Posts by Pam

When the GOLD Medal Isn’t Enough

I was so inspired by seventeen year old snowboarding phenom, Chloe Kim. She was interviewed at the 2018 Winter Olympics after winning her first Gold Medal.  She was asked what freedom felt like when she took her last run knowing she had already won the Gold Medal. She said she wouldn’t be satisfied with the…

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Force of Habit

I put my purse on the same chair, in the same spot, at my kitchen table.  I always know where to find it.  I don’t have to search for it or think about where I put it last.  I never remember putting it in its “spot” or even think about where it is when I…

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Do the Math!

I recently went on a weekend retreat.  I treasure these opportunities because they give me the chance to break free from my routine, step back from life and make space for something new.  (Yup that’s me in the pic after walking the labyrinth!) I find it easier to slow my pace – walking, eating, talking,…

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Fear Loves Procrastination!

“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Benjamin Franklin Of course you know what good ole Ben is referring to right?  Procrastination. I’ve always been curious as to why I put certain things off, delay, or find a reason not to do something.  It’s interesting because many of these “things” are important…

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Leave Self-Doubt on the Sidelines!

Do you hold yourself back from happiness, peace and freedom?  You’ve heard it. That little gremlin voice in your ear whispering messages of self-doubt.  When you listen – they get louder and more frequent.  Overpowering you so much that you find yourself withdrawing into fear. Self-doubt takes over like this: We ask our friends or…

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Can You Outsmart the Universe?

“Don’t fight the fearful thoughts…Just match each one with an affirmative thought that brings you more peace.” Martha Beck I was at a friend’s home; newly built with breathtaking water views in every direction.  I was focused on all the beauty.  Until, that is, I started to catch a theme as she was giving us…

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Part 4: Peace In The Holiday Season!

How do you find meaning in the Holiday Season? Thanks for reading along as I have reflected on the deeper meaning of this Holiday Season.  I looked to the Advent Wreath as inspiration. It’s been a symbol for a new beginning in my home.  But, sometimes I have lost touch with its deeper meaning.  Each…

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Part 3: Joy In The Holiday Season!

“…find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all.” Robert Lewis Stevenson How do you find meaning in the Holiday Season? I’m exploring this question as Part III of my reflections on seeking a deeper meaning in this Holiday Season.  I’m using…

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Part 2: Faith In The Holiday Season!

How do you find meaning in the Holiday Season? This is Part II of my search to celebrate and find meaning in this Holiday Season.  Last week I reflected on Hope.  This week I’m focusing on Faith. What Faith means to me. When I think of Faith, it brings me back to one of my…

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Part 1: Hope In The Holiday Season!

How do you find meaning in the Holiday Season? Part of my desire to celebrate and find meaning this holiday season is to reflect on the deeper feelings of the season.  I’ve decided to be purposeful about planning time to reflect on what this time of year means to me. We have so many symbols,…

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