Motivation Thoughts

What motivates us as humans? I was pondering this subject thinking about various things that motivate, such as courage, inspiration, encouragement, and all the great qualities of life. There are many forms of motivation, for example fear is one. It does not take much to scare people into action. … [Read more...]

Children Are A Marvel

Pablo Casals the famous Spanish Catalan cellist and conductor said "Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that never was before and never will be again. And what do we teach our children? We teach them that two and two make four, and that Paris is the capital of … [Read more...]

Make Courage Your Travel Partner

CHALLENGE "Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction."   Recently "Life By Me" described me as a writer, joyful experiencer and courage advocate.  I will take that and run with it!  In the article I wrote for them I said "We’re incredibly powerful beings, and yet, as … [Read more...]

The Joy of Being You

I think about what is going on in the world 'outside' of me. It seems very surreal out there. I grew up in a more peaceful world, or so it seemed. I have learned that the world 'inside' of me is the most important place for me to live, move and have my being-ness. It is also the best way I can … [Read more...]

The Courage Advocate – Debra Oakland

I am honored to be featured in Life By Me this week. I would like to thank my wonderful friend Chris Cade for recommending me to Life By Me.  Chris is featured on their site as a writer, speaker and empowerer.  I am listed as writer, joyful experiencer and courage advocate.  In fact I like the … [Read more...]