There are many versions of our Stories

Writing along with my students in the Self-Discovery Writing mentorship, Prompt #231 showed up in my email inbox recently. And like most things, proved to be a timely teacher at looking inward toward my darkest fears. I married at age sixteen, just a few months’ shy of my seventeenth birthday. Announcing my pregnancy and desire to marry to my parents, …

Doors swing two ways

What is the 🗝 to unlock the doors to greater Self-Discovery? Understanding the difference between ‘telling what happened’ and exploring your journey… Benefits: Open doors to increased personal clarity, freedom and forgiveness. While closing doors to contrived beliefs and stories that block your progress. When you can do that, you’re finally able to write your new and improved Life Story

Let’s talk about personal freedom…

                Things you can control: Your beliefs Your attitude Your thoughts Your perspective How honest you are Who your friends are What books you read How often you exercise The type of food you eat How many risks you take How kind you are to others How you interpret situations How kind you …

You’ve Become A Forest

“One day when you wake up, you will find that you’ve become a forest. You’ve grown roots and found strength in them that no one thought you had. You have become stronger and more beautiful, full of life giving qualities. You have learned to take all the negativity around you and turn it into oxygen for easy breathing. A host …

Our Beliefs Run Us

            We often can’t see what’s possible for us until AFTER we’ve taken the required leap of faith. Making PROGRESS is taking ACTION in a way we haven’t before. 📗✏️ What’s the definition of INSANITY? “Doing the SAME thing over and over while expecting a different result.” What is keeping you stuck? Are you afraid …

Moving toward your Desires and Dreams

“You can wait for the one who hurt you to heal you. But the thing is, you’ll die waiting and still wounded. You gotta heal you. That’s your life work… not theirs. Let them go and get to work on their own stuff. Their fault – – Okay. Got it. Now, YOU.” ~Glennon Melton Writing can be an amazing tool …

Crying in the Rain

Crying in the Rain Something about the change of seasons can bring up a lot of emotion. Perhaps it’s nature’s way of telling us it’s time for a change. Time for us to let go, move on or make a different CHOICE. Allowing ourselves to BE in our present season. This week I could feel the tears right on the …

What are the GREMLINS in your head?

            Those discouraging dark thoughts that stand in the background, waiting for a chance to step forward and grab your attention. DRAGGING you down, down, down to feeling doubtful, depressed and damned awful. How do you pull yourself out of that, or stop yourself from getting sucked under in the first place? Do you listen …

Trusting Your Internal Compass

Your body is the vehicle you’re using to experience this earthy journey. Are you aware of the amazing gifts your body brings? We criticize the body for its size, shape, wrinkles, color, etc. Most people hate their body and don’t see it as the incredible gift it is. Remember the game you played as a child – someone would hide …

Leaving a Legacy

If it’s the ONLY thing you ever write – – you need to write THIS!