motivation


One Step Forward, Do Not Stop

It’s difficult to offer praise that hasn’t already been voiced for the January 21 Women’s March for Democracy in Asheville and elsewhere around the world. My dear friend, Andrea Gould, captured my own feelings so well responding to her experience across the continent in Tucson, AZ. I share them here. […]


Where Are We Now? 1

A notice of increase in my husband’s long term care insurance premium has prompted lots of discussion between us the past few weeks. Should we keep it or let it lapse? What will it cover? Under what circumstances could we access the payout of benefits? To our surprise, but apparently […]


Let Yourself Go!

This original collage I put together includes a photo from Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance publicity for last season’s incredible “Reborn” ballet. Terpsicorps artistic director, Heather Maloy, and her troupe always make me want to get up and move, fly, go, go, go. Credit: Reborn-ZaireKaczPhotography-2013.jpg


Don’t Just Do It…Will It!

We all make New Year’s resolutions. At least most of us think about them. Here’s a formula from author and professional speaker Phil Minnaar for helping us overcome our procrastination and get moving toward our goals. The Power of the two words ‘I will’   Not ”I can”, but the […]