Choices

Below is a powerful three generation round table discussion.   Jada Pinkett-Smith discusses her perception of her experiences having a mother as an addict during her childhood vs her mothers remorse about it...   Jada is focused on the positives and the things she values out of the experience,  while her mother contends that there must be some residual resentment.    She struggles with the concept … Continue reading Choices

5 Basic steps to… HaPPiNeSS

Loving these words of wisdom shared straight up with joy and laughter by Bishop TD Jakes...  some of the best advice you could ever get right here.... 1. Own Your Own Happiness “Your kids are not gonna make you happy.   Your spouse is not gonna make you happy.  A big house is not gonna make you happy.   Own … Continue reading 5 Basic steps to… HaPPiNeSS

In an ocean of Starfish – You make a difference…

I love this starfish story. Because we’ve all been the little starfish at one point, but once you’re no longer in peril – it’s easy to forget and begin thinking like the old man in the story..... It’s too much.  It’s too overwhelming.  I’m just one person. Or you may be the woman in the … Continue reading In an ocean of Starfish – You make a difference…

Three Destructive Things school taught you

  The article below rings so true - I had the same experience...  but unlike its author Mark Manson - I didn't overcome these limiting beliefs until recently. For one of my final year English exams, the creative writing portion (which I usually exceeded at) was to write a story created from the sentence provided.  The sentence was something about discovering a box.  I … Continue reading Three Destructive Things school taught you

KINDNESS /ˈkʌɪn(d)nəs/: affection, warmth, gentleness, tenderness, concern, care;

So I sat thinking for a while about what to share with the class tonight.  As it was my final lesson with them I wanted to share something important.  What learning did I value most?    And what did I think was of most use to others right now?? I meditated, ruminated and contemplated …trying to come up … Continue reading KINDNESS /ˈkʌɪn(d)nəs/: affection, warmth, gentleness, tenderness, concern, care;