Life is about Perspective

Recently I watched a series of  amazing sunsets. As I was walking on the beach  I was thinking about the difference of t two evenings. It is really all about perspective! Have you ever noticed how things shift, sometimes after a day, a week, a month or even a year? We may think the person, event […]
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How do you react to compliments?

Early morning walks have been our way of being for the last two weeks. In fact we log 10,000 steps before 8:30am. It has been a great way to start the day. While walking along a street in Jaco, Costa Rica early in the morning, an elderly woman waiting for a bus spoke to me. […]
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My Life Lessons – Early Morning View!

Have you ever wondered how so many events can fit into a short time?  The review of significant life events can leave you speechless. I did that examination a couple of weeks back while waiting for a 5:20am flight! LOL. I have to say I was a bit shaken.   In fact just two years ago […]
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Are you overlooking the obvious?

The beginning of a new year is often a time that we take stock of what we have accomplished in the previous year. It is also a time that we commit to changes that we want to implement in our lives as well as resetting goals for the year to come. We reflect on what has […]
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Have you noticed lately?

We live our lives unconsciously a lot of the time. In others words, “things just happen” and then we react and look back and ask ourselves why did this happen. Why did I choose to react this way? Why did I behave the way I did in this particular situation? Stress could be a factor […]
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Stress and the Expected

Have you ever had the situation when an event was anticipated and yet when it occurred you were caught off guard at the emotions that were attached to it? From an intellectual perspective, we are confident that we have it all well in hand, yet emotions get the best of us. They just seem to […]
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Find the sparkle in your life

As we transition to spring, the weather has been a bit of winter, a bit of spring, and a bit just in between.  Last Friday, the in-between resulted in freezing rain with ice coating all of trees and surfaces with glass-like crystals.  The beauty was outstanding, especially when the sun sparkled through the crystal forest […]
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Getting stopped in your tracks – so to speak!

Being home for a couple of months, I now feel it’s time to share a story about how I got stopped in my tracks!  As many of you know, I quickly fell in love with Costa Rica during a recent visit.  I had created a regular morning routine, which included getting up at 5am and […]
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