Gratitude Confetti When Times are Tough

How many times have you been to hell and back? Maybe in this post-election, holidays-are-coming time of year, you feel the embers of hell at your feet right now. Any type of suffering…physical, mental, familial…it’s hard. The only way to get through it is to sort of turn your hell beast into some sort of…

Is JOY on your True Do list?

Standing in front of sixty business people last week, a familiar friend surfaced. She visited again as I sailed down the hill in my neighborhood on my bike, just feet behind my 7 year-old. Even more surprisingly, she showed up yesterday afternoon in downtown Edmond while I stood with a camera in front of two…

What’s holding you back?

This week I’ve encountered several versions of a similar theme: inability to move forward on something. In one the person admitted to me she hadn’t been writing even though that had been a big goal of hers earlier in the year. I shared with her my advice about morning pages and making a commitment to…