Stop Nagging Me

Stop Nagging Me

MY WEEKLY BLOG STOPNAGGING ME I talk a lot about the inner critic – that brutal self demeaning voice that loiters in your mind – nagging, irritating and trying to convince you that you aren’t enough for yourself or anyone else. It’s loyal. It’s always around. As I...
Listen Up!

Listen Up!

MY WEEKLY BLOG Listen Up Being with a good listener is a rare and wonderful thing. It’s gratifying and comforting when someone really listens to you. You feel satisfied, heard, supported and understood. On the other hand, it feels not so good when the other person is...
My Don’t Do List

My Don’t Do List

MY WEEKLY BLOG My DON’T DO List During these Covid days, it’s become popular to make to-do lists. Long ones. Maybe it’s because we’re at home so much, we need to fill in the time. Maybe we can’t tolerate clutter and things that are not working. Maybe it’s because we...
Embracing Mediocrity

Embracing Mediocrity

MYWEEKLY BLOG EmbracingMediocrity As I composemy 200th blog, I wonder how on earth I keep finding things to say. Or if what I have to say is valuable. But I’ve learned along the way that value is in the eyes of the creator and it reflects how much we treasure...
BEING YOURSELF

BEING YOURSELF

MY WEEKLY BLOG Being Me or You Do you ever wonder what it would feel like to be someoneelse? Someone more successful than you. Someone smarter or prettier or more handsome and stronger. Someone more mysterious, accomplished and alluring than you who always seems to...
Here Comes the Judge

Here Comes the Judge

MY WEEKLY BLOG HERE COMES THE JUDGE Some years ago, I was hiking in Ojai, California, when I came upon a crashing waterfall. It pounded against a scattering of boulders that had been polished over time into smooth surfaces. Bright green moss grew between the rocks and...