Blossie’s Blog

  • Out of the question!

    Out of the question!

    Questions shape our thoughts and actions because our brains immediately begin to think of answers to any question we’re asked. With this kind of power, we need to be exquisitely careful about the questions we ask. When these questions are negative and uninspiring… “Why does this always have to happen?” “Why is business so heartless?” … Read More...
  • We are already brave

    We are already brave

    “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” — Mary Anne Radmacher, Artist   We think of courage as something we have or don’t have. “I just don’t have the courage” or “I’m just not brave” or “[He/she/they] are just braver … Read More...
  • Real life magic

    Real life magic

    “Hey, I’m not totally perfect,” my friend Gia likes to say. “I’ve got this little chip in my tooth right here.” LOL, but seriously, aren’t we all a little like this: always pushing ourselves, expecting perfection? And when we don’t get it (it’s easy to find a tiny “chip” in even our greatest victories), we’re … Read More...
  • Great experiences don’t always feel great

    Great experiences don’t always feel great

    January 15, 2009 Shortly after takeoff, US Airways Flight 1549 loses power in both engines. In what aviators call a “bird strike,” a flock of geese flying straight into the plane’s propellers has disabled them instantly. In the cockpit, Captain Sully Sullenberger quickly realizes it would be impossible to reach any airport, meaning a crash … Read More...
  • Love changes us

    Love changes us

    Happy October, beautiful someone! A long time ago, I was taking a fitness class in New York City. It was early morning, a Saturday in the middle of winter. I was going through a seriously bad patch — my husband had decided he was done with marriage. This was a shock, and I hurt everywhere. … Read More...