Stretch Yourself – Good for Your Body and Mind

This summer I hurt my shoulder, and couldn't lift heavy weights.  I had to adjust my fitness routine to a different pace.  One of my BFFs from grade school days, Lydia, came to visit, and she's a yoga enthusiast at 65.  Looks great.  During her visit, she got on the floor and stretched for 15 … Continue reading Stretch Yourself – Good for Your Body and Mind

Press On!

As I reflect on the results of the mid-term elections, I felt compelled to share a poem I wrote over twenty years ago.  I wrote it when a friend came over after a devastating break up.  And some of the losses last night were very hard to accept.  But sometimes in life, we have to … Continue reading Press On!

Reinvention is a Choice. 

 Are you considering a major change in your life?  It can seem daunting.  Should I start that business?  Move to another city?  Try a different career? Well, you are reinventing yourself. Like a caterpillar shedding it’s skin in order to emerge as a butterfly, we shed our skins several times at different stages of life. … Continue reading Reinvention is a Choice. 

Tap Into Your Juice

It's interesting.  This process of Sizzling.  To me, it is so much more than how I look.  It's how I feel about my life, and the many aspects of it.  You see, there's is so much to live for.  It's about consistently making the decision to step toward the good.  Step toward God's gifts inside … Continue reading Tap Into Your Juice

Shift Happens

There comes a time. At each stage of life, you shift.   Priorities, plans, dreams.  You rearrange the chairs on the deck to fit the motion of the ocean.  Always pressing on, but pressing in a different way.  You sail on while things calibrate, energy moves, and then exciting horizons can appear.  I'm shifting gears now.  … Continue reading Shift Happens

The Benefits of Pruning

I'm good at a lot of things, but I don't have a green thumb.  While I love the looks of plants, most of the ones in my home are of the beautiful silk variety!  The pictures above are of the only plant I've been able to grow.  Would you  believe it's the same plant?  It … Continue reading The Benefits of Pruning