Author Archives: Tracey Jackson
Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more…. ― Dr. Seuss
Here we are smack dab in the middle of that Judea – Christian Happy Hour called The Holidays. Christmas, Hanukkah, whatever you may or may not celebrate, most of the people around you are either successfully or anemically attempting to bury themselves in good cheer, consumption of goods and group revelry. The more pious look inwards to what the holiday is truly supposed to mean, but for the most part it’s tinsel, twinkly lights, excessive eating and drinking and… Read More
Loyalty is hard to find. Trust is easy to lose. Actions speak louder than words.
It’s the time of year when there are so many opportunities to live your life in love and service. So much need. So many outlets. And often the holidays can be lonely times, but if you are giving to others who are makes you feel so good. So it’s a win, win. Today’s Wednesday Worksheet helps you organize how you will give back this Holiday Season!
The New York City Marathon has taken place outside my window all day today. I heard them setting up the barricades and podiums at five am and twelve hours later there are many hours to go before the last people will cross the finish line. While I’m not a runner myself, I see the lessons in the act of running a marathon as well as the metaphor of the marathon itself. Fifty thousand people set off this morning to run… Read More
Oprah Winfrey is debuting a new eight part series this Sunday on belief called Belief. We were fortunate to get invited to two different screenings of this. I was able to attend the one in New York last night. In true Oprah fashion, it was a perfectly produced event, that started with Oprah coming on stage and introducing the film and explaining the genesis of the idea and how she and her production team brought it to life. The audience… Read More
Take a healthy dose of good honest mid-western values, mix it with a lot of corporate and life experience, throw in some spirituality and a big bucket of knowledge about recovery and you have the all the ingredients for an informative, readable and truly helpful book. Doug Tieman has been the CEO of Caron Treatment Centers for 20 years. Before Caron he spent decades working in the corporate world, so he understands addiction of all sorts, office politics, people skills,… Read More
“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” ― Leonard Cohen
There is a very fine balance between overworking something and letting it go. We are all (we hope) always working on something. It might be a life change, a career move, a family dynamic overhaul, personal transformation, or it could be several at once. But there is no question we all grapple and fuss and think until sometimes we fell like our brains will just fly out of the top our heads. I know for me, I play with things… Read More