Self-care seems to be the new go to word. I was told I need to take more time for myself and I responded with “Really, that thought hadn’t crossed my mind.” Self-care for me in the past was hiding under the covers and sleeping. Now my focus has shifted. It wasn’t that my life was … More Self-Care
I know someone needs to hear this besides me. We are always on the go moving so fast that we forget where we’re going and what we are doing. A few weeks ago I was in such a rush getting home from work trying to do a load of laundry before taking Sydney to therapy, … More Today
I know I’m not the only one that has a race to finish. It doesn’t matter what race you are running or walking. The only thing that matters is that you make it to the finish line. Will the race be easy? Will there be hurdles and injuries along the way? Will you stumble and … More The Race
After my divorce I realized that I don’t need to wait for a special occasion to celebrate. I have Sydney to thank, because she likes to use the China for breakfast! I always saved the China for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. Why was I waiting? Each day I am alive, there is something for me … More A Special Occasion
A few weeks ago I spoke with a publisher and she told me in a very nice way that I wasn’t Nicholas Sparks or a best selling author. I thought to myself I know, I’m Brooke Copher and I’m in a category all of my own. I’m not sure if I consider myself only a … More What Kind of Author Am I?
To say that my life has humbled me would be an understatement. I never thought that I was better than anyone else. My parents taught me better than that. I give the same respect to the construction worker, as I do the CEO. It is all about kindness. The real reason is that I didn’t … More What If I Lose My Soul?
Yesterday I received a message from a reader. He wanted me to blog on a certain topic. When I told him I really wasn’t familiar with that topic. He went on to explain a scenario to me and then wanted my feedback. Still I reminded him that I didn’t have the background knowledge and didn’t … More I Talk About Things That I Know
Do you love your job? Or do you need to fall back in love with your job? Take a minute and think about my questions. Can you answer them honestly? Are you working at your job just because it provides financially for you? Do you have a career that your family encouraged you to pursue? … More Fall In Love… With Your Job
When we hear the word addiction. Our minds automatically think about drugs or alcohol. Some people are addicted to food, shopping or sex. The list of addictions can go on an on. Are all addictions bad? Should I feel bad that I am addicted to writing? Is it wrong to let my thoughts flow onto … More Is This An Addiction?