A compliment notices the outside; acknowledgement notices the inside.

Compliment vs Acknowledgement

Sometimes, we want our words to be heard. We want other people to understand how we feel. We might even want someone else to see the struggles that we face and the real person that hides beneath the cool shoes, the smile, or the great hair. To be accepted, liked, or even loved for who you really are, can make a big difference in someone’s world. Even if it’s just a small piece of you that’s been acknowledged.

Tossing Fear and Clutter to the Wayside: Feels Good

I’ve had a heckuva time staying on track with my own self-imposed rules on how I should live, feel better, be better, keep striving for more…I see what needs to be done. Set some new rules, get overwhelmed, paralyzed, and wonder what I was trying to accomplish in the first place. My little inner rebel emerges and I literally fight against myself…

2020 Update: Forward Ho!

“Who am I to life coach anyone? I don’t have my life together yet.” “How am I to sustain a business when I am in so much pain and feel like crap?” “Where is the stamina other people seem to find to be successful?” “Why can’t I figure this out?” “Why can’t I just effing feel good?”

Those were some of the questions that plagued my mind.

Good God, I must have tried every free self-help product or service that came my way. I also put bills on hold, ran up credit card debt, and ate oatmeal for weeks so I could invest thousands of dollars in the “best” programs, products, people, and coaching for myself so I could…

Life’s A B**ch!

While showering the other day, I was contemplating the old phrase “Life’s a bitch, and then you die.” It popped into my head seemingly out of nowhere, as I hadn’t heard it in decades. I remember my friends and I saying it in the early 80s, while giggling (probably because we weren’t supposed to be cussing yet). While it was fun to say on the outside, on the inside I wondered “Really?! Is it true? Is that what I have to look forward to?!”…