Tag Archive: courage

How I Broke Through My Biggest Fear Barrier – Public Speaking

Microphone

Friday Funnies: IT’S 7:00AM AND I’M LYING IN BED WONDERING why this hard knot in the pit of my stomach won’t leave me alone. This morning is the going away party for my boss, Theresa and I’ve got a really short and sweet speech planned for her. It’ll be witty, entertaining and I’ll project that…

How Was My First Time? Oh Behave…

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 Belly Dance Solo YouTube Video Friday Funnies: OUR BELLY DANCE TROUPE IS UP FIRST and before I can say “shimmy this”, the next troupe is already on stage and halfway through an aerobic Macedonian jig.  We’re doing a benefit for the Martin Luther King Diversity Day show at a church and I’m enjoying the show…

Bye-Bye Fear, Hello Quantum Leap

Indoor Sky Diving

Friday Funnies: IT’S 6:00PM AND I’M STILL WAITING at the airport for Alex, my ten year old nephew to arrive from the land of Eastern snows for a week’s holiday visit. His flight is quite delayed having stood, fully loaded on the tarmac for three hours pre-takeoff for de-icing. I’m expecting one sleepy, jet-lagged unaccompanied minor. Au contraire. When…

How I Challenged My Fear and Won

Crow's Nest

FRIDAY FUNNIES: MY FEAR IS LIKE A STONE WALL waiting to be scaled with bare hands and as my first day out sailing as a brand new Captain on San Francisco Bay draws nigh, I have visions of clambering up icy Mt Everest. Arriving at the pier on the big day I am thankful Blue…

Buccaneer Betty and the Kamikaze Cockroach

Happy Hour

FRIDAY FUNNIES: PEOPLE WATCHING is one of my favorite pastimes and as I await my promising breakfast of eggs over easy, sausages and grits at the local Nassau café during our tropical weekend scuba diving jaunt, my eyes are having a veritable field day. The Bahama Mamas are bodaciously beautiful. They give ‘shake your bootie’…

# 1 Way To Set Your Mojo On Fire – Dance Like No One Is Watching

July 4 Sparkle

VERY RECENTLY I SERIOUSLY SCARED MYSELF SILLY and while I do make it a point to scare myself on a daily basis, this one was a hair raiser. No, I didn’t join toastmasters and start a public speaking career though this is definitely on my terror bucket list list. It was something completely different. In…

No Wrong Moves – How Cancer Made Me A Killer Belly Dancer

Sabine Sevan

FUNERALS GIVE ME THE GIGGLES… The last one I attended found me tightly clutching the hand of a terribly handsome young man I barely knew who just happened to be seated next to me. We were both unsuccessfully suppressing the mad giggles and the tighter I squeezed his hand the worse it got. The funeral…