Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Onion Analogy

Inside my body are 57 years of issues, problems, stresses.  These issues, problems, and stresses present themselves at various times, for who knows what reason.  Often there is a triggering event to pull the issue up.  Some deep, chronic problems might take a long … Continue reading

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Psych-Kinesiology

The principles of applied kinesiology can be extended into psych-kinesiology, aka PK.  Dr. Denise can tell if my emotions are calm or riled up.  If they are riled up, we can drill down to find a specific issue.  I have found … Continue reading

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Applied Kinesiology

I have been silent for a few days because I don’t know how to pick up my story.    So I will go back and write about some key aspects to lay a better foundation of where I am today. In … Continue reading

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Signature Theme # 3

Belief is the third of five of my signature themes.  You have certain core values that are enduring.  These values vary from one person to another, but ordinarily your Belief theme causes you to be family-oriented, altruistic, even spiritual, and to … Continue reading

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Epiphany

I had an epiphany this week and it came via a most unexpected source>>my son, Brett. Brett and I don’t have the easiest relationship, but we love one another dearly.  We were talking through an incident that happened over the … Continue reading

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Hard Stuff

Mother I have been thinking about my notion of love>>> To know and be known (see my October 4 post). When I use this definition to measure my relationship with my Mother, I fall way short.  I fail miserably. Mother … Continue reading

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Fine. Period.

When friends and family ask how I am, they really only want me to answer that I am “fine”.  It’s not that they don’t care, but anything less than “fine” is too difficult to process or respond to.  And so cancer is a … Continue reading

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Two precious girls

This is a blog post from my daughter-in-law, Tara.  It is too precious for words: Sunday, September 16, 2012 A weekend or two ago the girls had a day with daddy while I was at work.  He always has something … Continue reading

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Signature Theme # 2

The second theme identified in my Clifton assessment is called Intellection. You like to think.  You like mental activity.  You are the kind of person who enjoys your time alone because it is your time for musing and reflection.  You are … Continue reading

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RMG Signature Themes

I have taken many self assessment surveys over the years and most of them consistently and accurately describe me.  One of the most insightful ones was the Clifton Strengths Finder by The Gallop Organization.  The assessment identifies my top five talents and … Continue reading

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