Today, on my 55th birthday, I find myself looking back at what I expected my life to look versus what is does look like. What I expected was a career as a Psychologist, living a fulfilling life helping others, while remaining single. What I got was very different. I wish I could blame it all … Continue reading Regrets
I just heard Robin Roberts (GMA) say this regarding last nights debate, and it's effect on voters: "Later we'll hear from the people who might decide this election. Um...will decide this election" I'm not usually one to buy into conspiracy theories, but I have to say, this got me wondering. Did she mistakenly let … Continue reading Are we People or Puppets?
http://www.drmichellemazur.com/2013/12/introverts-make-the-best-speakers.html I gave a speech this weekend and, not to brag but... I nailed it! I used to speak in front of groups all the time in my work as an HR Director and Training Program developer. I always thought I was a good speaker because I'm an extrovert. Recently though, I've come to … Continue reading Introverts as Public Speakers?
As I write I realize I use phrases all of the time, yet I'm unsure what they mean. I know how and when to use them, but not why. So it was that, when I decided to tell my attorney "let's go balls to the wall" that I felt I had to look up the … Continue reading Balls to the Wall
This phrase is often used in war movies and political dramas, and is a political strategy adhered to by most countries. It means that if either side continues, both sides are assured devastating consequences. The idea is meant to prevent further aggression. Who knew I would agree to a path that will lead to mutually … Continue reading Mutually Assured Destruction
I am cursed with the belief that when dealing with an adult, I'm being told the truth. I would think that by now I'd be over that, having been repeatedly lied to by my spouse, but no, I still take adults' words at face value. Given this, I believed my attorney when he expressed outrage … Continue reading Divorce Attorneys: The Truth
I learned a valuable lesson this summer while surfing. I learned that without the proper support, I am doomed to failure, but with the proper support I am destined to succeed. Here's what happened. I've always wanted to surf. Last summer, as I sat on the beach watching my kids surf, I decided it … Continue reading Support Is Everything