Deb Sofield’s 2013 New Years Resolutions

New Years is a time when we like to look back – but this time let’s look forward.  I have 10 New Years Resolutions for your success. This year I want to talk about letting go… This New Year Let Go of these 10 Limiting Actions…. Of perfection – don’t let this be an excuse for… Read more »

It’s your life…

“It’s your life — but only if you make it so. The standards by which you live must be your own standards, your own values, your own convictions in regard to what is right and wrong, what is true and false, what is important and what is trivial. When you adopt the standards and the… Read more »

You are what you think you are….

In cleaning out some files I came across this quote… caught my interest… Your choices and actions are merely reflections of what you see in your mind…What do you see?  The first step towards accomplishing a thing is to project it onto the visuo-spatial sketchpad of working memory. This is the scientific phrase for “see… Read more »

Don’t Settle

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going… Read more »

Optimism Rules…(or at least it should)

I thank the editors of Reasons for Optimism  for their wonderful little corner they’ve created on the web. And I fully agree, with their statement: “It’s easy to forget that in today’s not-so-optimistic world real progress continues, beauty appears, brave new worlds are explored, and creativity flows. We keep seeing–and occasionally finding–our best selves. There are,… Read more »

Shining out of Darkness – a poem by William Cowper

Sometimes the words of others speak to me and I thought this was beautiful… Writer and poet William Cowper (1732-1800) discovered comfort in God’s providence, and protective custody when backward-looking on the difficult times in his life, which led him to write the following poem Shining out of Darkness God moves in mysterious way, His… Read more »