Over 50 & Afraid of Dying With Your Music Still in You? My 2nd Coming Out Story

By | February 21st, 2017|

If you said yes to this question, I so relate to your pain. Just a few short years ago, I would have definitely said YES to this question. I remember every time I would hear Wayne Dyer give a lecture, he would inevitably say "Don't die with your music still in you."   When I first began hearing him say this, I thought it was such a beautiful and poignant way to deliver his message. But as the years rolled by, I began to

What Are You Settling For?

By | August 16th, 2016|

If you get what you settle for...It naturally begs the question...  What are you settling for? I know this can be a very uncomfortable and confronting question to ask yourself. Yet unless we own what we're settling for, nothing can ever change.   Owning that our life is not working may bring up a lot of painful feelings of inadequacy, anger, sadness, guilt and shame.  Actually it is quite normal to feel bad when you are not living the life you want to

Why True Satisfaction Comes From Self-Acceptance, Not Self-Worth

By | November 28th, 2015|

About a year ago I purchased the audio version of the day-long seminar taught by Dr. Tim Worden who is a psychologist. During a portion of this seminar, Dr. Worden began discussing how self-worth & self esteem are not useful concepts. At first I had to rewind the CD to make sure I heard what he had said!  I was rather stunned to hear him make this statement since over the past 25 years I have witnessed the mental health and the personal