NOTHING IS FREE
We have come to the last song on the CD. When I was putting the song order together, I wanted to make sure that the beginning and ending were special. The beginning was easy because that was the song my daughter Kelsey sang, so it was a for sure first song. The last song has a different energy. Do you remember buying albums or CDs where you looked at what songs were where….well did. It was a ritual for me that has kind of gone away in my opinion. We now buy single songs
Have you ever gotten to know someone so well that you started to take on his/her traits? I have. Interestingly enough, this also goes for the different parts of me. I am an assortment of parts when put all together the world knows as Stan. You have read my blogs before about whichever part I feed the most is the part of me that runs my life. This week there has been a part of me that has in some ways not only been a part of me, it has been a defining part. That part is m
It continues to amaze me how my life continues to change and evolve, even when I think things are fairly constant. I am convinced more now than ever, my life is about change and how I deal with it…..in fact, I am not unique to that….I know a lot of people in this same place. So what is changing now in my life. I have stepped into being the musician that I have always wanted to be……just never could give myself permission to. Life has a funny way of continually putting this
IS IT SHAME OR GUILT?
I ran across Brene Brown’s new book recently and I have been glued to it since. I think one of the biggest topics in our ENTIRE culture is how we deal with shame. It has become a HUGE topic when we start to define the culture that we live in. It is also one of the most uncomfortable subjects out there….and that is why I am writing about it today. Interestingly enough, guilt does not have nearly the damaging affect on us as shame does…..why is that you may ask……let me share
Change Your Frequency, Change Your Life
I have been preaching this for years. What we say does matter, in fact, it shapes the way we exist. So many times I have been told ” Stan, that’s just semantics.” Yes, you are correct, it is semantics, and it makes a difference in our lives. I took away a great piece here…..among many great pieces…..which was how I can reframe some of the old “tapes” that play in my head. I thought she had a great idea…..when a tape pops up and that old ” you should do this…” raises its h