Nearly one year ago, I wrote Transforming the Mighty Gremlin. The Gremlin is a metaphor for self-limiting talk, introduced to me by Rick Carson’s book, Taming Your Gremlin.  The Gremlin, that annoying inner voice that abhors change, pops up when you want to try a new experience, something that will help you grow, whether it works out or.. read more →

19 Mar 2013
March 19, 2013

The Scissors of Truth


“In times of difficulty, you may feel that your problems will go on and on, but they won’t. Every mountain has a top. Every problem has a life span. The question is, who is going to give in first, the frustration or you?” – Dr. Robert H. Schuller I have a confession to make: this.. read more →

Sometimes life seems to demand too many things from us all at once. I find I can handle everything just fine,   then a couple of small junky things happen, then a large one and crap. I fall down the rabbit hole of overwhelm and sadness once again. I’ve done a great deal of thinking and.. read more →

16 Jan 2013
January 16, 2013

Get Up Laughing

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I have started downhill skiing again. I skied a little thirty years ago, self-taught. Did okay, guess you’d say I was an intermediate skier. A couple of years ago, I skied Telluride in Colorado, where they slapped a helmet on my head, terrifying, and I spent the entire time trying not to stiffen up with.. read more →