Tag Archives: Inspiration

How to Thoroughly Enjoy the Holidays (Really!)

Suddenly, just like that, the holidays are upon us. When I started hearing the holiday music in early November, I shuddered. No, not yet. Please, I am not ready. I felt the anxiety of “having so much to do” and time closing in on me. … More …

It’s Your Move

“I’m tired,” she said. “Why? What’s been happening to make you tired?” I asked. “Nothing,” she replied, “I’m just tired of waiting for something to happen.” Ever been there? Waiting forever for something to happen? Here’s a secret for you: Nothing happens until you make … More …

This Is Not Where I Thought I’d Be

Have you ever looked around at your life and thought, “this is not where I thought I’d be”? I have. In fact, when I look at my life today, I often think that, and, it’s in a very positive light. If you told me ten … More …

Why You Need to Quit Your Job

Eight years ago, I sat in the big fancy office of my corporate job, miserable, listening to my sister on the other end of the phone saying: “Just quit. I don’t know why you stay there. You’re not happy – you need to quit.” My … 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 …

How I Lost My Ability to Force-Function

Dictionary.com defines “force” as: to compel, constrain, or oblige (oneself or someone) to do something: to drive or propel against resistance. And, defines “function” as: to perform a specified action or activity; work; operate: That was me – a “force-functioner”, constantly forcing myself to function in most professional situations that had lost their meaning … 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 …

Stuffed Emotions

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you know you’re about to cry but you cannot? Or you feel anger rising in your chest but are unable to express it due to the current environment or situation you’re in?  I lived most of … More …

Why We Can’t Let Go, Say Goodbye, Close the Chapter

In my last blog I wrote about how to let go of the hurts, wounds, fears, limiting beliefs, and even the yearnings that keep us stuck and hold us back. That blog got me thinking about why we have such a hard time implementing the … More …