He Sees None Of My Flaws

When he looks at me, he sees perfection I see my flaws He tells me my beauty starts on the inside and radiates to all those around me It’s hard to believe, but I want it to be true He gently touches my face and says no one has looked more beautiful I look away … Read more

My 2020 Life Lesson

I remember saying at the beginning of 2020, “This is going to be an amazing, great year! This is my year!” Now, if there ever was a year to put to bed, it is 2020! It’s a year that has caused me, along with so many others, to have a level of anxiety. This anxiety … Read more

Why Do We Glorify Busyness?

I am the queen bee of being busy! I look at projects in the eye and dare them to ruffle my feathers. I have purposely kept my calendar overscheduled most of my adult life, fearing I might not have something to do. I admit I am afraid to be bored. I will look for things … Read more

What Do I Need To Improve?

I would definitely say that there’s room for improvement…for myself and my life. And, since we’re all staying home and trying to get through this pandemic, I can’t think of a better time to try and make some positive changes. I don’t need to completely overhaul my life, maybe just a couple of things to … Read more

Finding My Clarity

Do you ever feel like you’re confused or not clear about your relationships, career, or just life in general? Do you find your thoughts are surrounded by fog? The clarity is just not there. Maybe I’m just dealing with a symptom of menopause called foggy brain…who knows.  I don’t feel I’m alone in this. A … Read more

“An unexamined life is not worth living.”–Socrates

Through this blog, I’ve begun to really examine my life. I’m writing about what I have learned along the way and what I still need to learn. I’m reflecting, taking steps back from my life to see where I’ve been, and then using that to look forward to see where I’m going. I’m looking for … Read more

Bucket List

What experiences or achievements do you hope to have or accomplish during your lifetime? I believe it’s important to take time for things you enjoy in life. Doing things you enjoy can make you feel more energized and maybe even relaxed at the same time. We all know that it’s important to take time to … Read more

A Letter To My Younger Self

I don’t know if its because I’m turning 59 years old (short of 60….yikes!) this year or that I’m just at a point in my life that I’m doing a lot of reflecting of what my life has been and what the future may hold for me, but here it goes. Observations and thoughts of … Read more

Emotional Independence

Emotional independence is defined as a process in which we learn how to exercise greater control and will-power over our feelings and emotion. How do you achieve that? How do you achieve emotional independence so that you don’t need someone to be something for you? Why do we want people in our lives to behave … Read more

Why Isn’t Your Glass Half Full?

Have you ever been around a friend or family member who is so negative that you find it hard to be around that person? I have. I want to support them, but after a while, it gets to be a bit draining. And, I tell myself that I care (and I do) but sometimes I … Read more