Keep Getting Up

At a coaching luncheon I attended a couple of months ago, the speaker discussed storytelling as a coaching technique. I found a particular exercise he facilitated of great benefit to me, personally. We wrote about our lives, eventually condensing our life story down to six words. Upon completion, we meandered around the room, each of… More Keep Getting Up

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month.  The National Highway Traffic Commission urges, “Safe riding practices, helmet use and cooperation from all drivers will reduce fatalities and injuries on our nation’s highways.”  Read their consumer advisory here. The picture above was taken last fall on the anniversary motorcycle trip that my husband and I take every October.  When… More May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

The Little Things

  Although I do say thank you to my husband, I don’t say it nearly enough.  And it’s the little things for which I need to thank him.  Tonight he put these lights up for me.  It really wasn’t a little thing, but he made it seem like it was no big deal.  The thing… More The Little Things

The List

I have been guilty of constantly worrying about everybody else and putting everyone else first.  My sister once pointed out to me that I needed, not to move myself up on the list, but to put myself on the list.  Fortunately, in my experience, most of the people in my life have loved and appreciated… More The List

It does not matter…

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ~Confucius This is my affirmation for myself on this Wisdom Wednesday.  When I am feeling like I am not progressing quickly enough, I will remember the tortoise won the race.