When I was a kid, I loved to write. By the time I graduated high school, I was planning on becoming a journalist. I just wanted to write! The first week of college, I remember sitting there so excited, being in college, living on my own for the first time. The head of the Journalism … Continue reading Everybody has a Story
A few years ago I was hanging out with one of my sisters and we were talking about judging others. Her mentor had suggested to her that instead of looking at a situation or person from a place of judgement, come from a place of curiosity. Here is a typical female example. You see a … Continue reading Judgement vs. Curiosity
I am sure that we all have that one friend that no matter how nicely we were to give them constructive feedback on something, being completely truthful, all they will hear is the criticism.
Hurt people hurt people. It is not an excuse, just a fact of life.
As I did this, I noticed something unpleasant. Someone had failed to pick up their dog's do-do and I stepped in it - multiple times! But isn't that just like life?
A couple months ago (yes, it has been that long since I last posted something - my apologies), I mentioned that I was stressing about my job ending and having to find a new one. There was a huge job fair here in town back in February. Because I know the organizers, and trying to … Continue reading Job Searching During a Pandemic!
Over the last 25 years, I have worked for a lot of different companies in a variety of positions. My kids make fun of me for this. My very first job was when I was 17 at a small family-run butcher shop with a big reputation. People drove from hours away to shop there. It … Continue reading What is your definition of success?
In my last blog, 'Are you experiencing SADness?", I listed some of the stressors that are currently going on in my life. One of the things I listed was my marriage. I would not say specifically that things are bad in my marriage, it's just that it could be better. One of the main challenges … Continue reading Are you connecting with your spouse?
I will be honest here. Things have not been going that well for me as of late. It is one of the reasons I have not really been writing. I have had a few meltdowns in recent months. I have missed a few days of work because I couldn't get out of bed. I have … Continue reading Are you experiencing SADness?
February is here...the season of love! At church on Sunday, they showed a video from The Skit Guys. If you have never heard of them, you need to look them up. They are quite hilarious about some of the most obvious subjects. They did a skit about trying to buy cards for their wives for … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!