June 2010

Stepping Into Your Personal Power

by Connie
The Boxing Class Lesson

(…a self-confidence building, life lesson – an unexpected one, at that…) I planned to go to my boxing class, but I ended up running short on time.    I decided to go to class anyway, even though I knew I would be rushed driving there and prepping for class. My preference is to always be early [...]

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Just Open Your Mouth

by Connie
Ask for Help

Years ago, when I was really struggling and my Life felt like it took SO much effort on a daily basis, I had an epiphany. It was so life-changing that I thought you might want to hear about it, too. Since it took me years to finally have this ‘light-bulb’ moment, maybe you could fast-track [...]

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When Believing Isn’t Seeing

by Connie
relfection

It was a beautiful spring day and my husband and I had decided, on an impulse, to visit an art festival at an open air shopping mall, just a few miles from our home.  The picture-perfect day combined with art in every medium imaginable was too much for us to resist.  It was a true [...]

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Strutting Your Stuff

by Connie
Cowgirl Personal Style

My husband, mother-in-law, Eyelyn, our friend, Shirley, and I were catching-up, over dinner in another friend’s Mexican restaurant tonight, when my thoughts were interrupted by a repetitive ‘click, click, click’ sound emanating from the authentic Saltillo tile, on the floor. I looked around the room, and noticed a young mom and dad walking towards the booth, [...]

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You Don’t Have to Join the Club

by Connie
labels and stereotypes

The Klutz ~ The Geek ~ The Loner ~ The Fat Kid ~ The Outcast ~ The Bookworm ~ The Anorexic ~ The Bulimic ~ The Middle Child ~ The Only Child ~ Childless ~ The Divorcee’ ~ Cancer Survivor ~ Incest Survivor ~ Widow ~ Rape Victim These are just a few of the [...]

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