Author: Sheila

Spirit of tolerance

In this era of easy access to the world through the microphone of social media, it’s often difficult to have a spirit of tolerance for views we oppose. I say

Digital knowledge: sharing what I’m learning

Gathering digital knowledge sometimes feels like I’m in a self-taught college class. I spend a lot of time, energy, money, and angst learning about the online world, and trying to

Overnight success, one day at a time

Some days I feel like a turtle. Slow but steady is my game plan. Success is on the horizon, if not within immediate grasp. How do you know you’re making

Arguing for your limitations? Five ways to change your view of yourself

What are you struggling with? What do you need to overcome to succeed, or to improve, be the person you really want to be? The person you could be? Do

Say something that matters

I am one voice, a small voice, writing away, sharing perspective, passion, my truth. It’s easy to get lost, to believe that no one hears what I have to say;

Nuisance or soothing? All in the framing.

This summer we stayed in a house that was situated next to a stream. The house wasn’t air-conditioned, and even in the temperate climate of Hawaii, it was stuffy without

Four easy ways to access online help

I love this age of easy digital access to so much great information! Social media has it’s downside, no doubt. But there are amazing opportunities to connect with resources, get

Hungry for change? 10 steps to a future you

Are you hungry for change in your life? How hungry? Mildly bored and open to change? Or aching, longing, desperate for new and different? You know where you fit. But

30 day challenges: what do you have to gain?

Are you struggling to make a change in your life? Add some fitness element, change your diet, establish a habit? “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in

Thin your email in a few simple steps, easy peasy!

This past weekend I finally finished a project I’ve been working on for a while. No, I wasn’t painting walls or weeding a garden, or working on my next book.

Simple, not easy

I read a little book recently that made the point that many things are simple, not easy. Habits…skills…resolutions. How is it that I often confuse the two? Simple… Easy… Not

Five ways to stop the drama

Drama, drama. It’s everywhere…relationships, social media, political arena. While life should be filled with moments of excitement, and we all inevitably experience conflict, drama is the unnecessary, masquerading as the significant. It’s exhausting. Frustrating. Pointless. I