Somebody, Somebody (Could That Be YOU?)

So often when we see a need, we look around us and think somebody should do something. We look around for someone skilled in a certain area, or who has disposable income, or who has time on his/her hands. We look for experts. When they don’t step forward, we judge...

What are you planting?

I’ve been busy out in my garden these days. Quite possibly you have too. You know, there are many healthy benefits from gardening. Vitamin D from the sun Fresh air Exercise Dirt releases microbes similar in property to prozac* Life Lessons As much as I love the...

Our Single Greatest Need

If you could help humanity in just one area, what would that be? What is the world’s deepest need? Thought provoking question, isn’t it? I recently posted an inquiry on my social media sites, seeking to narrow down that question to an easy answer. In response, I...

Is all this mindfulness talk, just hype?

I saw a post on LinkedIn that had a lot of interaction around this very topic. Do I think people jump on the bandwagon of a trend just to promote themselves? Of course. Any trend is going to pull along some people looking to cash in on something that is popular. Do I...

Women Who Make History: Are You One of Them?

Hey girls! (This is true for men, too!) You are never going to change the world by just sitting down and shutting up. Historian, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, reminded us of this when she said, “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” The same sentiment is...

Piling on Band Aids is Not the Answer

You can’t build a house without first making sure you have a strong foundation. You can try, and it might even look good at the beginning, but eventually storms will come and blow against the house. Rain may pour down and wash away the soil from beneath the building...