I believe that we can learn a lot about a word by studying its derivation and its root. In high school I was fascinated by word etymology which is the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history. Transformation trans-the prefix trans is a word-forming element which means “across, […]Read More Daily Prompt: TRANSFORMATION
Why do we sabotage ourselves?!?! Change is scary. Change poses a huge threat to what is comfortable and familiar. Change creates a new awareness and new perspective. It can feel like you’re facing a death. You either face the death of what you just learned you want. Or you face the death of who you’ve […]Read More Stop Sabotaging Yourself!
This week was educational for me. I learned how to sit with my decisions. It was not easy. I spent the entire week feeling down and unhappy with myself. I have learned that I do not deal with stress or uncertainty very well and often times I stay in place because I know what to […]Read More Transform Your Life Project #20
You need to plant seeds if you plan on growing a garden! Sometimes the wind blow and the rain will fall and your seeds may fall and land upside down on the ground. Don’t let that stop you. Scoop up your seeds, add a few new ones, and replant your garden! You will be surprised […]Read More Watch Your Garden Grow!
I have had lots of different thoughts swirling in my mind lately and this evening when I was cleaning my house I discovered a couple of realizations about myself… I am about to make more big changes in my life (hopefully for the best) and I think this is a perfect time for some deep […]Read More Thoughts, Ramblings, and Realizations
Welcome back! That is for you AND Me. Where have I been? I have been staying out of trouble and busy with work and school. I guess that has been the theme of my life for awhile now. April presented new challenges to me because I started taking night classes on campus and that threw […]Read More Transform Your Life Project: Week #18
Why the heck would I continue studying computers if I don’t understand it and I feel lost ALL THE TIME?!?! I need to acquire some practical skills that will help me to make a living. Our world is moving in the direction of computers and technology. I want to stay up to date and relevant […]Read More How Will I Ever Succeed If I Don’t Believe In Me?
Sometimes it feels like it is more challenging to rest and recover than to workout and keep pushing. I worry that if I take a step back; I won’t come back. In a sense, my concern may be somewhat justified because in the past a day off has turned into months off. I don’t want […]Read More This Is A “Rest Test”
I really enjoyed this final week of January 2016. And the fact that it was finals’ week made it even more final. Tomorrow morning we will get new classes and new students! I feel great about my workouts. I took an hour dance class each day then followed it with lifting weights. There were several […]Read More Transform Your Life Project: Week 4
My friend Lisa, who is a Zumba instructor, dedicated this song to me during her class yesterday. It was just the little kick of Sass I needed to get through my day!!! It is imperative for ALL of us to have high standards whether you are a man or a woman. Life is Beautiful and […]Read More Love Me Right Or Leave Me Alone!