8 Things That Cannot Wait Until Tomorrow

I used to promise myself that I would have fun as soon as the weekend arrived. And then, I would push it off until the summer. I even let it get to the point where I resigned myself to more work and little play until retirement. The timing was never quite right to let up … Continue reading 8 Things That Cannot Wait Until Tomorrow

Why Self Awareness is Critical for a Healthy Marriage

When asked to enumerate the critical components of a healthy relationship, most people appropriately include "communication" on their list. Communication certainly is critical to a healthy marriage; partnerships that depend upon mind-reading or are characterized by either raised or silenced voices rarely allow for intimacy and mutual support to develop. Yet something is often missing … Continue reading Why Self Awareness is Critical for a Healthy Marriage

Six Reasons You’re Not Seeing the Results You Expected

This sign welcomed me at the gym today:   Not seeing the results you expected? Visit the training desk to set up your personal training session now!   It prompted me to scan the mid-morning crowd with a curious eye, wondering how many of them were seeing the results in the gym that they anticipated … Continue reading Six Reasons You’re Not Seeing the Results You Expected

When You Don’t Want to Go Home

One of the most painful sentences that I have ever been on the receiving end of was, "I didn't want to come home." Those words were a cannonball to the gut, a sharp exhale followed by a tremulous and hesitant inhale. Because home should be a place where you want to go. A sanctuary where … Continue reading When You Don’t Want to Go Home

How Could They Move On So Quickly?

My ex-husband certainly wasted no time. He didn't even bother filing for divorce before he married his second (I'm assuming here; there could have been others) wife. Among all of the myriad thoughts that crashed around my mind in the aftermath of the discovery, one kept popping back up to the surface, "How could he … Continue reading How Could They Move On So Quickly?