Archive | May, 2012

A Reason to Get Up in the Morning

Everyone needs a reason to get up in the morning.  Without a reason, without a purpose, the day seems to drag on.   By day’s end you can be completely exhausted.  Not because you haven’t been busy.  Most likely you have been.  But when you work at filling your time, you drain a lot of energy […]

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So Now What do I Do?

I’ve attended several college graduation celebrations over the last few weeks.  After the congratulatory remarks, the ultimate question quickly sneaks up.  “So what are you going to do now?”  Some of the kids seem to have a pretty good roadmap at hand.  Grad school seems to be a pretty popular option.  A few–a very few–have […]

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Get Over Your Bad Self

I had lunch with a friend last week, and she told me about another friend of hers that she has known for years.  She considers her to be very close friend—perhaps one of her best friends.  Always there when she needs a hand, and always ready to talk at any time of the day or […]

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The Holy Grail of Work/Life Balance

If only I can find the balance between work life and home life, I know everything will be perfect. I can’t tell you how many years that phrase served as my personal mantra while I tried to figure out why my life wasn’t as fulfilling as I thought it should be.  After all, things seemed […]

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