For a sudden drop in cabin air pressure…

I never thought I would say this, but there is cosmic truth in the airline flight safety instructions we are all forced to sit through (try to ignore).  Pay close attention when you are told “In the case of a sudden drop in cabin air pressure, first secure your own mask before helping others flying with you.” …

Pick your battles

You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose….No, no that’s not what I mean.  In many situations as adults we learn that choosing what is worth attempting to change or challenge is worthwhile because not everything is worth the effort. …

Challenge your beliefs

Sometimes the oddest beliefs are taught to us by our families.  And we don’t realize that’s what they are and that we live our lives by them until something brings them into bold relief.  Early in my career I was given the opportunity to learn American Sign Language and work as an interpreter. …

You are evidence of what you believe

Ever heard “Words are just words” or “Actions speak louder than words”?  While words have power, our actions show our beliefs and our intent even if we don’t know consciously what they are saying.  Choosing over and over to stay home and watch other people live their lives says that you’re not good enough and others are more worthy. …

How much do you really know about yourself?

In our minds we create an image of who we are and who we can and will be.  And that image includes all the bad as well as the good and, in most cases, includes some pretty rigid rules.  We can figure out what the rules are pretty through a simple exercise:  Take a piece of paper and write down everything about yourself that you feel is pertinent.…

Feeding Ourselves

Have you noticed that when you are really into doing something, you can forget time altogether, not feel hungry, and when you’re done you still feel great?  And when you are bored or unhappy or feeling stuck all you can think about is food?…