Time Flies With the Winds of Change

So many things seem to be happening lately, I am having a hard time keeping up.  This year seems to be flying by.  I can't believe it's June already, and mid-summer is upon us already. There are so many things I want to write about, and so little time  to write with everything going on.  … Continue reading Time Flies With the Winds of Change

Walking a Long Path

It's late.  Or early, depending on which end of the day you are looking at it from.  Personally, I'm trying to wind down from a busy night at work, so I can sleep before my long couple of days coming up.  But, it's giving me time to think, and remember. Many years ago, when I … Continue reading Walking a Long Path

Passions Combined

One of my biggest obstacles over the last several years, regarding creativity has been the lack of passion to create.  I've wanted to, even felt driven to at times.  Even when I sit down to write, I often feel like I'm doing "by rote."  It's a job, and it's been devastating to not be able … Continue reading Passions Combined

Declining Passions

Over the last month or so, as things have time and events have twisted and turned, and settled and unsettled, I've seen a particular subject come up on several occasions, and I think now is the time to bring it up for discussion.  At first, it may seem as though the two specific circumstances may … Continue reading Declining Passions

Sensationalism Run Amuck

Many years ago, I walked away from a potential career in a field that I had loved because I had a major falling out with the actions of one editor.  I would not accept her apologizing for the student newspaper telling the truth. I've never regretted the decision I made that day.  Journalism in any … Continue reading Sensationalism Run Amuck

The Value of Friendship

Many of us will remember as children being told what to, and what not to talk about with others.  Many times, I remember being yelled at by my mother for talking about, what to me, seemed like a small incident or occurrence in the house.  What made it worse for me, is that somehow the … Continue reading The Value of Friendship

When We Want a Different Answer…

Often in life, we find ourselves repeating the same behaviors every time certain emotional issues come up.  These behaviors can be damaging, both to ourselves, and to those around us.  We know that these behaviors are not working, and yet, we keep doing the same things expecting a different response - a change somewhere else … Continue reading When We Want a Different Answer…

Workplace DramaRama – It’s a Theater Funhouse!

So yesterday I wrote about employers, and how many of them are failing their employees.  Today, I'm reversing the view, and I'm going to discuss how employees can do better. In this case, I don't care what size or type of company you work for.  I've seen drama everywhere!  And the first mistake of most … Continue reading Workplace DramaRama – It’s a Theater Funhouse!

The Dehumanization of the Work Force

Employers, have you noticed a change in your employees?  Are they depressed, upset, your statistics are dropping?  Is the workplace no longer vibrant and happy?  If this is the case, then I ask you to take an honest look at your employee policies and how you treat your employees. There has been a major trend … Continue reading The Dehumanization of the Work Force

Dealing With Hypocrisy

Before we started our path to healing, we were all just as guilty.  Now, hopefully we are learning to overcome it.  It's also something that we all love to hate.  I'm talking about hypocrisy.  Being angry someone else for what we ourselves are guilty of but will not acknowledge. Sometimes we will commit an act, … Continue reading Dealing With Hypocrisy