Limiting Beliefs

A boy drops a glass of water and his mother yells, “You are always so clumsy!” The husband works for hours, on a special dinner for his wife, and the response is, “I don’t know why you even bother cooking.” The little girl hears, “I just gave you a rosary last week. How could you […]

Life Prioritization

Priority definition: that one thing which takes precedence over all else; what we give foremost, and special, attention to. We’ve lost the idea of having a priority in life. Even the plural— priorities—refers to two to four things, not the dozen (or hundred) we have on our “this is what I must do” lists. If you […]

The Bowl of Choices & Sensory Overload—Intentional Living

Living Intentionally is a journey made of choices. Each of us will define that journey differently (because we’re different). If you could fill a bowl with words that describe the life you want to live, what would they be? When I do this exercise these are some of the adjectives that I want to put before […]

Connecting The Dots

A few weekends ago, Larry and I went to breakfast with our daughter, Sara and our grandchildren Lauren & Ethan. At breakfast, Ethan, Sara and Larry played “connect the dots”. “Dots and Boxes” has been around since the late 1800s and was created by a guy named Edouard Lucas. Players add a horizontal or vertical […]

Choices

choices This simple seven-letter word sets the course for our lives. We identify that we have to decide on something, weigh “pros and cons”, consider alternatives, and then take action. An awful lot of this goes on without us even being aware of it. Our conscious, and subconscious mind, uses past experiences (outcomes), intuition, preconceived […]