Are you living your best life? I think that is a question we ask ourselves often. I find that I’m always looking at how things could be better. It would be better if I didn’t have to do this, or if I could do that. I’d like to live there instead of here. Maybe if… Continue reading A Quiet Mind
It’s been a long time since I have written, and even longer since I’ve felt inspired to write. This saddens me a bit, as it was my lifeline and an integral part of my life for a long time. It also excites me, though! Feeling inspired to come back to something you once loved shows… Continue reading A Blank Page
What causes us to think we are not enough? It is a battle I contend with almost daily. And, as much as I would love to have someone to blame, it is hard to direct that kind of self-worth issue toward anyone other myself. Today was another day in the life of Amy, the… Continue reading Not Enough?
It’s an interesting state of affairs that I’m in at this moment. Frustration is running deep and bitterness is doing its best to bubble up and take over. The last few months have really done a number on my motivation and creativity. I find myself grasping at ideas that I’m sure will make everything better… Continue reading A Portal into a World of Uncertainty
Almost one year ago to the day I quit my high paying, “prestigious” job with the Government to focus on the development of Forget Me Not Advocacy Group, work on my book, write more, and, basically, live life on my terms. I felt trapped and it was almost as if I had never made… Continue reading Changes
“Behavior is said to be self-sabotaging when it creates problems and interferes with long-standing goals.” Psychology Today Self-sabotaging behavior is not only problematic, it also seems to be widespread. In my line of work, I see it often. As I mentor who works with women and teens who have been abused, or have experienced some… Continue reading Self-Sabotage
I’ve been writing a lot! Ironically, it has not all been associated with this blog. Sorry about that. But, the writing: I’m writing to share other’s stories, writing to organize my thoughts, writing to parents of the children I tutor, writing podcast episodes…writing, writing, writing. And in all of that writing, I find that my… Continue reading Raising My Communication IQ