Be Your Own Hero

Flashback To September 1997 I was 27 years old when I first realized I had to be the hero in my life story. This profound realization happened during my 28 day stay in a program for addictions. During the cool down after an aerobics class, the instructor Marina played the song Hero by Mariah Caray….

55 Rules For Love – Rule #2 – Whatever You Accept, You Will Get

Whatever You Accept, You Will Get Wow. This. Period. This is a powerhouse statement. My first thoughts are, if you’re accepting that your husband/wife/life partner, however you label your significant other, is physically, emotionally or mentally abusing you, then that is what you will get. Why? Because, in my early twenties, I was in a…

Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

One Morning She Woke Up Different This morning, as I re-read it, I am drawn to the line, “She was done with anything that didn’t bring her peace.”  Just for today, I am grateful that I have the choice to walk away, say no, or stop thinking about something that stresses me out.  I have…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

This morning I’m thinking about empowerment and choices.  The little choices I make each day, each moment that moves me forward towards achieving personal goals. Just for today, I will work honestly towards achieving small goals. I’m not here to change the world.  I am here to make my little pocket of it a better…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

Just for today….I will do my work honestly realizing I am not a victim, I have power in the work place. Power meaning I have a voice and I can advocate for myself in a proactive, empowering style that reflects my professionalism. Just for today, I will remember I am not powerless at work.  I…

Approaching 50 Years Old…

In less than 2 months, I will be turning 50 years old. Turning 50 has been on my mind since January, knowing this is the year I earn the honor of saying I’m half a century old. But I didn’t think turning 50 was an honor back in January. In January my mindset was I…