Never Ever Quit

Although I certainly understand why many quit, I suggest never ever quitting. No, not talking about banging our heads against brick walls just so we are not quitters. Instead, I am talking about an overall general attitude of never quitting. Things do change, no matter how bad they seem at the moment.

Triumph of Hope Over Experience

Have plenty of experience, too much of it traumatic experiences. So how does one maintain hope through it? How does one hold on with fingernails to something they have never experienced, a real life? Although I have not yet arrived at perfection or the perfect life, I finally have seen triumph of hope.

Using Lyme for Good, Avril Lavigne

Once in a while there are people who rise far above their diseases to make a difference for others who are suffering through it. In the last couple of days this has exploded.¬†Avril Lavigne has released her new single called “Head Above Water.” It takes the depths of Lyme to create this kind of goodness…Read more »

There is No Stork Who Brings The “I Am Good Enough” Message

How did we get it in our heads that the stork is supposed to bring the “I am good enough” to us? Hate to be the one to crush the myth that the stork does not exist. At some point we have to find the “I am good enough” inside of ourselves. Are we still…Read more »

License to be Bold

The more trauma we endure, the sicker we get, the more license we have to be bold. Being bold does not necessarily come naturally to everyone. It certainly is a refined skill to apply it with the effective combination of impact and humility. Trauma, shame, abuse and/or chronic illness can move us into this safe…Read more »

Batter Up… Time To Start Swinging

I love baseball. Couldn’t tell you many rules. Couldn’t name many players much less their stats. Been to less than a dozen major league games. But I do love going to baseball games. The atmosphere of comradery and competition is a thrill. There is a time to get along and there is a time start…Read more »