Am I Still On The Right Path?

I was having a conversation with a dear friend of mine the other night about life (as you do after a couple of cocktails), and I thought about how one’s life is constantly evolving. And, even in my sixties, I still find myself looking for something that I should feel totally passionate about. So, the … Read more

The Art Of Endurance

I love apples. I’ve always loved apples. Red, green, golden, I love ‘em all! Something about apples just reminds me of home. A country home. MY country home. I’ve got apples all over my kitchen. Tastefully done, of course. I’m not nuts. Apples taste great, too!  Some are sweet, some are tangy. I even like … Read more

Losing A Friendship

Maintaining good friendships is a form of self-care that provides comfort and encouragement, and this can enhance your mental well-being. But what happens when the dynamics of a friendship change and you start drifting apart? One minute you’re seeing your best friend all the time and the next you’re lucky to find any free time … Read more

Hindsight

The only purposeful aspect of hindsight is to improve what we start doing today. It is quite easy to look back over a decade to see if we had done Plan A more efficiently, we would have ended up with a better outcome. That reflection can include all the complications of raising children, our career … Read more

Life Lessons Learned…Somewhat…Not Really

We’ve all had people giving us advice: do it this way- try this- don’t do this, etc… Some things stick, a lot don’t, and then there are those things that should, but no matter how hard we try, they just don’t. We can only promise ourselves to do better. Or, in my case, then proceed … Read more

Goldilocks

She entered the unoccupied house. Tasting each of the three bowls on the table. She said, “This porridge is too hot. This porridge is too cold. This porridge is just right.” Trying three chairs, the same routine. Trying three beds, the same. Goldilocks was a trespasser, a thief, and a consumer of private property, who … Read more

Getting Ahead As A Woman In The Workplace

There are countless women in the workforce who are bright, hardworking, and creative but are simply tired of trying to navigate the workplace challenges that come their way. If that describes you, don’t give up! You have something special to offer this world, and you can achieve your career dreams if you stay committed to … Read more

Meant For Something More

Have you ever had that feeling deep down inside that you are on this earth to make a difference, to impact someone’s life, and to live your life to the fullest potential and share your talents with others? I have and I know I’m not alone. I’ve had these feelings/thoughts for a long time. Even … Read more

Blessings In Disguise

A “blessing in disguise” is something that seems not quite right or bad in the beginning but turns out to be a good thing at the end. You can also say that it’s an accident that results in positive consequences. Have you ever lost a job only to find that it gave you the opportunity … Read more

Speaking Of Change

What does change mean to you? For me, it’s when I know I need to change my situation, my expectations in life. And no matter whether these changes seem good or bad, I know I will learn something new. I believe that “change is good”. I think that external change makes me more flexible, more … Read more