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Is the universe pushing your buttons? Deal with it.

Here is a question for you. Do you think the universe puts obstacles in your path for you to work on? The obstacles can range from new technology to individuals. Has someone shown up in your life that is pushing your buttons? Maybe trying your patience, boundaries, or different opinions.  If we are finding our… Read More Is the universe pushing your buttons? Deal with it.

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Diversity – sharing and writing about hard topics

I read a blog post over at The Blossom Edit,  where Nicole talked about diversity within the Blogosphere.  Where posts on mental health, disabilities or other topics people might find uncomfortable are not shared, as much as, say beauty tips, mindfulness or recipes. It resonated with me as I think we want to escape our daily… Read More Diversity – sharing and writing about hard topics

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A question you shouldn’t be asking at a special times

A friend and I were having lunch and catching up.  Her daughter, last month, had graduated from university.  Parents and grandparents attended the ceremony and everyone was happy and proud.  Pictures were lovely. It was then that the conversation took a different turn. My friend said she was trying to not ask her daughter if… Read More A question you shouldn’t be asking at a special times

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Idea for moving forward with…….

I listened to a podcast over at me and Orla with Xanthe Berkeley.  They discussed creativity and how we often set ourselves up to fail and how to combat that. We often compare ourselves to someone already established. Not taking into account that they might have spent years as a beginner practicing their art.  The only person… Read More Idea for moving forward with…….

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Should we be using the word “just”?

There are some professions that are celebrated and acknowledged as they should be.  There are other professions that are not celebrated – they don’t have a day or week that acknowledges them and what they do.  Any profession/job that is done well should be acknowledged period. Not just on a certain day or week on… Read More Should we be using the word “just”?

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5 actions to start creating the life you want

The quote “life is a journey not a destination” has always felt right to me.  We know the final destination, so it is how we go about getting there that counts.  The following is my take on what we can do to create the life we want and make our journey count. Try new things.… Read More 5 actions to start creating the life you want

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Finding traits I might want to be empowered with

A few weeks ago I started The Artist’s Way.  Fast recap of book “12 week course in discovering and recovering your creative self.”  I am plugging away on my morning pages (I find I am better on work days) and doing the exercises. One exercise recently was to make a list of people you admire… Read More Finding traits I might want to be empowered with

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Writing camp and you don’t have to leave home !

I can’t believe how fast the first three months of the year have gone.  End of March and still snow on the ground, but that is not what this post is about. It is camp time!  If you have read the blog before you know I work better with deadlines and commitments.  So for April… Read More Writing camp and you don’t have to leave home !

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A different type of to do list !

I was scrolling through Pinterest and came across the above pin from Pepper and Twine Instagram account.  I thought what I neat idea. Their Instagram has other pages worth checking out.  I thought this is a different to do list.  So, get yourself pretty colored pens, stickers and put a question or thought on the page… Read More A different type of to do list !

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I’m listening. I so want to understand.

I am reading the book Presence by Amy Cuddy.  She talks about relinquishing power to listen. To stop talking, preaching and listen to understand. By listening and giving up power we are really gaining so much more. I wanted to share what we can gain when we let go of knowing, asserting and listening more.… Read More I’m listening. I so want to understand.