Life Truths There are Truths with a capital T. Tenets. Articles of Faith. These things that you believe so strongly, things no one had to teach you. Whether you talk about them or not, it doesn’t matter, these Truths live inside you, and they aren’t going anywhere. Over time, Truths don’t diminish in meaning or strength. They simply ARE. You know Truth when you see it. There is no second guessing. Truth cuts through age in a way that even a child is able to recognize. At nine-years old, I remember seeing a Truth as clearly as I see my Continue reading >>
In eager anticipation of the movie Life of Pi, being released this week (November 21, 2012), I’m sharing a post I wrote in April of 2011. Read on to see how YOUR choices, Your intention, and how you tell Your story matters. Inspired by the Novel, Life of Pi Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, is an allegorical novel, one whose essence has stayed with me for over a decade. I found the book fascinating, with its multi layered plot, the numerous religious themes presented, and the magical happenings woven throughout. And all the while, the author subtly nudges the Continue reading >>
As I spend this Labor Day holiday out of town with family and friends, I’d like to share a song that always puts a smile on my face. The lyrics appear somewhat conflicted at times, but I think that’s the point. The artist is speaking her truth. Or, at least her truth in 1995. Come visit TLT later this week and see why everything is MORE than fine, fine, fine…. For your listening pleasure, here is “Hand In My Pocket,” by Alanis Morissette.
I keep waiting for my body to feel ‘normal’ again. I think, because I’m a hopeful person, I keep hoping that my body will go back to feeling how it did pre-cancer, pre-surgeries. I’m just about done waiting…. Around 11 months ago my brilliant surgeons went in and removed all of my breast tissue, replacing the undesirable tissue with temporary implants, and eventually permanent implants. Yes, that’s 11 months for me to get used to a new body, a new normal. Yet I still wait. I still can’t hold several yoga postures. Or, if I manage to get into the Continue reading >>
Last month many of you got involved in our TLT community discussion regarding our youth, the pressures placed on them by parents, coaches, society, and the choices they’re making in order to ACHIEVE, and at the same time, PLEASE everyone. The “Holy Moly” series, as it came to be called, was sparked by a New York Times article I read that centered around high school students doing whatever it takes to achieve academic excellence, even if that means illegally obtaining and using prescription ADHD medicines to enhance mental focus, increase their stamina to pull all-nighters, and get better test scores. Continue reading >>