Expectations

Expectations versus reality… When the difference between those two is the size of the Grand Canyon, upset can occur.   In that moment I can feel my heart drop, my temperature rise, and depending on the situation, either the tears start coming or a rush of angry...

Acceptance

Acceptance… a word, for me that would often show up like a daunting sound too far away for me to clearly understand, let alone grasp and incorporate.   Acceptance… a way of being with self-compassion I am often tested on.   I have been skilled at dancing around the...

Self-Talk

Anyone who knows me knows I have a loud voice.  And by “loud” I mean several things.  I like being in leadership roles.  I enjoy public speaking.  My voice carries well in a crowded room. When my boundaries are clear I have no problem standing firm with them (which is...

Change or Not to Change?

Change or not to change?  That can be a tricky question.  I have heard people around me make comments on the subject and my curiosity is always curious to ask more questions.  “I like change” is a statement I have heard from some.  Often I’m surprised by who said it...