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Is that all there is?

In the late 1960s there was a song called: Is that all there is? It was performed by Peggy Lee in a voice so haunting, I still remember being completely freaked out and  confused by it as a young girl. Here is the opening verse: I remember when I was a very little girl, our house…

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Brave and Amazing

“When I grow up I want to have a baby on my own by anonymous sperm donor” was not what I was thinking as a little girl. Like most girls my age I dreamt of meeting someone, falling in love and having a family. But that is not what happened, so I decided to have…

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What do you want?

Taking the time to think about what we want in life may seem like a no brainer to some of you, and to others a waste of time. It is a simple question but I can not tell you how many times the answer is “I don’t know”. When I was in my 30s I was fired…

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Exercise in Awareness

Eckhart Tolle explains the relationship between awareness and thinking like this: “Awareness is the space in which thoughts exist when that space has become conscious of itself.” Okay, that is deep. Let me break it down; when we go through our days on auto-pilot we are not in the space of awareness. Let’s take something super…

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Success is what you THINK of it

Every now and again I find it really useful to think about what Success means to me. It began when I first had the thought, in my early 30s, that my life was not what I thought it would be—I had moved to New York City with thoughts of living large (it was the 90s) and it wasn’t…

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