Fearless Living Blog

Robin Williams Hugged Me Today

The world is tough enough. The world is hard enough. Hug the people you love today. Hug the people you work with today. Just hug one another. Let’s take care of one another. It may be the thing that saves us.

In Honor of National Relaxation Day

In Honor of National Relaxation Day

In honor of National Relaxation Day, it’s time to stop, rest and relax. Do any of those words sound familiar to ...
You Are Enough. Truth for Quality of Life

You Are Enough. Truth for Quality of Life

How wonderful to know that there is nothing you must do, nothing you must prove, nothing that you must be... You ...
Robin Williams Hugged Me Today

Robin Williams Hugged Me Today

There was a vortex created with Robin Williams passing yesterday. A vortex of pain that some souls will choose to dive into. (There’s a phenomena that exists that when a famous person commits suicide there is usually a rash of copycat suicides across the country.) I felt that vortex open up and try to seduce me as well. My Achilles heel has always been suicide. It is something that has been handed down through the generations. The latest victim in my family, after my father took his own life, was my nephew Jason who took his at the tender age of 35, just a few years ago. Jason’s death was like a sucker punch to the throat. It made me feel so vulnerable to the Siren’s song of suicide. She is so seductive. The lure of ‘no more pain’ is hard to resist when the internal agony has been going on for so long and it seems there is no end in sight. I have experienced that pain in my own dark times and I have fought with the Siren myself. Three times.
Put Yourself First…Or Else

Put Yourself First…Or Else

Ever feel like you aren't getting everything you want done? Do you find yourself distracted and then feel the ...
Embrace Your Imperfections, They Make You Beautiful.

Embrace Your Imperfections, They Make You Beautiful.

Have you ever believed that there is something wrong with you? Have you ever believed that your imperfections were ...
Promises and Personal Growth

Promises and Personal Growth

Promises are the backbone of integrity. I'm guilty of 'trying' to keep a promise but not actually keeping ...
In Honor of Self-Love

In Honor of Self-Love

When I was ten years old, my oldest sister got a record player. You know the kind that you could carry everywhere? ...
The Real Reason You Were Born

The Real Reason You Were Born

Do you want to know the real reason you were born? The reason that will make your life "make sense" and give you ...
My Word for 2014 is Love

My Word for 2014 is Love

I did it. Did you? Did you let it all go last night? My friend Bonnie Barnard and I did. Check out our "party" ...
A New Year’s Eve Tradition

A New Year’s Eve Tradition

Dates matter to me. They just do.I like the imaginary line between 11:59pm of one day and 12:01am of the next. That
Eliminate Stress From Your Vocabulary

Eliminate Stress From Your Vocabulary

If there's one word I'd like to eliminate from our vocabulary it's the word: Stress! Because what is ...