Trust Your Gut

Have you ever wondered why we have this saying: trust your gut?  We don’t say, “Trust your liver.”  Or, “Trust your spleen…”  It turns our we have such a complex and developed neuron system in our “gut” that it’s been called our second brain. “Technically known as the enteric nervous system, the second brain consistsContinue reading “Trust Your Gut”

Treasure in the Mailbox

I truly hope the U.S. Postal Service never goes out of business.  I’ve always looked forward to picking up the mail with anticipation that I’ll receive something special in my mailbox.  Most days it’s just “junk” mail, but, sometimes, I get the best gift of all – a hand-written letter. A dear friend of mineContinue reading “Treasure in the Mailbox”

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.”

A Wall Already?

Uh-oh.  I’ve already hit a writer’s block!  I set a goal to write every day (or at least five out of seven days each week) but I have to admit that yesterday I was feeling uninspired to write.  I blamed it on being busy, but there’s always an excuse not to write, even though IContinue reading “A Wall Already?”

Why Should I Write?

  This question has been following me around for the last few months.  In the process of thinking about starting a blog, this little voice in my head kept saying, Why should I write?  What if I don’t have anything smart or interesting to say?  What if no one reads this?  What if…? One morning,Continue reading “Why Should I Write?”