People Pleasing

“If at anytime you feel like a doormat, put your foot down, pick that “stuff” up, dust it off and put it away. You are beautiful, creative, unique, quirky, crazy, yet soft, caring, kind, loyal, compassionate, passionate and every positive adjective in the dictionary and then some. Don’t let anyone, and I mean ANYONE, EVER… Continue reading People Pleasing

Feelings

“Feelings are not fact(ual)” ~ Anonymous  Many of us have heard this quote but what does it really mean? As I like to do with a lot of reflections, let’s look at a couple of definitions. Facts or factual (things) are defined things that are true or concerned with actual details or information rather than… Continue reading Feelings

Addiction – Disease or Moral Failing?

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.” ~ C.G. Jung In case it’s a trivia question some day, “Carl Gustav Jung (July 1875 – June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but… Continue reading Addiction – Disease or Moral Failing?

The Wisdom to Know the Difference

“Spirit is not logic. Knowledge is not Wisdom. Spirit is Feeling, logic is thought. Knowledge is learned, Wisdom is Knowing…Wisdom is the fruit of time, because it is based on knowledge and experience. Knowledge alone does not bring Wisdom. You need Experience also to bring Wisdom from…Knowledge. Knowledge by itself is a cold, dangerous thing…Follow… Continue reading The Wisdom to Know the Difference

Take Care With Your Words

Today I thought I’d share something from an old dear friend. “We must each of us take care with Our Words. Our Words carry Our Breath, and Our Intent. Words do have a Power. If we tell ourselves we can’t do a thing, chances are we can’t. If we tell ourselves we are ugly or… Continue reading Take Care With Your Words

“Magic Power”

“Where words fail, music speaks.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen Something you may not know about me is that I love music. I like a wide variety of genres but Classic Rock, some heavy metal and ‘80’s hair band music are my favorites. There’s just something about the toe tapping beat that just gets me energized plus… Continue reading “Magic Power”

Dreams

“Dreams at first seem impossible, then seem improbable, and finally, when we commit ourselves, become inevitable.” ~Mahatma Gandhi When we’re growing up, most of us were taught to have goals and to dream big. We were often asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Some of you might remember saying things like… Continue reading Dreams