• #microblogMonday,  Midlife Women,  Motivation

    Microblog Monday #17–When Confidence Shows Up

      Confidence seldom begins our journey with us.  Rather, confidence becomes a trusted companion only after we get started. When we begin most anything new, we may feel excited,  nervous, uncomfortable, but rarely are we confident. That comes later as we move step by step, small successful actions, little wins, and goals achieved. We begin to feel our confidence return and build within us. So get started on what you you want or where you want to be even if  you don’t feel confident. It’ll show up. So….begin boldly and know that confidence will join you along the way.  

  • Microblog Monday 16 Listen
    #microblogMonday,  Activism,  Friendship,  Women Over 50

    Microblog Monday #16–Listen

    Listen with a curious mind, an open heart and a willingness to be vulnerable enough to say, I don’t understand. Tell me more. Most often, this is the best first step. Whether the turmoil is in our external world as it is now, or going on inside me, I’m often at a loss for what to say or do. Then I realize I don’t need to SAY or DO anything. I simply need to listen. Listen with curiosity to the voices of those in pain. Listen to those who understand through living a life very different than mine. They have perspective and insights I don’t have.  I want to listen…