Are You in Serious Need of Some Downtime? — Part 2

July 15, 2010balance, change, choices, empowerment, happiness, relaxation, resiliency, self-care, stress management

Are you turning yourself inside-out for your business success?  My last blog entry seemed to touch a nerve for quite a few hardworking business people.   For a variety of reasons, many people put their personal lives on hold while they chase after elusive professional goals, or while they try to meet the overwhelming demands placed … Read More

The Power of a True Friend

November 2, 2009anxiety, balance, blessings, connections, fears, resiliency

A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities. William Arthur Ward Imagine the power of a true friend, someone who is there by your side, walking hand-in-hand with you through life. … Read More

Give Yourself Freedom from Chasing After Perfection

October 9, 2009anxiety, balance, choices, depression, empowerment, self-care, self-image, stress management

  What happens when we strive for perfection? We wind up exhausted, frustrated, and fully stressed-out! Perfection is not attainable. Please re-read the last sentence: Perfection is not attainable! No matter how hard we try, we will never be perfect — none of us will ever reach that goal. We never-the-less keep trying. Why? Why … Read More

“Unplugged” Holiday — Lots of Rest, Relaxation, and Family

September 21, 2009anxiety, balance, choices, depression, empowerment, meaningful moments, relationship issues, stress management

It’s been over a week since you’ve heard from me. That’s because I was taking my own advice, and managing my stress by taking some time out to rest, relax, and enjoy family that I don’t get to see often enough. We just got back from a music festival. It was great fun!! There’s just … Read More