Focus. Goals. Self esteem.

Stay focused on the goal. Self-esteem comes from staying focused on your goals, and focus is the key to making something happen. It’s about being attentive to the goals, about keeping the end in mind. I learned from a wise person many years ago, that where I...

Let go.

Let go. Why me? Sometimes when I am disappointed because I didn’t get something I wanted, it’s hard to understand why it happened.  It’s even harder to understand when people say to me, “Francine you have to let go.”  I immediately go to, “Why...

Self-esteem. Esteemable Acts. Derrick Coleman. Live Your Dreams.

Self-esteem. Esteemable Acts. Self-esteem comes from doing Esteemable Acts. And, it’s an Esteemable Act to have the courage to live your dreams. Living your dreams requires a deep seated belief that anything is possible, even if the dream feels out of reach. It also...

Chicago Fire. Healthy Choice. Accountability. Blame. Personal Responsibility. Self-esteem.

Accountability. Blame. Personal Responsibility. At what point do we take responsibility for our actions? Will the choices we make always be someone else’s fault, especially if the outcome is dire? Should they be? Self-esteem comes from taking responsibility for the...

Wolf of Wall Street. Bad Movies. Alcoholism. Drug Addiction. Role Models.Jason Belfort.

Bad Movies. Wolf of Wall Street. One of the worst movies I’ve ever seen is the Wolf of Wall Street. What a disappointment.  Last night my husband and I went to see it thinking we were going on a nice date.  I left the theater feeling physically, mentally, and...