After the Stand On Your Story retreat/workshop on Sept. 12, one participant wrote: "Just finished a great retreat/workshop with Jane Bishop where we learned how to leverage who we are with reinforced confidence to live forward." In their own words... Most Useable Success Strategy "New story." "Validation that I am on the right track because I… Continue reading Stand On Your Story – Feedback
I recently led a women’s retreat that focused on Living4ward. It was refreshing to hear laughter and giggles while the participants were blowing bubbles. Some their comments were: “I had forgotten how to play;” “This is forcing me to play again;” “I can’t remember the last time I played!” and “This is fun!” Play… Continue reading The Power of Play
"The soul has often been deemed integral or essential to consciousness and personality, and may be synonymous with spirit, mind or self." And yet, many in today's culture have little time to nurture their soul. The noise of each person's life has somehow become a necessity and often drowns out the heart cry of the… Continue reading Soul Care (Part 1)
The beginning of a new year is time for a fresh start with new opportunities and a new focus. One common approach to capitalize on a new year is to simply design what to begin or restart. Little thought, however, is given to what must be ended. “Great is the art of the beginning, but greater… Continue reading Necessary Endings
Recently, I had one of those “I don’t want to” days. I had begun my day with certain plans and when they were derailed, I visited the “I don’t want to” camp! It was to be the first day in some time that I had space not to be on a schedule and I was… Continue reading I Don’t Want To!
In certain public venues where people have collected, it becomes necessary to utter these words “quiet please.” Tennis matches, golf tournaments, movie theaters, etc. For some, it is a challenge to be quiet for a few seconds much less an entire movie. Our lives are so filled with noise that we have mistaken that fullness… Continue reading Quiet Please
"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forward." - Kierkegaard Lance Wubbels has captured the essence of the "live life forward" idea with these simple but powerful affirmations: From this moment forward...I stop the blame game and excuses. I am responsible for my life and for where I am today. I cannot blame the… Continue reading Reactivating Your Passion