Vulnerability

“Dr. Brene Brown studies human connection – our ability to empathize, belong, and love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.” Watch her thought-provoking, 20-minute presentationContinue reading “Vulnerability”

Good Advice

I was rushing around the other day, trying to get things done, when I stopped in my tracks, realizing I was doing the exact thing that I caution others not do do: rush through the day without pausing to enjoy it!  Gosh, I thought, I seriously need to take some of my own advice.  Then,Continue reading “Good Advice”

Your Authentic Life

What does “living with authenticity” mean to you?  What does it feel like?  It might be easier to describe what NOT living authentically feels like.  For example, when what you truly believe is stuffed down inside, when you’re really unhappy at work, when you have a bad gut feeling when you hang out with certainContinue reading “Your Authentic Life”

Thanking Community Members

Tonight’s Gratitude Group meeting was about being grateful for people in our community.  Let’s chat a bit about that here. There are a lot of people in our community that help make it a better place.  Often, these people work hard without us noticing, behind the scenes, or in scary jobs, or in jobs weContinue reading “Thanking Community Members”

Breathe. Relax. Unwind.

Breathe.  Relax.  Unwind.  These are important words to me. BREATHE: Whenever I see or hear this word, it causes me to inhale and exhale with intention.  Breath is the essence of our physical health.  Fresh oxygen is carried throughout our bodies with our breath.  Life stress causes us to hold our breath or to breatheContinue reading “Breathe. Relax. Unwind.”

Give to Receive

“As you feed the world, the world feeds you.” – Marc David Is there something you’ve been meaning to get out there and do?  A skill you want to teach?  A class you want to take?  An organization with which you want to volunteer? I encourage you today – get out there and do it. Continue reading “Give to Receive”