Living and Traveling in Cyprus

A different kind of travel first brought me and my husband to Cyprus.  Our first official housesit through the trustedhousesitters.com website was a 3 month assignment on a small island in the eastern Mediterranean.  Cyprus is located 40 miles south of Turkey and 65 miles west of Syria and is the 3rd largest island in the Mediterranean.  Why live in …

How the Spring Season & Quantum Physicists can Help us Manage Transitions

Managing life transitions or career transitions can sometimes feel unmanageable.  In the busy schedules of activities that regularly structure the day, we can often forget the improvisational component of life.  How do we remember to embrace the unknown possibilities just around the bend? Transitions embody an element of time, a duration not always known, or anticipated, but they often provoke a sense of …

Synthesizing My Information Diet

Reading Clay Johnson’s book “The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption” opens the door to an awakening and energizing experience and I have already become an evangelist for the message and thoughtful suggestions he has written.  The Information Diet is truly an inspired book, but don’t just take my affirmation for it, go and read it for yourself.  Well wait a few …

Peru travel inspires creativity

A mission for inspiration, creativity and a meaningful life

“Share thoughts and ideas that foster inspiration, creativity and a meaningful approach to life.” The mission statement for why I write in this medium. To share is to give.  It is an energetic form of personal expression, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant.  Thoughts and ideas inevitably result from consciousness and this is the great gift bestowed upon us as human beings.  Inspiration or …

Doorway, Stone, Terrace, Mountains

Answering the “Who Are You?” Question with Lightness and Depth

In my last post, about the possibility of transforming the elevator pitch, I touched upon a reframing of that question as “who are you?”  In this post, let’s dig in deeper into this perennial question. What happens when we tell our story, when we answer “Who are you?” upon meeting someone new?  Of course, it’s difficult to answer such a big …

Why Goals matter. Give to Receive.

Here’s are two wonderful concepts about why goals matter that has stuck with me ever since I read it in Keith Ferrazzi’s book “Never Eat Alone.”  Goals are concrete steps, “a dream with a deadline.”  I love the value of defining concrete measurable results.  That may sound somewhat daunting, but the power of declaration cannot be underestimated.  The common wisdom is …