A Mission & A Journey

May 24th, birthday gratitude entry: I liked her immediately. Like, have-we-known-each-other-forever liked her. Her absolute devotion to being the best version of herself is awe-inspiring to me. What an example of using each moment wisely in this lifetime! She just so desperately wants to learn and grow, help and evolve. She’s on a mission… A…

Eff ‘Em

May 10th, birthday gratitude entry: Have you ever met someone and thought, “Yup, we’re Tribe. I will know yer ass forever”? Twice. I’ve met the guy freaking two times, and yet he made my list of the 50-ish most influential peeps to date in my life. Jeff Smith. Astrologist. Intuitive. Encourager. All-around Swell Dude. I…

No More Hiding

So I’m doing a thing. I’m scared, big time.   It may be one of the bravest things I’ve ever done. And I’ve done a ton of brave things.   I’ve stayed married to the same guy for over 30 years. (Full disclosure: this has required much more courage on his part than mine… he’s…

Just One Thing

The other day, I was phone tagging my sister. Without success, we were trying to connect for a few days.   I felt bad because I really did want to gab, but my schedule was super tight: Work Run Laundry Go for a quick swim then shower Scrub floors (really, I do that!) Quick WalMart…

This Was My Game Changer

I have two seasons of my life: PRE-gratitude journaling and NOW (since I currently journal my gratitude daily.)   When someone asks me, “what was it for you? What was it that turned the tables, shifted the vibe? When did you stop hurting yourself, berating yourself in your head, and feeling hopeless? When did you…