Tag Archives: Choices

Honoring Your Need for Boundaries

Boundaries – those things we need to set and honor when we realize someone continually encroaches on our space, violates us, drains us, or things have gotten to a place where some type of limit must be set to maintain a healthy relationship. I’ll be … More …

Do-Over

Last week I decided I needed to start 2019 over again. We were only ten days into the year, and things definitely were not going as I intended. In fact, the year began with things not going as planned when my husband and I had … More …

Who Are You Without Your Struggle?

We all have our struggles in life, right? Even those who seemingly “have it all together” deal with their own issues and struggles. It’s just part of being human. What I find most intriguing are those who have the same struggle repeatedly, over and over, … More …

A Hurricane or Peace?

My husband and I vacationed in Hawaii last month, and as with most long vacations we take, they tend to be preceded by any number of things occurring at home. In fact, our pets have a habit of always getting sick right before we leave. … More …

Relationship Reciprocity

A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with my 17-year old niece about friendships and relationships. We were discussing the give and take aspect of being in relationships and whether it’s better to give than to receive or vice versa. I said that … More …

Pivotal Moments and Life Lessons

There are moments in life that shape the way we think, what we believe, how we view the world, and who we are. They are pivotal moments which can be big or small, tragic or not, but the one commonality is they teach us beautiful … More …

Morning Essentials

Someone once told me “the way you start each day is the way you live your life.” Think about it. It’s true. What you do to begin each day sets the tone for that day, and what sets your tone for each day impacts how … More …

What Are You Allowing?

Many years ago, I spent a number of years in a verbally and emotionally abusive relationship. I won’t get into the details but suffice it to say it was not the best time in my life. I was (and am) a smart educated woman. I … More …

The Word of The Year

A few years ago, I came up with a word to represent the new year. The word was fun. I wanted my year to be filled with more fun and the intent was to have everything I did contribute to that feeling. Those of you … 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 …