Choose your thoughts wisely. I recently read Timothy D. Wilson’s book, Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By. In it, Wilson explores the importance of redirecting negative ‘stories’ we tell ourselves about our lives, in order to motivate us to change for the better, rather than simply becoming discouraged by setbacks in life. To illustrate how this … More Perception = Reality
I sat with a friend last night whom I hadn’t seen in months, catching up on what has been ‘a tsunami of awful’ for her. Her husband’s got colon cancer that’s spread to his liver. She’s got several other relatives in deep trouble in terms of physical health (dementia, cancer, autoimmune disorders). As a teacher, … More Don’t Give Up
A Hurricane of Change is Afoot. These past few days I’ve been thinking about the chapter of my life that is coming to a close under this final Uranus/Pluto Square. A nineteen year cycle is coming to an end. Think about where you were and what you set in motion all those years ago. For … More Awaken Your Courage. Awaken, Dear Heart.
“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” ― Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism Everybody Plays the Fool, Sometimes. Trickster. Fool. Court Jester. Sometimes life has a dark sense of humor. Sometimes it sends us into valleys that, although lush, seem pointless in the end. We sense that we are going nowhere. Fast. Why … More Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.