Be Your Best Friend

“Oh, you’re my best friend…”  The lyrics of that song by Queen have been running through my mind lately.  Which is a much better choice than what usually cycles and recycles through my monkey mind at times.  I heard the song a few days ago, and it caused me to ponder: what if we truly were a best friend to …

Who Do You Want To Be?

  This week I’ve been struggling with doubt.   Self-doubt.  I was sitting in a meeting a few days ago and I wondered, “am I really contributing here?”  “Am I the right person with the right skills to help?   There is so much this organization needs and I feel so inadequate to help it move forward.  Am I the right person?   …

The Un-clutter Dilemma

I failed.  I flunked the “un-clutter” furor.  In the past three years, I’ve done multiple purges of books, jewelry, clothing, shoes, linens, and cooking items.   I’ve tried to develop a detachment to things, as the “get rid of the clutter” gurus advise. Yet, I hang onto a lot of “stuff” beyond the time in which another person would post ads …