“Life is brief, but if you’re brave, it’s deep.” Elissa Schappell
“Oh if I only knew then what I know now!” How many of us have said THAT before?
I led a life coaching workshop this past weekend, where women were asked to bring in a photograph of themselves when they were children, paste it into their journals and then write down the gentle whispers you would say to that young girl now – knowing what you know today.
I wanted to play along too and my whispers to my 10-year old self would be something like this:Be ...continue reading...
“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” – Author Unknown
Dove® launched their Campaign for Real Beauty in 2004 after finding through research that only 2% of women around the world would describe themselves as beautiful.
In my first marriage, I was told that I looked pretty or cute when I would get dressed up, but not once was I ever called beautiful, by my husband in the 14 years we were together. As a matter of fact, I couldn’t recall any man ever telling me I was beautiful.
So, when someone I’ll ...continue reading...
“As any good Buddhist will tell you, the only way to find permanent joy is by embracing the fact that nothing is permanent.” Martha Beck, Finding Your Own North Star
If you live anywhere in the US besides Florida, Arizona, California and Hawaii, you too have likely had an unbearable winter. We’re now here in March and I can tell you everyone in Ohio is ready for spring. As I sit here, it is sunny and 60 degrees; but tomorrow we’re expected to get more snow and the temperature will drop to 23 degrees. It’s almost the only thing ...continue reading...