This first year of Decide to Thrive, this community of ours being live, has been a whirlwind and every day I’m called upon to walk my talk and actually USE the research-based tools I love to share. I’m slowly learning to follow my own advice (equally shocking and revolutionary!) You see, I have this massive … Read more Seeing and Celebrating vs. The Stuff Not Done
I’m all too familiar with that full body rush of fear. I don’t like heights, so the instant flush of “get the fock off this suspension bridge!” chemicals surging through my body is well known to me. Whether on a bridge mountain biking, skiing past the edge of a cliff, or frankly even riding some … Read more This scared the sh*t out of me!
I was playing with paint today. Up until a few years ago, I hadn’t really painted since I was a kid. You know, because I wasn’t ‘good’ at it. Or maybe because as grown ups we’re either ‘painters’ or ‘not painters’, ‘artistic’ or ‘not artistic’. And somewhere along the way I had decided I was … Read more Playing with paint
My day today had some great highs and one big bad low. Life is going to keep throwing stuff our way… and there’s nothing you nor I can do to eliminate being thrown curveballs or feeling like the floor drops out from under your heart every now and then. However – we do get to choose how … Read more When it sucks…LARGE.
Here comes the new year, with its shiny, new, and very HIGH expectations of simply making a resolution (or six), setting an intention (or three), or landing on our perfect annual ‘theme word’ that’s going to guide us to the bliss we are seeking. Hey I’m not being a cynic here when I take this moment to share a … Read more Loving or hating all this new year new you stuff?