Archive | March 2012

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Yes, No

In your life, what is the balance between “yes” and “no”? “In the space between yes and no, there’s a lifetime. It’s the difference between the path you walk and the one you leave behind; it’s the gap between who you thought you could be and who you really are; its the legroom for the […]

Things I Hope my Daughters Learn Before They are 50

Anyone CAN say no.  You do not need to soften “No” with anything other than a smile.  There is no need for little white lies; just “No thanks!”  I personally believe we should all say “No!” more often.  You build up less resentment and emotional debt.  You are more authentic and true to yourself. Think […]

If you could be anyone, who would you be?

Strange thoughts hover and settle around me at times, and this one popped up this morning during my waking.  The question was not what alerted me – what surprised me was my answer ( without deep thought, without thinking to and fro…. ) I would be me. “It takes courage to grow up and become […]

“Wisdom comes from what one does badly.”

Experience comes from what one does; Competence comes from what one does well; Wisdom comes from what one does badly. Success comes from learning from all three. So since I have a raft of spectacular failures in relationship with da opposite sex, does that explain my so called wisdom when it comes to advice to […]

A week off work

Most people take time off as a vacation.  I seem to have vacation days stockpiled against need. This week there have been combinations of family happenings where I would not ( and do not) choose to be anywhere else (I love you guys; I do now, I always have and I always will and my […]