Don't I know it! I was sick last week... a cold. Said cold came with a fever and chills. I really wasn't interest in making food, but I did. It wasn't all the best choices, but hey, I tried. Monday I ate some of the left over black bean soup that is more like dip… Continue reading Lacking in Progress
Something I have heard nearly all my life is that fat people don't have the willpower to loose weight. Fat people would be skinny people if they exercised willpower. Well... you are are wrong. I have a great amount of willpower. I work hard. I will myself through days that most people couldn't even begin… Continue reading Having Willpower
The past 11 months has truly helped me change my perspective. I am learning to adopt this motto nearly everyday: find the good in everyday. Finding the good means searching for happiness and positivist, big or small, no matter what is happening in your day. I get it... sometimes we all have a bad day. … Continue reading Warriors find the Good in Everyday.
This morning I observed a city council meeting that the entire senior and junior classes were invited to listen and to comment. A couple of things caught my attention. 1) It was apparent that many of these kids do not understand what city government can do vs what is the responsibility of other governmental agencies.… Continue reading We the People
I've been thinking today about what makes a warrior woman. A warrior woman is someone who defends core values. She stands up for what is right. She defends children and family. She stand for peace. She stands her ground and, if necessary, pushes for change. She isn't really about glory and is often going about… Continue reading Warriors in the Making
How we handle other people's success, especially when things may not be going the way we hoped, is an indicator of our maturity and our own confidence and belief in ourselves. So... what can you do when the green-eyed monster of jealousy rears it's ugly head when you see others thrive with opportunities, get recognition,… Continue reading Adulting 101 – Successful People Celebrate the Success of Others
I will admit. I have lived many years not understanding that inner peace is my choice. "Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it." - Unknown A Warrior develops inner peace. I've had my share of ups and downs, disappointment and sadness. Perhaps I didn't… Continue reading A Warrior Develops Inner Peace
A Warrior forgives. Many believe that forgiveness is a sign of weakness. Anyone who has truly forgive knows that is wrong. Forgiveness takes great courage and strength. Revenge is the sign of weakness. There is power in forgiveness. I have been hurt. I have hurt others. I have lost. I have done stupid things.… Continue reading A Warrior Forgives