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Heard About Tall Poppy Syndrome?

Tall Poppy Syndrome (TPS) is a term commonly used in Australia. It refers to the expectation that poppies should grow together. If one grows too tall, it gets cut down to size immediately. In real life, what happens is humans are terrified to be seen or identified as a ‘Tall Poppy.’ So they overdo it …

In Praise of Praise

Last Friday, I received a slap-in-the-face lesson about Praise, and today I want to share it with you. I was walking the last 20 minutes of my daily 90-minute trek when a gentleman stopped me and asked if I had a phone. Of course! What’s the problem? There is a lady over there (gesturing to …

Pandemic Flatulence

Pandemic Flatulence.  This is my new (uncopyrighted) term. I coined it to explain the dramatic increase in what we used to call casual brain farts. I was beginning to think the world had gone mad. Until it happened to me. Suddenly it all makes sense. July 6th, hubby and I embarked on the long drive to …

Just Start

Last month the post about endless possibilities caused a commotion.  While most agreed with me, the common question, was ‘where do I start?’  Let me explain. You have a big dream. A fantastic idea you would love to happen in your life. Could be a personal goal, a business ambition or even a wild and …

Who was Your BESTEST Boss?

Who was your bestest boss? I am talking about the person you reported to for whom you would do anything. The one you took your best ideas to, the one for whom you did your best work. The one you trusted to have your back, to understand you. They always had time to show you …

Beware the After-Times

I am quite taken with the terms before-times and after-times.  As in pre and post-pandemic.  This week, hubby and I took the car in for some work and decided to grab a Starbucks – as walk-in customers. The place was like a massive cavern because all of the usual 30 or so tables with chairs …

How to Create a Bit of Space

Do you ever wonder how to “create space”? I know I have! Who was it that said the best part about spring cleaning or regular purges was removing the dust, the clutter, and the too old and too broken? Now THAT is all about creating more space, right? Creating space in today’s crazy world is …