I love spring – it’s my favorite time of year. A beautiful added bonus is that we have had a considerable amount of rain here in Southern California so the hills are every shade of green imaginable and wild flowers abound. Yes, I love it all because it’s nature’s way of saying, okay, let’s start
When I asked some of my clients this question, they responded with; “I want my life to be easier – struggle less and love more.” “Anything will be better than 2016!” “I’d like to dump the belief that what I want is less important than what others want… I think that means I’d like to
Part one of three Step 1: my challenge to you Let’s get right into this. What is the one thing you can change that will change everything? It’s your first thoughts when you wake up. It doesn’t matter whether you are the zero to 60 flash bounding out of bed or more of the let’s
Roxi G. loves to whine, complain and grouse about what’s wrong with her life, her work, where she lives, her lack of relationships, her family – you name it, and she can launch into a diatribe. Her friends began matching her whine for whine – how bad the food was at lunch or how so-and-so
The expression “Necessity is the mother of invention” has been around forever. I’m exercising some creative license in this post to paraphrase the statement so that it reinforces one of my foundational beliefs: Reinvention is a necessity. When I turned 50, I left my corporate career and embarked on the magic carpet ride of being
As a child, hearing the adage “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” did not ring true for me because harsh, judgmental, critical words did hurt – a lot. Words could bring me to tears, feel like a knife slicing though my skin, and cause pain in a flash.
A 55-year-old woman looks in the mirror and gasps! In a voice filled with dismay, she asks “Who are you? Where did you come from?” Her 20-something body is a long-ago memory. Her 30-something energy is history. Her 40-something skin has vanished. Her 50-something life is staring back at her as she struggles to come
For two years I did everything I could to avoid surgery, including denying the problem and making excuses. Meanwhile, I gradually eliminated activities over time until I reached the point that there was very little I could do other than lie flat on my back. That’s when a dear friend asked me a very simple
Have you heard this expression? God gave you one mouth and two ears so you can listen twice as much as you talk. Let’s just say that was not a concept I embraced! Nor did I understand the importance of listening because what I had to say was so much more important… and relevant… and meaningful.