Tag Archives: Beliefs

The Only Way Out Is Through

I was talking to a friend the other day who’s going through a difficult time. She said words I’ve heard and felt many times: “I wish I could fast forward to get to the resolution of this situation.” I’ve thought similar things in my life, … More …

The Easy Path or The Path of Ease?

Do you prefer ease or easy? Both? Yes, me too. You can have both, but often you must part ways with the path of easy before you can get to the path of ease, and then eventually the path of ease AND easy. Stay with … More …

How to Know When It’s Time to Throw In The Towel

Quitters never win and winners never quit, right? Maybe not. In fact, it might just be the opposite. If you never throw in the towel and walk away from the things that are not working in your life, you won’t create space for the things … More …

Five Reasons to Spend a Day on You

Do you treat yourself as well as you treat others? Think about it… do you have the same kindness, compassion, care, or concern toward yourself that you do for others? What if you did? What would it feel like? How would you behave? I decided … More …

Dreams Do Come True

When I sat down to write today, I was planning a completely different article than this. It was supposed to be about how the only way to get out of a negative fearful situation is go through it. I’m sure I’ll write about that eventually, … More …

What To Do When You Can’t “Let It Go”

I’ve heard about real estate deals falling apart at the table but I’ve never experienced it, until recently. I was about to close on the sale of a rental property I own; one I’ve wanted to sell for many years. Finally, the timing was working … More …

Free Yourself

My last blog post was about the false fears we all suffer from that weigh us down. They are fears that drive our behavior and act like a ball and chain, preventing us from living the life we most want to live. As I wrote … More …

Your Ball and Chain

I lived most of my life in fear, yet you’d never know it by looking at me. No, I was as calm, cool, collected, and in control as you can get. I was “the strong one,” as my parents told me. Perhaps I came off … More …

Are You Afraid of Your Doorway to Freedom?

My basset hound Champ is scared of the garage. He’s new to our home (we adopted him two months ago) and, from his perspective the garage is the scariest place on earth. He won’t go near it from any angle or door. Champ’s behavior around … More …

Monday, Monday…

What’s the deal with Mondays? It starts Sunday night… my Facebook newsfeed starts to fill up with the posts and memes about the dreaded next day. It gets worse the next morning.  More posts about the most dreaded day of the week: Monday.  I get … More …