The Quest for Confidence – Update

In my last blog I described some of my long term goals and much of it pointing towards a quest to gain confidence in myself. Some of you might be wondering how it is going, and I have to say it is going better than I anticipated. I joined Toast Masters in the second week …

Scrolling Our Lives Away

I have been thinking a lot about time. There are never enough hours in the day to accomplish all I want to complete. Being incredibly busy has become a societal norm for a number of years now. Time is precious and I don’t know about you, but I am constantly chasing time. In the quest …

The Quest for Confidence

I am not doing New Year resolutions this year, as what I need to achieve is going to be ongoing for many years. I am going to have to practice kindness and respect towards myself. It is going to require unlearning beliefs and rewiring my brain. I need to flip the script on the internal …

Reflections on Life & 2021

2021 has been one of the most challenging years I have encountered thus far in my life. Over the past two months I have been able to reflect on what truly matters to me and I have reconnected with who I am. I care about my work a lot and I want to produce high …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 25

I was stuck on day 25 for more than a couple of weeks. It is one of the problems which comes with being over analytical. I refer to it as paralysis by analysis. Day 25 is asking me to speak of my favorite item. This topic of gratitude does not speak to me on any …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 24

Today I am supposed to talk about the best gift I have ever received. I can think of many amazing gifts friends, family and my husband have given me. The one gift I want to share, and is by far the best gift I have ever received. I am scared of offending others by talking …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 23

Today my gratitude is on the greatest compliment I have received and can receive. My husband claims it is one of the reasons why he fell in love with me and it is my authenticity and being genuine. Being told I am genuine or authentic means the world to me as I want to be …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 22

Today is about a challenge I am grateful for having experienced. I didn’t enjoy the challenge, but it gave me a whole new appreciation for my mobility. The surgery was the easy part, but the recovery near killed me. Not being able to walk for six weeks unless I had crutches was the hard part. …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 21

Today’s gratitude is to write something positive about my body. I cannot say I love my body right now as I have gained a few pounds since Covid19 began. In addition to drinking my weight in wine times ten this summer which has not helped me in my efforts to shed a few pounds. Despite …

30 Days of Gratitude- Day 20

Today is about something I love about a family member. I am going to pick my Mom and the attribute I most love about her is her genuine caring selfless persona and how she always wants everyone to feel special and loved. The first time I noticed how kind my Mom was when I was …