When I read about Mother Teresa being named a saint, I remembered one of my favorite quotes. “Not all of us can do great things. Bu we can do small things with great love,” Mother Teresa said. She also said: * Peace begins with a smile.” * “If you judge people, you have no time [...]
Fayteen and I were headed for an interview with Suzie Humphreys on The Broadcast on KTXD Channel 47. And we were a little nervous, especially because we were late. It was snowing in Dallas on Wednesday last week. There was just a light flutter of snow flakes, but already there were a few icy patches [...]
Fayteen came racing into my office and demanded: “Read this.” As I read the e-mail message about a book that offers “secrets” for success, Fayteen kept talking. “Is this the same thing that we’re saying in our book? What are we saying that’s different?” The book discusses some important topics—how you can change by establishing [...]
Of course, you are. We all have been resolute—even though some of us have perfected being resolute more than others. Remember when you first learned to walk? When you first learned to walk, you were resolute. You pulled yourself up and were happy just to stand, unsteadily, holding on to a chair. You took a [...]
What’s this site about?
We wrote our book and we’re writing our blog because we were frustrated. We were frustrated with experts who try to tell people how to lose weight, raise their children and improve their marriages—and be a success—in 10 easy steps. In three weeks. In one book.
Our self-help book and blog are for grownups—for women who know that there are no easy answers to life’s complex problems—that finding solutions requires some self-knowledge and self-searching and hard work.
We want to help women discover their own answers and live with them as their guide. We want to help you and other women Help Yourself!
We write about making changes and also about many other issues important to women, including families, friends, work and food.