Shine a Light to Take Action on Your Fears

Shine a Light to Take Action on Your Fears

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”–Dale Carnegie If there is a feeling I know intimately, it’s fear. As a child, I was afraid of the...
Happiness Being Sabotaged? Build a Bonfire.

Happiness Being Sabotaged? Build a Bonfire.

Last week I shared a little history of my personal experiences with journal writing, including the time my mother found and destroyed all the journals I’d kept from childhood through college. Even if you haven’t been in the exact same situation, I’m...
Shared Ritual Is You Choosing Love Over Fear

Shared Ritual Is You Choosing Love Over Fear

We have a ritual on workdays. JB comes home from work, we open a bottle of wine, and we sit out on the deck and talk about our respective days. This is harder on him than I; he is an introvert around people all day and I am the extrovert who works alone at home. Of...