When life serves you bull-shit

When life serves you bull-shit

I acquiesce that the trials of life provide opportunity to gain strength, compassion, perspective, and character. As such, I suppose the response to difficulty should be gratitude. And, after the endurance, I expect that most logical people are indeed thankful –...
Time for flip-flops

Time for flip-flops

My alarm* did not go off this morning. Instead, my nine-year-old tapped me and said, “I think we need to get up, it’s pretty light outside.” I opened my eyes and, “crap!” Fifteen minutes to get my 12 year old kid out the door....
Mindful Intentions – Fitness for the Mind

Mindful Intentions – Fitness for the Mind

“Your mind is engaged in an ongoing showdown between different, conflicting parts of yourself. These splintered intentions, if you will, set all sorts of dynamics into motion. Let’s say you have a conscious intention to buy a new house. At the same time...
Are you planting a field of dreams?

Are you planting a field of dreams?

Above is an incredibly powerful clip from the classic movie Field of DreamsAs I played the excerpt today, my husband looked over at me and said, “This is a great scene, it gives me chills.” I also have the same visceral response to the excerpt. And, I promise you, it...