I’m Asking You To Be Quiet

I’m Asking You To Be Quiet

I’m asking you to be quiet. For your own good. Every morning, when I was a kid, I’d wake up, get dressed and head to the kitchen for breakfast, where I’d be greeted by the voice of… Bruce Grant on WOOD radio. My mother was also there, being busy at something which I...
3 Words to Help You Find Serenity

3 Words to Help You Find Serenity

I am a person who prides herself on being able to manage a lot at one time. I am capable of doing a variety of things and organized enough to have been able to manage a full-time job, a household of 3 kids, a husband, a dog and assorted other small animals, volunteer...
How I Learned to Grieve

How I Learned to Grieve

Here’s what I was taught about grief while growing up: Nothing. Here’s what I picked up about it: It’s ok to feel sad…for a little while – but then move on It’s scary My first remembered encounter with death was when I was 8. I remember answering the phone in the...
When Does Passion Become Workaholism?

When Does Passion Become Workaholism?

When does Passion become Workaholism? There is nothing like the rush you get when you are aligned with your passion and following your heart’s desire. You feel truly alive and time loses its grip on you. You can work through meals and are stunned to notice the sun is...
Satisfied

Satisfied

I go searching in my cupboards, two, three, ten times a day. I’m hungry – but for what? I try some chips: that’s not it. How about some chocolate? That usually helps. And it does…for a minute. And then I’m up again – now in the pantry, searching amongst the boxes of...
How and When to Say No

How and When to Say No

I never used to say no. A combination of people pleasing, avoiding conflict, ultimate team player and showing just how much I am capable of handling was what drove me. I was a master juggler – at any one time I would have a multitude of balls in the air. My mother...
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