It’s Travel Time And It’s O.K. To Feel Both Excited and Sad

Archive for November, 2011

It’s Travel Time And It’s O.K. To Feel Both Excited and Sad

I will be away for the next 2 weeks; I will therefore not be writing new posts. I want to put out a post-Thanksgiving “what am I thankful for” – I’m grateful for my growing readership,  my growing subscribers  and my growing connections in the blogging world.  Thank you to all.  I’m loving this blogging […]

Don’t Let the Friendship Pot Boil Over – Talk it Out

I’m trying to soothe my soul.  It’s been deeply hurt.  I’ve also inflicted tremendous hurt to a friend  whose response in a Dear John email is that we are no longer friends and I am not to reach out to her again.   She has cut off our 40 year friendship like a branch snapped off […]

2 Videos Sure To Make You Faklempt

Time for some video inspiration. This week I’ve strayed from the typical blog posts and I ventured into two new (for me) types of postings:  the compilation of responses from a group of great bloggers, and now this video posting.  I pull from many sources and incorporate suggestions and ideas that resonate for me.  I […]

14 Bloggers Share Their Abilities for Getting Through Those Tough Times

Here’s to some fresh perspectives on coping.  I decided to reach out to some of my favorite bloggers and pose a question that’s in line with the theme of my blog – rising above adversity. As the saying goes, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”  What helps you get going when you […]

The Time To Live Is Now

I am happy to share with you all my guest post featured today on Alex Blackwell’s wonderful blog, The Bridgemaker.   “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  Maria Robinson I learned about the power of living Now while I sat at my […]

Overcoming – with Attitude, Choice and Purpose

In looking at my last interview to pull out a theme to hone in on, I realize there are a few common themes running throughout many of my interviews with these inspirational people.  They have truly been able to rise above their adversities and create good lives despite…whatever circumstances have befallen them, by developing and exercising […]

Interview with Julia Fox Garrison

I am pleased to present Julia Fox Garrison, a very funny woman who has rebuilt her life after suffering a near fatal stroke 14 years ago at the age of 37.  She is now an author, motivational speaker and patient advocate.   Her book, “Don’t Leave Me This Way Or When I Get Back on My […]

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