Hitting A Wall

April 27th. I’m not sure what happened but I am suddenly feeling swamped with doubts. The advice we were given has set me back to feeling like I’m at the bottom of the staircase when I thought I had already climbed a few steps. What I do know is that as soon as I begin to try and figure out HOW something will happen,...

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A Little Nurturing Helps

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… April 26, 2009 I was exhausted from a week of doing and striving and needed some real down time. While time to veg out in front of the TV or curl up with a good book would have helped, what I really needed was a little TLC. My friend Beth heard this in my voice and said “come...

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Keep It Simple

April 26th. I am notorious for taking a simple thought and complicating it. I see the grey in everything and everybody. Right now this calls for black and white thinking, singular focus and paring down. Not something I’m good at. At the center of everything I am creating are the stories. The common thread that connects us...

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Three Simple Words

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… April 25, 2009 When someone I care about is hurting, struggling or having a difficult time, I always wish I had just the right words to help them to feel better. My first instinct is to offer practical advice, although I know  that everyone has to experience their situation and...

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Outside Input

April 25th. It’s hard to have a clear perspective when creating something. It’s essential to stop, step back and ask other people for input to make sure I’m moving on the track I want to be on. Today turned out to be an interesting day, as we received  input from two professionals on the overall project. The consensus...

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Most People Like Helping

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… April 24, 2009 I’ve always been pretty independent and never like to ask anyone for anything unless I feel I can’t do it myself.  When someone does a favor for me, my inner response is usually “I need to do something to return the favor as soon as possible.” When I think about...

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