Posts Tagged ‘growth’
Many awoke this morning feeling sad, scared, helpless, and marginalized. The United States Government was effectively overturned last night. It was accomplished ceremoniously, peacefully, and with full integrity. It wasn’t “rigged;” there was no bloodshed. Votes were counted and lines were drawn. Yes, it is good to be an American. Many of us never truly
We have all had experiences in our lives that made us pause and say, “WHAT?!” I recently saw a post on Facebook that spoke to this experience on several levels. It read, “When something goes wrong in your life just yell, “plot twist!” and move on.” Life is full of “plot twists” – those unexpected changes that
College Corner March is a pivotal month for students; as temperatures warm and days lengthen, focus can be difficult. The month begins with exciting weeks anticipating and planning Spring Break, followed by the difficult return to reality – projects, due dates, and exams. Spring cleaning may conjure the image of a middle-aged woman clawing through an
Recently, my daughter invited me to join her at an Orangetheory Fitness class. I was reluctant; no, I was scared. It had been many years since I had stepped outside my comfort zone and I knew that was exactly what would happen at OTF. On the other hand, I couldn’t say “no” to any opportunity
“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” ~Anonymous I read this today and it resonated instantly. While I don’t personally have an astronomical goal in mind, I firmly believe that we each have the capacity to grow into the person we aspire to be.
It’s a beautiful Friday, the sun is shining, and all is right with the world when you run into an old acquaintance and stumble over her name. She not only remembers you, but your husband, children, and what you wore to HER wedding. You cannot get away from the encounter soon enough and leave feeling
After years spent working and dreaming, months of testing, applying, stressing, and anticipating, it is finally time to begin your college career. While your first semester has just begun, you have likely already experienced an avalanche of feelings: excitement, apprehension, joy, melancholy, eagerness, and fear. Let me assure you, these emotions are normal and expected