Transitioning into Falling Up

September Contemplation: Well, Hello FallMonthly Post #4: Transitioning into Falling Up Finally, it’s fall.  Floridians know why I say finally. Even though we don’t get changing colors and cooler weather in September, fall marks a transition into eventual cooler weather and a nearing end to hurricane season. We know it’s fall only by the calendar date … Continue reading Transitioning into Falling Up

Toastmasters Empowers Through Communication

August Contemplation: Effective Communication—writing and speakingMonthly Post #4 Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. —Martin Luther King Jr. In the early 90s I lived in Dallas. It was here, in The Big D, that my boss highly recommended I join Toastmasters International, a public speaking organization that empowers through … Continue reading Toastmasters Empowers Through Communication

Self-awareness Fosters Healthier Dialogue

photo by Gabriela Arp August Contemplation: Effective Communication—writing and speakingAugust Post #3 I’m re-reading a book, a book I think our government should pay every citizen to read—friends, spouses, students; parents, bosses, teachers; co-workers, co-volunteers; and most especially politicians. This book, in my opinion, should not only be implemented into our healthcare plans, but be put … Continue reading Self-awareness Fosters Healthier Dialogue