Life Experience

The Unexpected Story

You can find out some surprising things about people when you create an open and safe environment that encourages free expression. In an episode of The Graham Norton Show (video below), British comedian Micky Flanagan opens up about his family… Read More ›

The Best People

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.” -Ernest Hemingway

I Smile Back

The film, I Smile Back, offered an unflinching look into the world of mental illness and self-medicating driven addiction.  In this film, Sarah Silverman plays a housewife driven to distress by her desire to be the perfect wife and mother.  So… Read More ›

45 Years

~Trust, Truth and Full Disclosure~ If there was ever a film that made you re-examine the foundation of your closest relationships, it is 45 Years. The movie is about the week leading up to a couple’s 45th wedding anniversary party…. Read More ›

The Magic of Leadership

In a British TV documentary special, illusionist and hypnotist Derren Brown, builds a team of thieves from a group of retirees in London.  He teaches them to use their life skills and how they are seen or unseen by the public to accomplish… Read More ›

My Life, The Book

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Your Life, the Book.” If I had a choice of who could write my life’s story, it would be my husband Bernard.  Not because he’s some previously undiscovered literary talent but because he… Read More ›

Ego Lust

There are times when I’m flying high; firing on all cylinders, meeting due dates and staying connected. Then I have to remind myself to be careful not to steamroll barriers. Afterall, you’re most likely to be blind-sided when others have… Read More ›

A Solid Foundation

By @fitqueenirene When you spend the time to build a solid foundation possibilities become endless. Impossibility is often a sign of impatience. Photo Credit:  From top to bottom – @Salila_Thuy, @nayitavp and @FitqueenIrene