I dislike New Year’s resolutions. How many times have you made a resolution that ended in a fiery disaster? It is not your fault. Resolutions are a form of “cultural procrastination,” according to Timothy Pychyl a professor of psychology at Carleton University in Canada. Humans assume willpower is a character trait that you’re either bornContinue reading “Goals Not Resolutions”
Yes your heart and mind are the primary driving forces in your life. It’s a balance between logic, intuition, faith, love and trust. You make decisions on the information from the mind and heart in a dance of thoughts and ideas. You might think that is how you get through life and it is forContinue reading “Your Stomach Rules”
Dear Friend No More, Sometimes I miss your face. I miss the history we share, the past that was just us. I miss the fun times with our children when people thought we were all one family. I miss the late night talks over wine and cheesecake. I miss the all day old movie marathonsContinue reading “Sometimes I Miss You”
Breath By Breath by Lori O’Gara Click the little book to view on Amazon.
God: I need you to do this thing. Me: (whining) There has to be someone more qualified than me to do this thing. God: No, you are the one. Me. (again…whining) but why? I don’t want to. God: You can choose not to do it, but the consequences are my choice. Me: ugh….(stomps foot) noContinue reading “Arguing with God- Pt 1”
One Week Only! FREE EBOOK JUL 31-AUG 5Believe by Lori O’Gara What do you believe in? Open your mind to possibility. The possibility that there is a loving God who wants to be known. The possibility that there is another way to serve God, love humans, and live your faith than what you think youContinue reading “A Gift for You”
It is easy to say, “I wish…” It is easy to dream, of things you want to accomplish or own. Life is about wishing and dreaming as much as it is about doing. The trick is to not stop at the wishing part and continue on to the doing part of the process.
I am so tired. I am tired of grand events, parties, drinking Mojito’s on the beach, shopping for the perfect pair of shoes, sitting in the cafe’ writing the next big thing, watching the sunset over Key West with my girls and…oh wait that is not my life. I go to work every day andContinue reading “Tired…so Tired”
Hey God, this thing…this life lesson thing. I am trying really. I am trying to do that forgiveness thing too. I am not doing a good job of it at all. I get mad still…ok, I get angry. It is not fair. It is not fair that those who did mean and bad things toContinue reading “It Gets Easier, Right? Wrong.”
Who do you trust? It’s easy to say, “I trust you”, do you really though? What does that mean? The trust I have for coworkers and friends is different from the trust I have for my children. The trust I have for my children is different from the trust I have for my husband. IContinue reading “Deep Trust”