I have often heard individuals complain that they are not capable of making a difference. When they complain, they are full of tons of self denigrating examples, I call them the “I’m Nots” I am sure you have heard the “I’m nots” from time to time, perhaps you have even spoken them yourself. Read the rest of this entry »
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We all have them, challenges in our lives that feel as big as a mountain. Sometimes the only way to face the challenges in our lives is to climb the mountain! But HOW do we cope with challenges in our lives? Are we able to rise to the occasion or do we crumble, frozen in fear and unable to cope? Read the rest of this entry »
My oldest daughter is the inspiration for this post today. She was HORRIFIED to learn that I wrote about PMS yesterday, “Mom, that is SOOO embarrassing!” she said. She is 10. I then asked her what topics she felt I should be writing about. She replied, “What a great idea, I can come up with good things for you to write about!” One of her first suggestions was to write about getting your own room. This is very important to my daughter, as she currently shares a room with her younger sister. My oldest is desperate for her own space. Thus, the title of today’s post.
“No amount of darkness can put out the light of a single candle.” ~ Author Unknown
Doors of Closure, Windows of Opportunity
Every individual I know has had doors shut (or slammed) in their lives. These closed doors can bring great stress and devastation in a person’s life. I am going to use my sister as my example (without her permission, Read the rest of this entry »
Today I wanted to say something about the importance of allowing ourselves to have dreams and fantasies. In this particular case, I am not talking about a one night stand with your favorite celebrity, but rather, dreams and fantasies about your life and your future.
Addictions. We All have them. Many of us hate them. Many of us love them. And, yes, many of us LOVE to HATE them. Addictions are a tough subject to tackle because there can be a fine line between a healthy habit and an unhealthy addiction. The reality of the spectrum ranges from health-promoting habits to death-inducing Read the rest of this entry »