Significant Other Relationship

Top Ten Ways to be Appropriately Assertive

Today’s post is inspired by the recent presidential debates we have endured on television. In my opinion, neither the presidential nor vice presidential candidates receive exemplary marks for their behaviors.  And while I give props to one moderator, the other could step up his game. This is not a political blast, but rather a simple […]

Distractions, Road Trips and Clarity

I’m going to start this post by stating, I freakin’ love synchronicity! I got up this morning knowing I was going to blog about my recent distractions and how those, along with a recent road trip, have led me to clarity. As I gathered my thoughts and checked FB, I noticed Velvet Verbosity’s 100 Word […]

Gretta’s Gifts–What I Learned from My Dog

This past weekend, we had to put one of our beloved dogs to sleep. Gretta was an eleven-year-old Border Collie. She wasn’t simply an amazing companion to our family, she was family. I have been a pet lover and owner my entire life. I’ve had guinea pigs, horses, rabbits, chickens, cats, a goat, ducks and […]

Top Ten Reasons to Be Honest

Several years ago I read and began applying the teachings of The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz. Doing so has brought a depth of awareness that has changed my life in myriad ways. I have referred to this book before, and no doubt will do so again, and highly recommend it for anyone on […]