Reflections

Sharing Your Soul

“Creativity is the way I share my soul with the world.” Brené Brown I’ve been thinking recently about what creativity means to me. The Dictionary says “Creativity is the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.” All well and good but I wonder sometimes what artistic work […]

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Working Happy

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Wayne Dyer I was in New York for a short vacation in March and was checking out at a restaurant. The line was long, the food was great, and people were willing to wait but I could tell they would […]

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Love Will Discover You

“We do not need to go out and find love; rather, we need to be still and let love discover us.” ― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom When the grace in my heart looks back… For a long time, I thought that I had to force love to happen to me. I […]

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Out of Bandwidth? Join Shandra Newcom

Not enough bandwidth to deal with these yesses Recently I’ve been using the phrase “I have no bandwidth” to describe my life. What I’m saying with that phrase is that I “don’t have the energy or mental capacity to deal with a situation”. (Thanks Dictionary.com!) And in many cases, that has been true. I find […]

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Contribution

You are unique I would like to invite you to decide to make a contribution to the world. You are unique: in perspective, opinion, experience. What you have to give can only come from you. It is time for you to be generous and to find the courage to express your love for those around […]

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Shandra Newcom Certified Life Coach

Certified! Big news, friends: I’m a newly Certified Life Coach!  I’ve been working hard and, through a wonderful coaching program with Life Purpose Institute, I’m now a CLC.  I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished.  One year ago I had no idea that this would be my future but here I am and I’m so grateful.  […]

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