Monday Motivation – Who are we, really?

We can remove monuments, statues, flags and any other remembrance of history but that will not remove a person’s way of thinking. Thought patterns have been in existence for years, decades and often an entire lifetime due in part to generational social learning. Change occurs by changing the way we think about ourselves and ourContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Who are we, really?”

Father’s Day Message

It’s that wonderful day each year when we celebrate Fatherhood. First, I would like to say how proud I am of a very dear friend who became a father eight months ago. He has overcome many obstacles thus far in his journey and has become an amazing father. Charlie is a very lucky little girl.Continue reading “Father’s Day Message”

Out of the Dark

You must have been in great pain and sadness to want to go away. And not be able to tell those you love who would have convinced you to stay. Life is never easy, Life is never fair. Live one day at a time, Because your future is there. The beauty is in not knowingContinue reading “Out of the Dark”

Monday Motivation – STAND in UNITY

I cry for George Floyd. I cry for his family. I cry for all who mourn his loss. I cry for all police officers; good and bad. I cry for peace. I cry for compassion. I cry for empathy. I cry for justice. I cry for those who understand. I cry for those who sayContinue reading “Monday Motivation – STAND in UNITY”

Monday Motivation – Start where you are

May is Mental Health Month. Take a mental health day if needed and treat yourself to self care. Focus on you. We cannot change the past but we can have a huge impact on our present and future. Whether we take it day to day or hour to hour that’s OK. We have to startContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Start where you are”

Monday Motivation – Make Peace with the Past

Our relationship to the past is correlated to the paths we take in the present and affects decisions made for the future. “Make peace with the past”, “come to terms” and “resolve the past” are all good ideas and easier said than done. What do these even mean? We can’t alter the past. We can’tContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Make Peace with the Past”

Seniors 2020 – Don’t Despair

Seniors 2020 ….. don’t let the challenges of the year keep you from accomplishing your dreams! I will honestly say that I did not attend my high school graduation. I did not go to my undergrad graduation either. My masters was important and I did attend that ceremony.  I am still setting and reachingContinue reading “Seniors 2020 – Don’t Despair”

Monday Motivation -CoronaVirus – Stay At Home

I’ve got to say this for sure. When we come out of this cloud so to speak and get back to a new “normal“ we should see a lot of the following from those who have been off from work, working from home or taking vacation during this time: *Decluttered and immaculately organized garages. 🧹Continue reading “Monday Motivation -CoronaVirus – Stay At Home”

Everything happens for a reason…..or does it?

“Everything happens for a reason.” Who coined this phrase? I have not done the research on this one. I used to say this to myself whenever good and bad things came my way in order to help me cope. Someone is in such extreme internal pain that they end their life by suicide. People areContinue reading “Everything happens for a reason…..or does it?”

Monday Motivation – Resilience and Change

I keeping reading where people want to “get this over with and go back to their real life”. I hate to break it to you but this is real life…in this moment. This is REALITY. Embrace it. Step back and relax and enjoy the time away from all the hustle and bustle because when weContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Resilience and Change”