World Mental Health Day: Let’s Talk About it

It’s OK to not be OK! World Mental Health Day (10 October) is a day for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150… 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

It’s OK to not be OK!

October 10 is “World Mental Health Day” 10/10 We need to constantly talk about it and not lie to ourselves when we are not well. It is amazing what telling the truth about how you feel, “will help” set you free. I want to encourage you to talk about mental health, share your struggles and… Read More

How Changing One Word Increased my Gratitude 10 Fold!

Maybe a 100 fold! How do you actually measure it, when you feel a shift of energy and thought by changing one simple word to another. I’m talking about HAVE and GET. Words are so powerful! They can build someone up or they can be used to destroy! It’s a huge responsibility to use the… Read More

Track Talk #4 -Being at ‘awe’

I love the feeling of ‘awe’. The dictionary defines awe as – a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder. When I am on a trip to some place new and seeing places and things for the first time, I am at awe constantly. I know that is why I love trips and look… 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

Yes #cancersucks and thank goodness I get to hit the reset button!

Last Tuesday I had an open radical prostatectomy and today was able to get the pathology results. The Doctor is very happy with the results and has ensured me that we are probably cancer free. Although there is never a true money back guarantee and aside from the possible side effects, life should return back to… Read More

It’s four in the morning…#cancersucks

I am up early. I have a headache, slightly lightheaded and hungry and it’s four in the morning. Did you know there is a website devoted to “four in the morning“? Today is the day I get the radical prostatectomy done. After the consultation, research and many conversations of others that are ‘thrivers’, it was… Read More

#cancersucks  My Story – and it begins

It’s late in the afternoon. The sun is shining and it’s unseasonably warm in our little town. I am early so I decide to kill some time by walking my new trusted companion around the block. Partly I didn’t want Willow to be in the warm truck too long and I didn’t want to sit… Read More

Your Simple Personal Effectiveness Checklist to start every year with.

The new year always brings that opportunity to say, “OK, it’s a new year. That last year was OK, but I could do better. As a matter of fact, I am going to take responsibility for the results I achieve and choose to be more effective. Everything I do, will lead me closer to my… Read More