A Need To Grow

. “The sky is not my limit…I am.” T.F. Hodge We see the world as we are, we see it through layers of stuff. Stuff like beliefs, fears, memories, opinions, ideas about what we think will make us happy. Those layers pile on top of each other and bury our core self. You know, the … More A Need To Grow


. Spring is knocking on the door. As the daffodils brave the cold and begin to appear…..they turn to the sunlight, and shake their yellow heads, and whisper ‘Winter as passed.’ They signal renewal and new opportunity. I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once … More Daffodils

Boosting Self Worth

. “Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.” Elizabeth Gilbert The dictionary defines self-worth as “the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person.” So how can we improve our self worth? The first step to building self worth is to stop comparing our … More Boosting Self Worth

What You Believe

. “Every man gives his life for what he believes … one life is all we have to live and we live it according to what we believe.” Joan of Arc The beliefs that you hold are can be either empowering, or, dis-empowering. It is not just a question of which belief is right versus … More What You Believe

Coming Through it

. ”You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” Mary Tyler Moore Sometimes changing our circumstances is not a possible – or simply not possible soon enough. But we can help our self by changing our perception, belief or opinion about our circumstances. Doing so will help change our attitude … More Coming Through it


. “People are too complicated to have simple labels.” Philip Pullman It is amazing how long we can carry labels that have been given to us by other people. It may have been a parent, relative, significant other, bully, sibling or teacher… But somewhere in the past someone most likely projected a label on to … More Labelling

Promise Yourself

. “People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” Paulo Coelho The beauty of life is, while we can not undo what is done, we can try to understand it, learn from it and make changes. Life never stops moving forward. Stay focused and never hold yourself back with … More Promise Yourself

Fading Memories

. Memory is a flimsy thing flickering glimpses, blue and white, like ancient, decomposing 16mm film. Happiness escapes me there, where faces are vague and yesterday seems to come tied up in ribbons of pain. Happiness? I look for it instead in today, where memory is something I can still touch, still feel. I find … More Fading Memories