• #microblogMonday,  Motivation,  Women Over 50

    #MicroblogMonday 23–Making Progress

    “You don’t make progress by standing in the shadows, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” –Shirley Chisholm. There is much to do and each of us has the power, wisdom, and influence to make changes in the world today. Refuse to stand in the shadows or sit on the sidelines of life. Find something you care deeply about and do something. Say something. Do something. It matters.

  • #microblogMonday,  Motivation

    #MicroBlog Monday 18 The Power of Small Moments

      Don’t underestimate how small moments can illuminate the darkest of times. When I reflect back on the day, I am most grateful for the small moments that happened. Often unexpected and seemingly insignificant, they become cherished memories and offer us hope. Birds chirping outside–the first sounds of the morning. My granddaughter wraps her little hand around my finger when we’re walking in the neighborhood–a precious act of love and trust. The burst of flavor of a warm, ripe cherry tomato–the first in this season’s garden to nourish and delight the senses. Consider all the unseen small moments in life everywhere. Moments of beauty. Acts and words of kindness, love…

  • #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.