The Pain Project

Pain lingers. It surfaces unexpectedly. It bubbles up to the surface and demands attention. "Damn it! Not again!" It often puts our life on pause; or so we feel. We feel stuck. We become enveloped in the wash of sadness and life feels heavy. "Will this ever leave me the hell alone?" There are so … Continue reading The Pain Project

The Value of Listening

Often when a friend or loved one has a problem about something or has an issue to talk about, we feel as though we need to fix it and find a solution. It is a natural reaction I suppose – we are usually inclined to want to help make things better for those we care … Continue reading The Value of Listening

The Importance Of Downtime

Do you make time to relax?  Is stopping and resting a part of your daily/weekly practice? By relaxing I am referring to freeing your mind, suspending mental pressures and experiencing some guilt-free chilling time.  I would urge you to find a little time...at the very least try. Finding time to relax may seem counter intuitive to busy people because of the … Continue reading The Importance Of Downtime

Do You Know Where To Draw The Line?

With age have come the greatest gifts -  confidence, self-love and personal power. Alongside these gifts, has come my ability to differentiate between what serves me and what does not.  As a result of that ability, I am uninhibited in saying any of the following statements: No * No thank you *  Not happening * … Continue reading Do You Know Where To Draw The Line?

Finding Your Zen

I wanted to write a blog about maintaining your zen during the holiday season but I got too busy... I have come to really value and cherish moments of calm- imagined or real. I have come to need moments of calm for my emotional and physical well being. I try to carve out such moments whenever possible.  No … Continue reading Finding Your Zen