Wisdom Wednesday #87 – The Person You Should Really Marry

“I married everyone in sight except the one person I needed to marry to have a great relationship.” – Tracy McMillan It’s Wednesday and Valentine’s and boy do I have a wisdom for you! This is one of the best wisdoms that emerged when I meditated on marriage last year. That meditation brought so much…

Wisdom #77 – Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships

“We may know what a healthy relationship may look like, but most people have no idea how to get one. And no one teaches us how to do so.” Joanne Davila states in today’s Wisdom Wednesday video titled “Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships”. We teach people how to have a good relationship often when it…

Wisdom Wednesday #63 – One Breath

Today’s wisdom fell into my lap on Monday. For my spiritual awareness class I was given several assignments one of them is to meditate daily. I learned to meditate almost seven years ago and the practices has  woven in and out. Three years ago I set the goal to meditate daily and I felt the benefits of a…

Wisdom Wednesday #59 – Be Comfortable with Imperfection

In honor of Women’s History Month today’s wisdom comes from a Ted Talk by Reshma Saujani titled “Teach Bravery, Not Perfection”. In her experience with teaching girls to code she has discovered an area of future growth for both girls, women and society at large. She pushes the importance for women to be comfortable with…

Wisdom Wednesday #55 – Alone Together

It’s Wednesday and the eve of Thanksgiving. Yesterday’s post talked about inclusion, today’s post talks about isolation and loneliness. When I was in college I remember a professor saying: Babies get the most amount of touch, while the elderly get the least amount of touch. What does that mean? Babies receive the most amount of…

Wisdom Wednesdsay #52 – How Stress Effect’s Your Body

My position on my last show ended this past Friday. By midday, of my last day, I started feeling sick. Both of my supervisors thought that it was because my body was winding down from it’s need to be “on” for the demands of the show. I did what I could to balance work and…

Wisdom Wednesday #49 – What Really Matters at the End of Life

This weekend a bright yellowish-green butterfly calmly landed on my shoulder. It was a nice surprise that I wish I was able to capture in a picture. A butterfly is a commonly used symbol of transformation. We tend to think of the outcome of the butterfly and it’s beauty, but rarely do we think about…

Wisdom Wednesday #37 – Authenticity

“Let the real you shine always. When you let your authentic self shine, you become a beacon that attracts the right people and right situations into your life.” I told the girls through the non-profit Awaken Arts. As the final day with the girls approaches I am meditating on what final wisdom I can give…

Wisdom Wednesday #33 – Resume or Eulogy?

It’s April Fools Day! I hope you can get through the day without someone pulling a prank on you. There are no pranks here today, but the opposite – a semi heavy subject. If you follow my blog regularly, you know that February was a very, very hard month. Of all the hard moments of…

Wisdom Wednesday # 21 – Remember to Say Thank You

Words of Affirmation is one of “The 5 Love Languages” that Gary Chapman discusses in his book The 5 Love Languages.  Saying thank you is one way that you can express your “words of affirmation.” This months Thankful Thursday activity calls us to reflect on our year and think about the moments this year that…

Wisdom Wednesday #20 – Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

As I have gotten older, I have grown to really love the month of November and the concept of thanksgiving.  I think it is great that we give thanks for the blessings within our life at this time.  Since I have practiced gratitude, it has become a big part of my life and it has…