“Start with what you have, not with what you want”

This morning, Humans of New York shared a picture of this spectacular lady in Moscow. Dressed in all white, with a snazzy hat and bright red lipstick. This is what she said: I’m ninety but I feel like I’m fifty. I don’t take any medicine. I never complain. I’m just happy to be alive. I … Continue reading “Start with what you have, not with what you want”

My Enneagram Type: Observer/Investigator

I have read about the enneagram personality test before and it sounded intriguing. I have now finally completed a couple different online tests and it seems very clear that I am unequivocally a Type 5. Here are some characteristics of a Type 5 personality: Alert Aloof Analytical Cerebral Content-focused Curious Disconnected Focused on intellectual understanding Innovative … Continue reading My Enneagram Type: Observer/Investigator

This might be controversial but no, I don’t think words hurt as much as actions do

Our daughter came home from kindergarten with a couple of scratches and a bruise on her neck. Where did that come from? I asked. M. tried to choke me. (Gasp) And what did you do?! (Head down, shoulders slumped) I was trying to tell him politely to stop. I was hit by a wave of … Continue reading This might be controversial but no, I don’t think words hurt as much as actions do