Sometimes life can be so simple. Be good to others and do the right thing, it’s that easy. That’s one of the many lessons my grandma aka Ma, taught me. She was a simple person. She raised five kids on her own. One of which was born with a mental disability. She was a hard … More Remembering the Mark of a Good Person.
It was so cold sitting on those steps for what felt like hours. My hands were painfully numb from knocking relentlessly on a door that I wonder to this day has ever been open. Chances are it hasn’t. I can only imagine that is what it is like for an addict. It doesn’t matter the … More Addiction: The only prison where the locks are on the inside
“I hate Trump”,”I hate men”, “I hate women”, “I hate the police” and the list goes on. We all have seen these statements and so much more over the last few years. We assume the worst when we see a post or statement that reflects similar sentiments. We unfriend others whose views are different than … More The Cost of Always Being Right
Her voice reminded me of all I had forgotten and needed to forget. Memories of camp fires, storytelling and karaoke came flooding back. She sang of love and heartache, pain and redemption and tequila. A cold reminder of what was and what could of been. It is one of the reasons I tend to stay … More A Grand Ole Time
Forgetting to put away the milk and leaving it out over night is a mistake. Drinking the milk the next day is a bad choice. Just as if you had been told Liam Neeson would show up if you keep leaving the milk out. You knew that there was a consequence for that action. Yet many … More Mistakes vs. Bad Choices
There seems to be two kinds of people in this day and age. “Wishbone” people and “Backbone” people. This is merely an observation, not a fact; just an opinion…..so let’s try not to be offended by every little thing as we are in a new year, where as that seemed to be the norm for … More Two kinds of people in the world
Many of us have or struggle with being positive day in and day out. Life is tough and sometimes VERY OVERWHELMING. What if I told you that you can improve your outlook and well being by incorporating a few steps into your daily routine to get the most out of each day. Would you do … More How to find the “Good” in every situation.
When we hear the word “balance”, what are the first things you think about? A balanced diet? A balanced budget? A balanced workout? We live in hectic times. Do you ever feel like you are being pulled in multiple directions by your job, friends, family or even your own mind!? It can be OVERWHELMING and STRESSFUL!!! … More A few ways to find balance
Have you ever heard the old anecdote about a group of frogs and boiling pot of water? It is believed that the frogs will do everything they can to pull each other down, so none of them escape the pot. Kind of scary huh? That’s actually reality for some people. Chances are there is a toxic … More How To Delete Wishy Washy & Toxic People From Your Life
This is a list of all of the goals people try to make and some I MIGHT make when the calendar turns to a new year. However, these are suggestions that are fool proof to accomplishing your goals with a bit of humor. Let’s say you want to get married. Just go and find someone … More Take my New Year’s Resolution advice – I’m not gonna use it