Tag Archives: freedom

Navigation tools for windy days

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.” —Dolly Parton   It is so easy to be blown by the wind, isn’t it? Lately, it feels like every day brings new hurricanes. Illness. Breakups. Paris. The San Bernardino shooting. Things that feel too big to bear. This Dolly Parton quote is one(read more)

I know my strengths; do you?

“Celebrate your victories! Be verbal about it. Haters will say you’re bragging, but those who love you will celebrate with you.” ~ Steve Maraboli “Celebrate your victories! Be verbal about it. Haters will say you’re bragging, but those who love you will celebrate with you.” ~ Steve Maraboli Last year I went to a luncheon(read more)

When the opposite of freedom is loneliness

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou You’ve been embracing your freedom and relishing your choices. Learning to listen to your inner voice. Creating your own refuge. All that is fantastic. But sometimes, as you step into more active self-love, loneliness(read more)

Make Room for Who You Could Be

Every year I resolve to be a little less the me I know and leave a little room for the me I could be. ~Wendy Wasserstein Oh, hello, end of January. Hello, extra 5 pounds that are still on my hips. Hello, credit card balances that haven’t gone down after the holidays. Hello, snooze button on(read more)

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