Category: Living Series

Transforming Fear – Hindsight in Advance

In my struggles with anxiety, I’ve found a few tools that really work for me. Exercise helps keep it at bay. If I’m in the midst of an anxiety-filled time, I meditate or do a Yoga Nidra practice. Cutting back on sugar and caffeine… Continue Reading “Transforming Fear – Hindsight in Advance”

Living Series: Listening to Your Internal Compass

The August 30 reading in Melody Beattie’s Journey to the Heart is about listening to what I want. She asks a series of questions: What do you want? What would feel good to you? What energizes you? Which friends feel good to be around?… Continue Reading “Living Series: Listening to Your Internal Compass”

Living Series: Cultivating Curiosity

An article in the August issue of Psychology Today caught my eye this morning. The title What Happy People Do Differently grabbed my attention, but I was really intrigued by the tag line which read #1 They Seek Risk, Not Reward. I consider myself a… Continue Reading “Living Series: Cultivating Curiosity”

Living Series: Divine Guidance and Agency

My cousin Bonni is the one that is responsible for this mess I’m in. When I first started writing this blog in August of last year, she said that she thought something big was going to come of this. In my imagination, I hoped… Continue Reading “Living Series: Divine Guidance and Agency”

Living: Finding My Sweet Spot

I had a discussion with my boss yesterday regarding the Manager’s Guide I’m writing at work. It has been a process writing this thing. It has evolved several times into something different, and it’s one of those projects that seems to get bigger the… Continue Reading “Living: Finding My Sweet Spot”

Living: Connecting with Those That Serve

I’m still reading Brene’ Brown’s book Daring Greatly. I love blogging about it because I imbed the contents in my brain. What’s the best way to learn something? Teach it. I know that from work. So, in writing about what I’ve learned and trying to “teach”… Continue Reading “Living: Connecting with Those That Serve”

Living: Daring Greatly….The Vulnerability Myth

As part of my Living series, I’m going to do a book study with myself and you, whomever you are that’s interested. Dr. Brene’ Brown has a new book out called Daring Greatly. It’s about her work with vulnerability and shame. I’ll read some… Continue Reading “Living: Daring Greatly….The Vulnerability Myth”

Living: Flirting With That Line….Escapism

A friend of mine texted me and suggested I write a blog about the song Dream Weaver. I looked up the lyrics, and it just sounded like somebody that wanted to go to sleep and forget the day’s drama. So, I thought there might… Continue Reading “Living: Flirting With That Line….Escapism”

Living: Life is Short….”Take Care of Me”

A couple of years ago, I was diagnosed with Severe Reactive Hypoglycemia. I went to the doctor because I had a terrifying episode where I got really disoriented when I was walking my dog. I couldn’t find my way home, and I didn’t recognize… Continue Reading “Living: Life is Short….”Take Care of Me””

Living: Step Into the Flow

In my first blog, I wrote that my goal in writing this blog was to share my journey to create a different life for myself in the hopes that you might find some things helpful to your journey. Along the way, I can’t tell… Continue Reading “Living: Step Into the Flow”

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