Stop shoulding!

Stop shoulding!

“I will not should on myself today.” ~Anonymous I learned this pithy saying years ago, and it still makes me smile. So often we “should” on ourselves. We run the list of our “shoulds” – to ourselves or others. “I should answer this email.” “I should volunteer at my...
It’s never too late

It’s never too late

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” ~George Eliot “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” This is one of those old sayings that seems to still ring true, because it reminds me that we can always start over and that...
The upside of falling down

The upside of falling down

“Fall down seven times, get up eight times.” ~Japanese Proverb I now enjoy skiing. I used to hate it. I hated it because I fell. And I hated that I fell. I once made my ski instructor fall getting off the lift. He told me he hadn’t fallen off a lift in over ten...