Apr 21st, 2015 by TBriggs
I love Shark Tank … do you?! On the March 6th episode, the sharks were fighting over one of the products and Lori Greiner said, referring to Kevin O’Leary and Robert Herjavec, “A man with his money is no match to a woman on a mission!!” I don’t believe it was scripted; it just flew out of her mouth and she meant it with every cell in her body. What a fantastic quote, right?! Love it …
And that’s what the “Women as Healers” book is all about … women on a mission. Click here for inspiration and fulfilling your mission.
Well, it began the night of the Oscars when Robin Roberts was interviewing a VP from People magazine, talking about Reese Witherspoon’s hash tag #AskHerMore. It caught my attention … what is this about?
About 15 minutes later, they interviewed Reese on the red carpet. She said, “Yes, there’s lots of pretty dresses here tonight. AND this year, we have 44 women up for awards. We’re smart, wise, talented … and we’re so much more than just our beautiful dresses. Ask us … we’d love to talk!” WOW!
Mar 17th, 2015 by TBriggs
Whew! It has been a few weeks of intense energy for me … how about you?! It began Monday morning, January 26th with a notification that the BioMat prices were increasing, effective on Valentine’s. (The BioMat is a product that I love and rep.)
The price increase is always a chance for customers “on the fence” to decide … and many of them decided to take an important step in their health by purchasing. Definitely an exciting time!
At the same time all of this was going on, I was building a new website for the product (www.BioMatInc.com). Yes, this is my third website!! So much fun doing WomenAsHealers.com and MusicalReflections.com, I needed to do another one, too !!
So has the intensity sub-sided? I think I’ll go reflect about that on the BioMat! Check out the new site if you are interested in a powerful healing tool…
Mar 10th, 2015 by TBriggs
During the Oscars last month, I had the sound muted for much of the time. But I happened to hear Patricia Arquette’s speech after receiving the Oscar for best supporting actress in Boyhood. Here’s what she said – a powerful statement about women’s equality: “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America!”
Did it make everyone happy? No! Of course, there was some backlash and here’s how she responded the next day. “It’s time for women. Equal means equal. The truth is the older women get, the less money they make. The highest percentage of children living in poverty are in female-headed households. It’s inexcusable. We go around the world talking about equal rights for women in other countries … and we don’t have equal rights for women in America. The truth is even though we sort of feel like we have equal rights in America, there are huge issues that are at play that really do affect women.”
She was definitely supported by Meryl Streep, J-Lo and many others in the audience. I was cheering her on from my living room. It’s 2015 … time to get ‘er done!!
Feb 24th, 2015 by TBriggs
Did you watch the Oscars? I watched the “prelims” to see all the beautiful dresses! Yes, I know that’s kinda shallow, but it’s the truth and I love fashion design!
Was it just me or was there a shortage this year of beautiful, absolutely stunning dresses? Who was your favorite? Mine was Lupita Nyong’o in her 6,000-pearl (yes, count them!!) Calvin Klein dress … amazing!
Feb 10th, 2015 by TBriggs
We just finished watching a Super Bowl with an unforgettable ending, regardless who you were cheering for!
With approximately a minute remaining in the game, Seattle’s quarterback, Russell Wilson, was intercepted. And the NBC announcer exclaimed, “That was the worst call in Super Bowl history!” and he said it more than once! Yes, with two downs to go and possibly the best running back in football in a Seattle uniform, why would Coach Pete Carroll choose a pass play instead of running it with Marshawn Lynch in the end zone … to win the big game?
Coach Carroll has been second-guessed, blamed and in the week following the game, has even taken responsibility for “making the wrong decision.” The “Monday morning quarterbacks” were loud and vocal. Hindsight is 20/20, isn’t it?!
I keep wondering if Carroll made the choice to pass the ball (instead of running Lynch) because Lynch would have been “keyed upon” especially with only a minute remaining. Was it such a bad call, after all?! Only two weeks earlier in the NFC Championship game, it was Wilson’s passes that beat the Green Bay Packers to get Seattle to the big game. As they say, there’s always next year!!
Jan 27th, 2015 by TBriggs
Is this a year of gratitude for you?
In 2014, I spent a lot of time in Lexington, KY where my parents live in an assisted living facility. And it’s been a fun, fulfilling experience getting to know several of the residents in their building. Many of them have severe health complications, yet those who thrive focus on the glass being “half full” (not empty). In other words, they live in gratitude, with thankfulness.
It has been a gentle reminder to live in gratitude and New Years is a perfect time to re-commit to this practice. What are you grateful for?
Jan 13th, 2015 by TBriggs
What is your healing role in the New Year? That is the question that keeps roaming around in my brain since January 1st! Is it to help starving children or teach or doctor or play with grandchildren or bring smiles or cook or be present in the moment? All are important … all are vital to help the world heal. May you be blessed in your endeavors this special year of 2015!
Dec 31st, 2014 by TBriggs
On this day of New Year’s celebration, I’m remembering when we had the super big deal of Y2K – the Year of 2000! And now, it’s already been 15 years … my, how fast time goes!!
The New Year is a great time to be mindful of what you wish to do, accomplish and/or be in the days ahead. What are your thoughts?
Happy New Year … may 2015 be a fabulous year for you!
Dec 21st, 2014 by TBriggs
With Christmas fast approaching, we are winding down with preparations and moving into being present for the actual day/event. It is a lovely time of year and from “Women as Healers,” we wish you joy, peace, love and many blessings.