Living a primed life
Live • Play • Seek
What is a primed life?
After successfully raising 4 children, two of my own and two of my sister’s following her passing, I was more than ready to begin fully living my life. Like many others though, during those intense parenting and working years, I had neglected me. I no longer knew what filled my “personal well” with meaning.
Though few of us live in a home with a well and a pump, priming the pump refers to putting some water in so it can pull more out. To do that in my personal life, to show up and be fully engaged, has meant re-connecting with all aspects of myself. Some I had known and some are yet to be discovered: Live. Play. Seek.
The journey and all the things I have learned about creating a healthy and satisfying life in the present and for the future is what this site and my workshops are all about.
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