Post Archives tagged ‘courage’



Afraid, Acted Anyway

Posted on: March 31st, 2017 by
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Layout 1 True to my word, after I pressed the Publish button on my post on March 3, I picked up the phone and made an appointment for my brain MRI. Prior to that date, I had been stalling. At several points I had frantically told myself and friends and my psychotherapist and anyone who would Continue reading the story "Afraid, Acted Anyway"

Mindfulness, Uncertainty, and Courage

Posted on: December 30th, 2015 by
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As I write this, my brother and I are on an emergency trip to Florida. Our dad broke a hip. *** Also suffering from Parkinson’s Disease and dementia, our dad had surgery and is now in a rehabilitation center. The future is uncertain. And I am scared. My mom is also understandably frightened about what 2016 holds. If I think too much about this upcoming year, I Continue reading the story "Mindfulness, Uncertainty, and Courage"

Courage, Fire, Tenacity

Posted on: January 16th, 2015 by
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Many in the blogosphere have shared their two or three words to guide them during this year. I am no exception: so without further ado, here are the three words that will serve as my guides for the upcoming year. I originally thought this post would focus on only one word, but two others popped off my fingers as I was writing this post. The Continue reading the story "Courage, Fire, Tenacity"

My Three Words: Courage, Kindness, Joy

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by
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I’ve committed to the words Courage, Kindness, and Joy as my mantra for 2014 and beyond. These words are a pilot test for 2014 and, if I allow them to be, will serve as a compass to guide me this year and through the rest of my life. Courage Last year hit me with hard realities: my dad’s dementia and a friend’s being diagnosed with Stage Continue reading the story "My Three Words: Courage, Kindness, Joy"