Starting over after 40 plus years old can be a challenge but it can be rewarding. Add in a newfound mental health diagnosis or learning disability and suddenly your life choices make so much sense. I have been unofficially diagnosed as having ADHD by a mental health provider. I still have some diagnostic tests to … More Ready To Dream Again
Have you ever locked your keys in the trunk of your car or in the ignition? Once you realize that the doors are locked there is this moment of sheer panic of what the heck are you going to do. In some cases, it’s as simple as pulling out the spare key to open the … More If the Doors Close, What’s Next?
Hey family. Does anyone want to be honest about change being a challenge? How is it that most people have a hard time adjusting to change when it is what we as humans do all day every day. Our bodies and minds are changing every single day. We get older, wiser, wider, thinner and so … More Grieving Change and Moving Forward
I have had a busy week and I considered not writing. Each time that I sat down to write both my body and my mind betrayed me. I was either sleepy or unfocused because of all the things that I had to do. Once I realized that my personal deadline to post had come and … More Will You Let Perfection Rule?
Have you ever met someone who gives the best advice to others but rarely uses the wisdom that they share for themselves? They are the most helpful people who you will ever meet but they seem to lack the ability to accept or ask for the same help. They are usually the people who will … More Real Talk: Are You Hiding From Purpose by Helping Others?
Colossians 3:2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. When you are in the midst of challenges it’s tough to stay focused on spiritual things or to remember God’s promises for you. It seems that the more you try to move closer to your purpose, dream or goal that the … More Refocus Your Thinking
John 5:8 Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up your bed and walk.” Change is a challenge for most people because it reminds us that time does not stop for anyone (including us). We fight against the potential of change because we have learned the “ins and outs” of our present situations. We push back against … More Accepting and Activating Your Change
Hey! I know the title caught your eye. Yes, I know that you are afraid but guess what? I am too. I don’t walk confidently through this life every moment of the day. I have real fears about whether I have what it takes to do “it” but I know that I have to follow … More Fed Up With Life and Ready to Do Something About It
As I prepare for this final day I am flooded with a world of emotions. I wonder what will come of this moment. Will I remember this day? Will it have the same significance years from now? Turning the page on another chapter in my life means more than a new beginning. It is my … More Turning the Corner
I never thought about the after story for the little boy who cried wolf until recently. You remember the old childhood story where the little boy kept lying to the townspeople that the wolf was coming. As a result of his lies when the wolf actually approached the village no one came out to save … More Prove Yourself Right