BUILDING RESILIENCE: ONE SIMPLE TOOL YOU CAN BEGIN TO DO TODAY!

This year, like so many, I have had my challenges navigating life and a business through the pandemic. You are not alone dear ones. I would like to share my favorite, most effective tool. Hint… it has to do with filling the “empty jar” in my mind with positive thoughts, gratitude, and reframing my experiences.Continue reading “BUILDING RESILIENCE: ONE SIMPLE TOOL YOU CAN BEGIN TO DO TODAY!”

❤️ LOVE, MAY WE ALWAYS CHOOSE LOVE ❤️

I have a confession to make. I live in America and it absolutely grieves my heart to see such division among us. My heart literally aches. 💔 Right now all that I see is a huge divide among us. It is an Us vs Them mentality. It doesn’t matter what side anyone is on. ItContinue reading “❤️ LOVE, MAY WE ALWAYS CHOOSE LOVE ❤️”

MAY WE CHOOSE LOVE, ALWAYS LOVE

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RECLAIMING PERSONAL POWER: TAKE ACTION ON WHAT IS IN OUR CONTROL, LET GO OF THE REST

Thank you to those that are reaching out in response to recent posts. Keep sending me those emails (link below) and I will blog in response dear ones. I want you to know that I hear you and understand your pain. I am hearing the intense loneliness and isolation. I am hearing of lost timeContinue reading “RECLAIMING PERSONAL POWER: TAKE ACTION ON WHAT IS IN OUR CONTROL, LET GO OF THE REST”

How to Push Back and Plow Through Discouragement: Finding Your Own Power

Can you think of a moment of recent discouragement? How did you handle it? What helped? Yesterday I had one of those moments to kick start my Monday morning. The discouragement I felt about one particular area seemed to permeate into other aspects of my life. The excitement that I was feeling about certain dreamsContinue reading “How to Push Back and Plow Through Discouragement: Finding Your Own Power”

🐥🐥🐥 I DON’T HAVE DUCKS… AND I DON’T HAVE A ROW. BUT I DO HAVE SQUIRRELS AND THEY ARE EVERYWHERE 🐿🐿🐿 How to Jump Start Your “Non-Start”

For the past three plus years I have been posting “Daily Recovery Inspiration” posts on the Nicklaus Counseling Center, S.C.’s Facebook page. I started doing this as a way to encourage others on their healing, growth, and recovery journeys. What I ended up discovering is how often the prescheduled posts were just what I neededContinue reading “🐥🐥🐥 I DON’T HAVE DUCKS… AND I DON’T HAVE A ROW. BUT I DO HAVE SQUIRRELS AND THEY ARE EVERYWHERE 🐿🐿🐿 How to Jump Start Your “Non-Start””

COPING WITH THE CHANGE: HOW TO EMBRACE THE UNEXPECTED

Has your life changed because of the pandemic? Are you struggling with the changes? I think we would be hard pressed to find someone that has not experienced change in the past 9 months. I am no exception. When the world seemed to push a pause button last March because of the worldwide pandemic, IContinue reading “COPING WITH THE CHANGE: HOW TO EMBRACE THE UNEXPECTED”

DON’T LET AGE BE A DEFINING FACTOR IN HOW YOU LIVE YOUR LIFE

Recently, I was completely inspired by my colleague and team member, Judith Robbins, MA, LPC when she said, “85 (years old) is the new 65!” I have resolved to make my own resolution. “Fifty is the new thirty!” And as Joyce Meyer says, “I am not aging. I am youthing.”  Did you know? • ColonelContinue reading “DON’T LET AGE BE A DEFINING FACTOR IN HOW YOU LIVE YOUR LIFE”

DARKNESS BEFORE DAWN: LIGHTHOUSES ~ MY LIFELONG SYMBOL OF HOPE

In my previous post, “My Phoenix Rising from the Ashes”, I began sharing about the cognitive shift that took place when my life fell to ruins. I didn’t share that this took place when I was 44 years old. I had spent my 30’s as a stay-at-home mom, my late 30’s and early 40’s asContinue reading “DARKNESS BEFORE DAWN: LIGHTHOUSES ~ MY LIFELONG SYMBOL OF HOPE”

MY PHOENIX RISING FROM THE ASHES

Growing up as a “People Pleaser”, by adulthood I had perfected this pattern into a finely tuned way of life. People pleasing was fully ingrained in the way I thought and it drove most of my actions. It was such a powerful force in so many aspects of my life that it is hard toContinue reading “MY PHOENIX RISING FROM THE ASHES”

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