Where Are You On The Ladder of Selves?

The “ladder of selves” was a concept of British philosopher, Colin Wilson.  It is an excellent metaphor for how our mood effects our relationships with others and how we experience…

When is Enough, Enough?

I wish there was an easy, multiple choice test a person could take to determine if it is time to leave a relationship, change jobs, close a business, walk away…

What Are You Struggling With?

What are you struggling with today?   Are you feeling unappreciated?  Do you hate your job? Are you upset with your children or another family member?  Are you surrounded by people…

We Have Very Little Control Over Life

Life is a constant unfolding of events, circumstances and relationships.  I’m sure you’ve heard it said that the only guarantee in life is that there are no guarantees.  You may…

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys.

Recently, I sent the old polish proverb, “Not my circus, not my monkeys.” in a text message, to a close friend who was struggling to maintain her inner peace in the midst…

Are You Ignoring An Open Window?

Or, trying harder is not always the answer to challenges.   Trying harder is not always the answer.  Have you ever watched a flying insect, trapped inside your car, as it tried to…

Painful Memories Belong In The Past

A few days ago, I received a letter from an attorney’s office.  The letter informed me that I owed $3,000 to a Property Owner’s Association for assessment fees on a…

Are You Really A Loving Person?

Do you think of yourself as a kind and loving person?  Are you, really? If we squeeze an orange, the only thing that comes out of the orange, is orange…

It Is Just Uncomfortable.

  Life begins with discomfort.  As a 9 month old fetus, given the choice, to stay in the womb or go through the discomfort of passing through the birth canal,…

Sleep is Important by Mary Francis

Guest Blogger:  Mary Francis – Author and Speaker – Founder of  The Sisterhood of Widows Today, I am sharing an article from my friend, author Mary Francis.  Mary has written…