What’s Wrong with David? Four Possible Steps to Help

David shuffled around in an non-purposefulness manner. Going from task to task, head down and shoulders slumped over. He acted a lot slower than normal, didn’t smile as much today and was certainly not engaged in his work. “Hey, David how’s it going?” “Crappy,” he said a low tone of voice. “I have a hangover.”… Read More

Taking my biggest step – Forgiveness

There is no doubt if you spend enough time on this earth that people will eventually do things to you that will not support your well-being, aliveness or even satisfaction in living. These things could be just a single event or a series of incidents over a period of time. The result and experience is… Read More

I Think and Therefore I Must Be

Ok, I might have changed a word or two. Yes, René Descartes, Cogito, ergo sum first written in his Discourse on the Method, is usually translated into English as “I think, therefore I am“. Our minds are flawed. Many times our perceptions of things are not as they seem and more of a figment of our… Read More

What do you do when the score is 12 – 3 for the other team?

What do you do when the score is 12 – 3 for the other team and there is still a period to play? Just got back from watching a G-kid play in his Pee-wee hockey game. To say it was a little lopsided is a bit of an understatement. They were outskated, outplayed and that… Read More

Dear Santa 2018

This is that time of year where I start to receive those Christmas Cards from friends and relatives. Inside those precious cards there are sometimes notes from the people that sent them, updating, telling me all about their year, all the things they and their family did and accomplished. Sometimes there messages around how such… Read More

12 Courageous Ways to be Kind to Yourself

Did you know that being kind often involves courage? It can also mean being vulnerable, standing up for yourself, taking risks and getting out of your comfort zone. We live in a society that values logic, hard work, achievement and success and by doing so, it can be hard to pay attention to our intuition,… Read More

Because you are human – you will fail.

One night at Toastmasters a member presented a reading of a commencement address that was dated back to 1983. After listening to her passionate presentation, I felt that the words while very significant, not only for the time period to which it was written, but for today too. Ursula K. Le Guinness addresses the graduation… Read More

A Tribute to my Mom, I did not want to do…The Dash that needs to be filled.

This past weekend was bitter sweet. It was Mother’s Day and with the recent passing of my Mother in February of this year, it would be the first time she would not be with us during this significant time. It was also the time we as a family choose to be together and celebrate her… Read More