Make the choice to “Feed your Good Wolf”

Happy New Year. The last month or so, I had found myself not in my best head. I had been having a bit of writers block but also felt the weight on my shoulders of not writing as it is often therapeutic for me.  A few days ago, I read a short Indian tale that…

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Use 5 simple steps and make the decision to be Happy

It doesn’t happen often but once in a while I am inspired by something I read on Facebook. I read a post written by a nursing home employee who was checking in a 92 year old woman who had recently lost her husband and before that, most of her sight. This employee is recounting the…

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Change patterns today to effect your journey tomorrow

  Last week I had lunch with my recently retired Aunt. We were catching up and talking about my daughter starting Middle School. My Aunt began to recount her (not so fond) memories of her own Middle School experience; a time of social awkwardness and angst that many of us experienced. We then went on to…

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Learn Lisa’s Lessons

  It’s interesting how the universe works. It offers us perspective at just the right time if we are open to receiving it. Memorial Day Weekend I was feeling the passage of time. We went to Florida for a visit. It has been 7 years since we lived there and I felt….old. My inner voice…

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Nourish yourself so you can Serve Others

I recently read an article written by Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. In this article Tim explains  how he tries to hold himself to the words of Dr. Martin Luther King who said “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is “What are you doing for others?” This quote inspired Tim to come forward and share…

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Clear your Mind of Fullness and be Mindful

  Summer is supposed to be carefree, fun and include a lot of lounging in the sun but that has not been my summer journey so far. One day last week I caught myself just as I was about to squeeze hand cream on my toothbrush. I stopped (thankfully), took a deep breath and realized…

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Be happy on your path and you will always be where you want to be

  I recently heard a statement that perplexed me but as I contemplated it  further it made sense. It became my clear inspiration and focus for my classes last week. “If you are not happy where you are, you will not get where you want to be”. My first thought was that often dissatisfaction motivates change. However,…

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Find Your Great-Fullness

Gratefulness is a word we use often, but how do we truly cultivate it in our hearts? As I began to think about it,  I took apart the word gratefulness and discovered that by playing with the spelling a bit it can be broken up into Great and Fullness. How do we cultivate Great-Fullness in our hearts,…

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