“…if we want to direct our lives…”

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. ~Tony Robbins On this Wisdom Wednesday (my first in quite a while), this thing about consistency is brought to my awareness … More “…if we want to direct our lives…”

On Writing

Writing is therapeutic. I poured my hormonal teenage heart out on the pages of my Creative Writing notebook in high school. I voiced my complaints in my Comp I journal in college. And in my forties, I expressed my fears and resentments, as well as my gratitude, by blogging. Although my blog has been essentially … More On Writing

Blocks

As I stare at the blinking cursor, Wondering what to say, My writer’s block is thick, And keeping thoughts at bay.   As void of thought in meditation, I wish that I  could be, But endless thoughts come crashing in, Blocking my serenity.

Daily Notes: Watch Your Mailbox!

Last year, I made an agreement to write every day. I’m almost embarrassed to admit that the time I allotted was a mere 15 minutes (just long enough to begin formulating coherent thoughts). Fortunately, that rapidly grew into much more time spent at the keyboard and putting pen to paper. I planned to blog every … More Daily Notes: Watch Your Mailbox!

Tool: 750 Words

tool: anything used as a means of accomplishing a task or purpose:  Education is a tool for success. One way we help others along the path is by sharing tools that have been useful to us on our own journeys.  One tool that was recently shared with me is a technology that has helped me better utilize … More Tool: 750 Words

Not Too Shabby

Sometime today it dawned on me that I had broken my agreement to post every day this year. I did not post yesterday and didn’t even think about it. I thought this was strange since my blogging has become so habitual. At first I was angry with myself for breaking my agreement. Then I remembered, … More Not Too Shabby

Out of Hiding

My counselor gave me a journaling assignment today.  She asked me if I had ever journaled and I told her that I write every day.  Although it isn’t technically a journal, this blog often serves the same purpose.  It lets me get my thoughts out of my head where I can then look at them … More Out of Hiding