Tag Archives: gratitude

How To Love Life – Even When Shit Goes Sideways

These words came to me in the wee hours of the night, weeks ago. Loud. Really loud. My plan was to keep them to myself, but today I decided differently. I love my life. In this moment I truly love it. And it's not because it's "perfect". It's actually a terribly big f***ing glorious mess.…
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Are You Trying TOO Hard?

Been there, done that and for the love of God still find myself doing it! In my experience, trying too hard created an optimal breeding ground for resistance <cringe>-more on that in a following post. I have a long history with trying too hard. It’s probably one of my best qualities, but also my worst.…
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A Few Words About Infidelity…

Its evident that the subject of infidelity is trending right now, both on the news and off. The recent hacking of the Ashley Madison website which describes itself as, “the online personals & dating destination for casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs”, garnered some pretty hefty media attention and stirred up a…
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How Dealing With Resistance Opened the Floodgate

The last few days have been EPIC. Finding a way to put this into words has been really challenging.  This past weekend taught me so much, and things keep unfolding as the days go by. I'm soaking it all in. I'm on the receiving end of a few wonderful things these last few days. Seemingly,  being commited and…
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How to Set Boundaries…Step One

"Chaos breeds where boundaries are absent" Hey you! Yes you...you reading this right now, you KNOW who you are. I'm going to start this off with a great big thank you. Yes you heard what I said, THANK YOU! You just keep pushing the limits and this girl (me) has been in dire need of learning how…
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How Badly Do You Want “It”?

I'm feeling the challenges and the growing pains this week. I've had to release, reassess, make modifications and tweak a few things. It's apparent that some of the things I'm doing aren't giving me the results I'm looking for so it's time to make some adjustments. As with anything in life, if what we are doing isn't…
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What Does Being AUTHENTIC Really Mean?

 This past weekend I had the opportunity to network and meet a ton of people. Each one of them making their own mark in the world, sharing their area of expertise and providing a valuable service that is in alignment with what they love to do. Part of the reason I originally created the Gal Pals…
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A Former Victim’s Account of Dropping the Blame Card

 Written By:  Wendy Parry "Everything happens for a reason" “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” “Every experience gains you knowledge for the future” “Timing is everything.” These are quotes that I have used in my own life several times. Words that I swore I practiced in my everyday life.  I considered myself to be…
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The Art of Receiving…Part 1

There are certainly no shortage of life lessons in my world lately. One that has been eliciting a huge emotional response in me over the past two weeks has to do with receiving. The more that I realize that I need to work on this, the more opportunities I am given to practice. It just goes…
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The Top Three Things You Need To Know About Your “Haters”

Hate is a strong word I know, but I'm trying to make a point here! I got slammed a few times last week. By that I mean criticized, attacked, judged...you know...the "works", the full meal deal. Some completely random people, and one a little closer to home, going out of their way to let me, or members of…
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