Break The Routine. Take A Sabbatical…

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Tough Nickel Only it seems to me that once in your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don’t talk in English and don’t even want to. ~Thornton Wilder I ordered a coffee and a little something to eat and savored the warmth and dryness. Somewhere in the background Nat King Cole sang a perky… Continue reading Break The Routine. Take A Sabbatical…

Traveling To A Place I’ve Never Been…

Corona Air Travel to a place I have never been. 6 Feet apart on the ground. Masks, face covering and all as orders came for businesses to reopen Next day mandatory Embarked on flight observing the usual. Full flight. Clumped together White paper bags distributed on entry with tiny pack of cookies and bottled water. The usual. No changes there I can see the signs … Continue reading Traveling To A Place I’ve Never Been…

What’s Missing For You To Feel Less Stressed Now?

Culture Change Ethics Leader, Chris Bauer asked the question “what would be helpful for you to feel less stressed right now? Not what’s been helpful but what’s missing for you? Professional jumped in: More crisis governing and less political posturing. Seeing disenfranchised people and knowing how much they are going through. As a parent to young adults it is very sad to see them being … Continue reading What’s Missing For You To Feel Less Stressed Now?

Cancer. My Sister’s Journey…

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She’ll have my head if she knows I’m writing this but some stories must be told. That was how I started this story four years ago but don’t think it was ever published. It was the spring of 2003, after experiencing discomfort and a series of medical tests, the news was relayed to my sister. Not only did they find… Continue reading Cancer. My Sister’s Journey…

My Sea Scape Getaway…

Getaway to the Sea, the sand, the beach I decided to getaway to the sea…my favorite place. To stay on the beach. Ahhh yessss! The day before was beautiful. Though a bit overcast after a week of rain, the sun shined through. I stayed . Relaxed and enjoyed…til sunset. The next day was grand. A tanner’s dream. I sat birdwatching without a care. But the … Continue reading My Sea Scape Getaway…

My Alexander Terrible Horrible Bad Day…

So it was one of those Alexander Terrible Horrible bad day. 1.Disagreement with boss 2.Bigger boss got mad at other boss because of a crazy issue 3.Both upset so everything went wrong after that 4. Rushed out later to return my iPhone 5. Reached post office and iPhone wouldn’t delete my info, smh 6.Tried for over 45 mins (I never give up)! Oh silly me. … Continue reading My Alexander Terrible Horrible Bad Day…

The Thing About Depression And Suicide: The 10 Signs…

When all seems hopeless In their careers my friend and her hubby deal with fatalities everyday. She shared an incident of a woman whose car was severely damaged when it crashed into a Guard rail. The woman reported that she was trying to commit Suicide. She survived. On the other hand my friend’s hubby who is in law enforcement shared reports about a man who … Continue reading The Thing About Depression And Suicide: The 10 Signs…

THE TREE OF LIFE: DRAWING YOUR STORY…

The Tree of Life. Think about positive attributes, relationships, life experiences, and beliefs that have fostered contentment in your life (i.e. satisfaction, fulfillment, gratification) and create a metaphor of your life. This exercise was courtesy of Paula Hammond. Consider: SYMBOLIZING YOUR LIFE AS A TREE Roots Write down where you come from. This can be your hometown, state, country, etc. You can also write down … Continue reading THE TREE OF LIFE: DRAWING YOUR STORY…

A Look Back At 2018…

Whew, another year! It’s like it flew by in a flash! I’m a firm believer in looking back to get ahead. In business we look back to assess our performance for the year. Often it’s even mandated. I have always maintained that we apply the same principles to our own personal life. Some don’t like to look back because they believe, they must focus on the … Continue reading A Look Back At 2018…

Someday I Will…

Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away. ~Arthur Golden Someday I will do this. Someday I will do that. How many of us often sit or live at the ‘wishing well’ that someday I’ll do this, or that. Someday I’ll get that perfect body. I’ll have that perfect house, job, spouse, marriage with the perfect kids; go on that dream vacation, and … Continue reading Someday I Will…