• Life Lessons My Garden Taught Me

    It snowed today – a lot! The storm picked up momentum as the day went on. I found myself drawn to the window often. I couldn’t see the garden. I know there is life there – under the thick blanket of snow. The garden has already started preparing for its showy comeback. We are getting close now. Gardening is one of the ways I express myself creatively.…

  • Observing Life

    It’s been three months since my last entry. Life happened and I found myself in need of a retreat. As a dear friend once suggested: “Maybe it’s time to do just what’s in front of you; chop wood, carry water and let the world go by.” Every so often, I need to do just that. So, I focused on my family, my closest friends and my work…

  • A healthy Life; If Not Now When?

    I was talking to a young woman yesterday. She is twenty-four years old, very bright, beautiful, and a genuine mover and shaker. She had just changed jobs and we were talking about her process. I shared my experience of climbing the corporate ladder only to find out – as I was turning forty – that I wasn’t willing to keep paying the price for corporate success. Living…

  • More Thoughts on Procrastination

    Procrastination is a fact of life! Whether it’s the piles of paper on your desk waiting to be dealt with, the phone call you dread returning, or the doctor appointment you avoid making, there are seven basic reasons for procrastination. 1. You don’t like the nature of the task and you consider it a waste of  time. The task maybe boring or time consuming and you just…

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