Obstacles. Who needs them? They’re hard, hurtful and leave us feeling hopeless. They’re a nuisance, a bother. We would be better off without them. Consider this: obstacles afford us the opportunity to shine a light not on our circumstance, but on the situation brewing inside of us—fear, anxiety, doubt and despair. It beckons us to … Continue reading Obstacles. Who Needs Them? Well, You Do. | Hugs and Fist Bumps
Even in hard moments ripe with despair, you can turn your wounds into wisdom. You can receive the strength you need to make it another day. Where there’s strength, there’s hope and when there is hope, anything is possible.
...and suddenly you realize words like days from hell aren’t that farfetched…at all. In fact, you almost believe you coined the phrase. The last 2 days have been hell; not that I’ve ever been and can now recount it like yesterday’s dinner menu (which incidentally was homemade garlic/savory hummus, warm Taandori naan, coconut jasmine rice and turmeric … Continue reading My Teen Daughter’s a Bully and I’m Okay With That
Emotional wholeness and freedom is tied directly to my willingness to take an active part in my own healing. I’m a motivator. I didn’t major in motivational speech in college. I don’t have any special training or certificates. Motivating others is just something I do. And I’m surprisingly good at it. There’s something earth-shattering about … Continue reading Bartender, One Shot of Motivation on the Rocks and Make It a Double Fool!