Posts Tagged ‘ self-discpline ’

Road Closed, Change Directions

Late last summer I had to change my route from home to wherever I was headed. The most expedient, convenient, logical way from my house to the main thoroughfare was inaccessible. My road was closed. I could no longer take my familiar way through by driving around barriers or outwitting the road construction. A new […]

Posted on 08/26/2017 12:30 pm | No Comments
 

Invited to Invisibility

Really? You said you’d call and you didn’t. Did I make that up? Oh, no, I have the text right here. I’m not crazy. Are you avoiding me? Or, did you forget? If you forgot, how can I show up enough for you to remember me? Or, can I? If I bring it up, this […]

Posted on 07/18/2017 09:07 am | No Comments
 

I Hate Being Scared…It Scares Me

There are no tigers in my back yard, no snakes about my feet. Yet there it is—that protective sense deep inside my brain that generates fear. It’s that reaction that comes as an inheritance from the long line of those who have come before me—ancient cave dwellers, medieval servants, settlers on the frontier. Foes today […]

Posted on 06/19/2017 08:26 am | No Comments
 

Can You Think and Feel at the Same Time?

Thirty minutes flew by last week when I was being interviewed by my friend and colleague, Donna Parker. She’s an acupuncturist and health coach with a radio show—way cool. I hope you’ll listen in as we discuss thinking and feeling at the same time, ways we recreate upsets from the past and simple solutions to […]

Posted on 05/03/2017 11:48 am | No Comments
 

I Think I’ve Got IT!

Well, I had it for a brief moment. Thank goodness I lived on a farm for 20 years. I learned to temper my frustration by accepting that maintenance takes the most time. By spending more time filling tanks, sharpening blades or replacing bolts than I spent mowing, I learned to slow down and take one […]

Posted on 03/07/2017 07:07 am | No Comments
 

Song of a Chinese Goat Mom

Discipline takes different forms. Holding the kiddos accountable, yes, but the more difficult job (for me) is staying out of their learning process when better teachers, like experience, take the podium.

Posted on 01/16/2011 09:40 am | No Comments