Motivation

WHAT THE HECK!  Here’s For a Moment for Self Promotion…

WHAT THE HECK! Here’s For a Moment for Self Promotion…

In case you’ve just found this website, my name is Ruth, RN.  I graduated from nursing school in 1993.   Yes… long time ago, but seems like yesterday.  ICU nursing was my passion for a couple of decades while another light was growing in my chest.  I watered this passion, daily.  I took it to(…)

Head Above the Wave

Head Above the Wave

I ran 7.11 miles this morning on Fort Lauderdale Las Olas beach.  By the 7th mile I felt myself going under.  I was experiencing what runners call “the wall (ran out of energy),” and I felt myself going below the wave.  On land. Of course I was guilty of many things.  For one, I had(…)

Burst Open The Prison Doors

Burst Open The Prison Doors

Why do you stay in prison When the door is so wide open?” ― Rumi, The Essential Rumi It has been a sad week for many because of Robin Williams passing.  I Hate to see a brother end life because things were unbearable.  No one knows the contract we make with life in the darkness(…)

Breathing Through Holes

Breathing Through Holes

The breath you just now drew in your lungs is keeping you in land of the living.  And if you’re a singer, you learn to breathe from the gut–just a figure of speech.  Breathe in, breathe out.  Observe how each inhalation (oxygen enters body) turns into an exhalation (Carbon Dioxide exits).  Be aware of your(…)

Okay, Pause.  Now Reset!

Okay, Pause. Now Reset!

On this Saturday I like to pause to contemplate my blessings. And they are too many to list, but among the top are family and friends who are there for me, and even the ones who don’t give a damn–I’m just glad to be among the land of the living, loving, and breathing… Days like(…)

Feeling Stuck?  How About Taking Your Sole With You?

Feeling Stuck? How About Taking Your Sole With You?

Ever felt stuck, like you’re going nowhere?  Do you feel like doing more or being more?  Feel like you’ve left your soul behind?  You’ve been thinking about taking the rebel route but don’t know how or when to let go?  How about you stop torturing yourself, start planning, and do what your heart says to(…)

3 Awesome Tools to Get Over Hurdles of Not Wanting to Run

3 Awesome Tools to Get Over Hurdles of Not Wanting to Run

It’s good to be back in the USA and South Florida.  Let’s say, this country has been good to me, and as the song from Lee Greenwood says, God Bless the USA!  Since my return a few days ago, I’ve hit the ground running.  So far, I’ve deposited 4 days into my health-bank, and have(…)