What Does Your Calendar Say About You?

Is your life crowded with an overloaded calendar and too many commitments? When I speak with clients who complain there is not enough time in their week to squeeze in quiet moments, or a date night with their spouse or significant other, or other high priority...

Who Cares? Turning Away Only Makes It Worse

I was asked today about ways to help motivate, encourage, or make a positive difference in the life of a loved one in an extended care facility (or one who is unable to get out on their own). Also consider children who are medically fragile. This...

A Veteran’s Story

Every time I speak my mind, which is pretty often, I am blessed to be afforded the opportunity to do so freely. For that, I have every veteran… of every branch, from every walk of life…to thank. So, THANK YOU so much for your sacrifice and service. Until...

Parenting Tip: Time-Out for Young Children…And Parents

Is there an epidemic of poor parenting today? As a counselor and Intentional Living Coach, parents frequently ask me about childhood behavioral issues. I have noticed a growing trend in the last dozen or so years of inadequate parenting skills. Many professionals...

Trick-or-Treat…Deck the Halls

Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la, la-la.More and more children were knocking on my door with axes protruding out of their blood-tinged heads. The costumes were getting worse every year. Look, I’m not against kids having fun, but shouldn’t there be boundaries?...

Peak Season: Why Are You Distracted?

This is a post I published last year. It’s a message that’s worth repeating. (Thanks for checking in!)  Autumn is my favorite time of year. I love the ever-changing trees and the cool, crisp air. I can down right worship amongst the trees and the sky....

Hi Friends!

I’m excited to get my blog going again! I’ve got all kinds of stories with teachable moments, life lessons, and just fun or thought-provoking things to share. Feel free to leave comments, or share my blog posts on Facebook, Twitter, or via email. Most...