First World Problems

First World Problems

My youngest nephew was a child when this phrase first became popular. He was quick to realize that much of what we complained about in our daily lives fit into this category. He also used to say, ‘I eat low

Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

I think there is a delicate balance between being mindful of living in the moment and the more cerebral task of planning for the future. A well-rounded person manages both aspects and combines them into each day, appropriately. The ebb

What do I wish for myself?

What do I wish for myself?

I’m making a wish for myself today. Why not? It is my birthday. I am turning 48 years young and I am celebrating with my husband, my son and my daughter. This is not just any family gathering. One that

Start by taking a few steps in their shoes, let alone walking a mile

Start by taking a few steps in their shoes, let alone walking a mile

“Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of the people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.”   — John F. Kennedy As we continue our travels, what comes to light, particularly in

Published on Thrive Global, the joy of the first time!

Published on Thrive Global, the joy of the first time!

I have been extremely lucky to experience many firsts in life, as joyful moments. Riding my first geared bike with a sense of freedom to roam anywhere I wanted to go. Meeting my first true love on a warm sunny

The Secret Word

The Secret Word

My husband and I have chosen a word. It is our secret word to be used with each other or thought of as we desire. It relates to us. To our plans, hopes and dreams. To the future. Goals, wishes

Brave & Gracias

Brave & Gracias

Welcome daily creatives! We are a quiet revolution who are working to reclaim our creativity in every way we can. Check in each day to see if something here inspires you. This is a curated collection of thoughts, ideas and