444: Happy Hour ~ Am I breaking up with coffee? :o

I’ve been to a dozen coffee houses in my new city. From gas stations (yuk, sorry, but yuk) to ~ the $12 cup. Which was best? I’m not a java sommelier but I do appreciate a balanced cup of coffee. I used to be a pot a day sort of person. Then I realized, thatContinue reading “444: Happy Hour ~ Am I breaking up with coffee? :o”

I set myself free

This is something only the eldurkin will understand. Especially women after the age of 50. Do you know how many women are writing about their experiences and survival skills today? Thousands. Maybe even millions. The irony is ~ people immediately turn away when a middle aged to elder female begins to speak. Which is partContinue reading “I set myself free”

The day was off ~ Ida

Up at 3 instead of 4. Was it wind? Naw … it was cat stuff. Thought too hard about what I wanted to write. Was it pressure? From whom? This is my page, doing it my way. 444 came and went ~ saw 11:11 too. I don’t see dead people but I do see repeatContinue reading “The day was off ~ Ida”

444: Happy Hour ~ A quickie

Always remember and never forget ~ Just because someone invites you to their “event” ~ you can say no. Just because someone wants you to align with their campaign, program or culture ~ you can say no. Just because someone thinks that you would benefit from their platform, which will in the long game, benefitContinue reading “444: Happy Hour ~ A quickie”

“Power of Positivity” ??? The Shame/Blame/Game

It. Is. Not. Positive. To. Shame. People. For. Being. Overweight. Bigger. Heavier. **I’d add in some of those emoji clap back hands, but I’m too old and not cool** What am I talking about in this post? Hang on … I’m off to grab my java ~ Backstory to why this is bugging me: ItContinue reading ““Power of Positivity” ??? The Shame/Blame/Game”

Don’t judge a book by the chapter you walked in on ~ long chapter ~ grab a snack

Sleep. The final frontier. That’s just a 3 am Kvetching I wanted to get out. I’m SO HAPPY to get to complain about sleep. Life’s good … that’s the important part of what I’m about to write. I started studying happiness back in 2007. I was an inaugural member of the biggest positive psychology organizationContinue reading “Don’t judge a book by the chapter you walked in on ~ long chapter ~ grab a snack”

How to tell if someone is authentic and genuine ~ skin in the game

Know what makes you truly happy? Being honest with yourself about all of it. Listen to that little voice we so often choose to ignore when we want an outcome stronger than we want a wisdom based outcome. Being honest with ourselves means, we also know we may not get what we want ~ thatContinue reading “How to tell if someone is authentic and genuine ~ skin in the game”