Motivational Monday

I realized I never wrote something up for today.  Then I saw the news about Stan Lee – who passed at 95 years of age – and decided to go that direction. Truth. No one has issues getting out of bed if it is to do something they love – and something that has their…

To Exhale

It seemed fitting that I saw this after I returned today:  I was clearly way past due for some good self care.  And I was WAY past due to have that time with SB.  Thankfully we were able to finally put something on the calendar for this past weekend.  Three days and three nights, sitting…

Vote and Other Stuff

First, let me start off the election day with something for you to read or listen to. I am a huge fan of Freakonomics. I took a class last year where I was required to read another one of their books in the series: Think Like a Freak – and I loved it. When I…

Friday Feelz

Thursday morning, I popped open my facebook feed and saw my grandpa.  And I outwardly commented that he was my grandpa.  My brother is in the restaurant business and does an amazing job connecting things to non-profits.  I saw my grandpa because he decided to use his image for a veteran’s day fundraiser he is…

Migraine

I don’t get them often, but Sunday night through Monday night, I had a horrible migraine. It was funny because all day Sunday – after I returned from my 3-hr drive, I had people commenting – asking if I was OK.  “Oh yeah” I would say because I felt fine.  Little congested – small headache…

Motivational Monday

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who…

Epiphany

My tantra teacher used to remark during her conversations that the universe will give you what you need.  It will never give you more than you can deal with, and it may dole out the lessons you need too.  But sometimes what feels like a setback is actually the universe teeing something up for you….