Loving You

Are you someone who looks forward to Valentine’s Day sending out cards and well wishes to friends and family or do you lock yourself in the house with a box of chocolates wondering why you aren’t in the relationship of your dreams? Somewhere in the middle? Why not see the day for what it is?…

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The Gift of Time in Aisle 9

Colette Carlson, speak your truth, holiday stress, sharing, compassion, slow down, gift of time, holiday giving, finding meaning, joy of giving, veterans, perspective

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Life Lessons: Songs in the Keys of Life

“Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you,” I sang quietly given that I was in a crowded airport. Our tradition of forcing family members to sing their age to the same melody hasn’t changed. “I am 85 years old, I am 85 years old. Today is my birthday. I am 85 years old!” my…

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Speak Your Truth

Speaking Your Truth. It sounds so simple, yet it can be the most difficult thing to do for so many. Myself included. For too many years I thought keeping the lips zipped or stretching the truth so far it could snap was safer than being real. After all, it protected me from possible rejection, losing…

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