Love vs. Fear: The Experiments

I know. I know. You’ve heard the concept of love versus fear about a trillion times, so I’ll just let Oprah boil it down briefly: “Every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”...more

You'll Never Be Ready. That's Okay.

 Guess what? I'm not ready. Time is moving, children are growing, next steps need to be taken. I'm getting more experience, learning more, getting better and faster. But I still don't feel like I'm ready. ...more

It’s Sharing Time!!

“Saw a little girl touch a big bug and shout, "I conquered my fear! YES!" and calmly walk away. I was inspired.”  -- Nathan FillionWhat fear are you willing to conquer? ...more

Why Are We So Afraid of Being Called a Bitch?

I am no stranger to the word "bitch". I use it in casual conversation, mainly because my vocabulary is littered with cuss words (sorry, Mom). I've been called bitch on a handful of occasions, seriously and playfully. When someone looks you directly in the face and calls you a bitch, it's not very nice. I get a heavy, sick feeling in my stomach and immediately regret whatever I had done or said to deserve that comment. But why am I so afraid to be called a bitch? ...more

12 Absolutes You Must Expel From Your Life

You can’t ride a dead horse.You can sit on a dead horse.You can lay on a dead horse.Put a saddle blanket, saddle, and bridle on a dead horse.But, it’s impossible to ride a dead horse.Why?Besides common-sense?It’s the grandaddy of an exercise in futility, a totally pointless endeavor!...more

Are you really scared of clowns?

When asked what I am afraid of, I will list two things: Snakes and clowns....more
I'm pretty indifferent. I had a friend who dressed up as a clown for a charity even. He told me ...more

Why do we let fear hold us back in life?

  What are we so afraid of?...more

On Conquering Creative Fear

Is Fear Ruining Childhood

Like many people approaching the mid-century (ACK!) mark, I look back fondly on childhood as an idyllic episode in my life.  And while it may be true, as Doug Larson says, that "nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days," I still think those days were pretty good....more

Success can be frightening

Todays' #NaBloPoMo Friday, March 6, 2015 What is the biggest obstacle facing women today from reaching their goals? Well, I can tell you what is not the biggest obstacles are :Education : from online to traditional schools women make up the more than 50% of the attendees in both Certificate and full degree programs and MBA students...more
JanineTruitt Thank you Janine. You have a great weekend too ...maybe we can do it in Five?more