When the volcano blows

I hear the rush of water from a distance growing louder and louder the closer I get. It’s exciting and peaceful at the same time. I arrive at the base of the falls and the rush of the water catches hold of me. I find myself lost in the movement and the frenzy yet IContinue reading “When the volcano blows”

Reflections

It’s inevitable. As much as I tell myself I am not going to do that thing at the end of the year and “reflect”… I think it is just human nature to take stock in ourselves every so often. And since the rest of the world is screaming new year, re-set.. well it’s a littleContinue reading “Reflections”

My personal prescription for my well-being

My company has monthly account manager lunch and learn meetings. We each have turns presenting. The sessions are a mixture of things we have discovered or helpful hints to do with our industry, success techniques for building strong customer relationships as well as a health and wellness component. This month it was my turn toContinue reading “My personal prescription for my well-being”

If we look each other in the eye

I’ve gained weight. A few pounds, nothing life shattering. It is of my own doing born directly from the choices I have been making lately. It is not hindering my abilities to do the things I love, but it is making some clothing less flattering. Now I could hide away and be concerned with howContinue reading “If we look each other in the eye”

A view from the cab(s), not yellow – Fire Tower

At the end of August I accompanied some of my hiking friends to the Catskills to hike the Red Hill Fire Tower. They had all committed to completing the #firetowerchallenge, I just wanted to hike on a gorgeous day in the Catskills.. I journal every hike, a glimpse at my notes reveal: beautiful day, perfectContinue reading “A view from the cab(s), not yellow – Fire Tower”

I shouldn’t be sad

Things are good right now, like really good, like fantastic. Yet for several days last week there was this thin layer of sadness sitting right below the surface and I don’t know why. Even though my days were filled with joy and happiness, there were moments that were was replaced fleetingly with I feel sad,Continue reading “I shouldn’t be sad”

You can’t steal my peace

These days I’m choosing peace over chaos. I am choosing laughter over yelling. I am choosing silence over arguing. I am choosing me and my well being. My peaceful state of mind is important to me and I work hard to reside there as often as possible. This world however has decided to try andContinue reading “You can’t steal my peace”