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Category: Potpourri

Feel good and Work out with Denise

      I’ve decided it is harder to work out with a teacher who is twenty plus and can’t relate to stiffness that goes with a bit of age. I find myself as the young woman is moving from one position to the next, or…

After the Tears Dry (Excerpt)

Marcie had been married to a politician for twenty-five years.  At their anniversary dinner, he let her know he was filing for divorce. Since they had just been through a rigorous campaign, she wasn’t prepared for this announcement especially since they were supposed to be celebrating their…

Remembering. To You a Nobody…You are Wrong…I’m a Somebody

Be comfortable in your own skin, no one can make you feel less than you are but you. I had an opportunity to practice all that I have been writing about lately. I have had this experience before, but this time, I didn’t experience the same emotions.  In…

Daughter or Son Dearest Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle

  I hear from moms of teens how their daughters don’t want them to look old. They criticize what their mothers wear.  Here the moms have spent the lives of their daughters encouraging them and nurturing them, now   daughters are undermining the self-confidence and decisions of the…

Positive Psychology- Celebrate!

Feeling overworked, unappreciated? I remember when I was a teen, people were promised a three-day work week. Well, that didn’t happen. An employee in the mining and logging industry worked about 44.6 hours a week in February 2015, while employees in education and health services only…

Bullying in the Workplace, Mean Girls Syndrome, OH MY

Is Mean Girls Syndrome an official term? I thought I just made it up, but no, it is a real term.  All of us has seen or been a victim of this. Another term for this behavior is Relational Aggression (RA). Adult woman incident One day I was walking…

What is going on?

There has been so much notable news in the last few days I have to post about it. The Congressmen shootings, The Dispatch about individuals passing out in public places due to overdoses, and women being cut off or outshouted at even Congressional hearings. What is going on in our…