Hurdles – Part II

Clearing Your Hurdles So you’ve identified your hurdles and now it feels overwhelming or depressing? Or you haven’t gotten past first base, because you got stuck? No worries. Hang in there! Everyone has hurdles in life. Many every day,  in fact. Let’s look back at the hurdles we talked about a few days ago. (If … Continue reading Hurdles – Part II


Hurdles – Part I

Identify Your Hurdles What are the hurdles in your life? You know, the roadblocks you try to leap over – sometimes unsuccessfully? When we think of hurdles, we may well think only of major things like bankruptcy, divorce, dropping out of college, surviving a house fire. Things like that. And those certainly are more than … Continue reading Hurdles – Part I


Would you rather hear an audio summary of this post? Scroll down and have a listen. There are days we feel we run alone. Travel solo. Unencumbered. Some days this feels completely exhilarating; other days it's downright terrifying We have been subtly or quite overtly encouraged to be an individual – independent and unfettered. We … Continue reading Pacesetter

A Day In The Life…

Dodging raindrops, I hurried into a downtown restaurant in my neighborhood for the fresh spinach, strawberry salad I'd dreamed of all morning. Surprised at the empty seats in an otherwise packed eating establishment, I quickly learned that a shooting, which had killed three people 90 minutes earlier, had placed many businesses, schools and government offices … Continue reading A Day In The Life…

The Shadows – Part III

We're always looking for shortcuts. Life hacks! Strategies that ensure things run more smoothly and preferably, as a result of a quick solution. We reach. We run. We hurry and scramble. We try our hardest to get ahead. Ah yes. This is our tendency. Inevitably, however, we come to a point where what has (seemingly) worked … Continue reading The Shadows – Part III

The Shadows – Part II

Everyone of us is a combination of light and dark, up and down. Living on a mountaintop, free of worry, disruption or fear, is simply not sustainable. Probably not even healthy, if it were possible. There are common shadows we all grapple with – things like a sense of inadequacy, feeling invisible, unlovable or being convinced … Continue reading The Shadows – Part II