Tagged with choice

A New Lease on Life

A New Lease on Life

I didn’t even know how much I needed it until it arrived. (Well, that’s not exactly true.) I was crossing my fingers and toes that I would get good news, but I was preparing myself for the worst just in case. “Just in case” may feel like a denial of hope in a given situation. … Continue reading

Everybody Poops But Not Everything in Life Sucks

Day 9: #Trust30 Project To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, that is genius. – Ralph Waldo Emerson A good friend is going through a personal crisis. She’s facing a financial situation with so many twists and turns, she feels emotionally … Continue reading

15 Minutes to Live

Day 1: #Trust30 Project “We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You just discovered you have fifteen minutes to live. 1. Set a timer for fifteen minutes. 2. Write the story that has to … Continue reading

Where’s Your Focus?

There is so much sorrow in the world. It’s easy for me to focus all of my attention on everything going wrong–the seemingly never-ending rain, the end of my job, the present size of my butt vs. the size I would like it to be. When I focus on what I lack, I create more … Continue reading

There Is No Substitute for the Truth or Is There?

Everything happens for a reason. Every choice, every direction, every path you choose will lead you somewhere. Not choosing isn’t an option, since not choosing is the choice.  Denial has its own ramifications–whether it’s feeling disconnected from the people you love, stuck in job you no longer enjoy, blaming others for your problems or feeling … Continue reading