I know better. And yet, in starting my new business, A Healing Spirit, which you can find HERE, I screwed up. More than once. I can't erase those mistakes. But I can learn from them and so you can you. So that others don't make the same mistakes I did, I've decided to share some of my screw-ups, . . .
That's the funny thing about feelings. We think if we push them down hard enough, they'll disappear. Dr. Charles/ChicagoMed NBC's Chicago Med is a different brand of hospital drama. Along with medication, lots of wisdom is dispensed, usually in the voice of psychiatrist Dr. Charles, an expert . . .
Ask. Sounds pretty simple, doesn't it? If you need something, ask for it. Sometimes, it IS simple. "Can I have the salt?" "Could you hang your coat over there?" "Would you like to have lunch tomorrow?" Those are the easy asks. Some asks are harder: What's a lot harder is asking for . . .
When I saw this the other day, I was struck by its truth. I'm just going to leave it here and ask what you think about it. Save . . .
My husband is a logical guy. He started out to be an engineer but he ended up a lawyer in one of the driest areas ever: bank regulatory law. I mean, Zzzzzz. To me. I'm not even sure he understands what New Age means. But when he was told he had to have surgery that would mean a painful recovery, I . . .
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If you're grieving a loss, the information I'm sharing below can help. But before I explain, I wanted to remind you: Until Sunday at 11:59pm all my pre-recorded downloadable audios are at a special launch celebration price: $4.99 if you use the coupon code LAUNCH. She was the person to whom I . . .
When a Stage 3 breast cancer patient told our class that a guided imagery made a huge difference in the success of her chemo, I sat up and took notes. And then, made a guided imagery audio for my new business, A Healing Spirit, so that others could benefit. You can find it HERE. She is a client of . . .
A year after my mother died a therapist thought I'd been grieving too long. So she prescribed me an antidepressant. Mindlessly, I filled the prescription and took the pills. When I had significant side effects after the first month, she prescribed me a different one. Seriously? I thought. Why am I . . .
This a story about my beautiful friend who got sick. Well, it's more than that, really. She was my very first friend in California. It was 1985 and we clicked right away. I moved away and came back a couple of times, but through it all we were friends. Soon after I returned again in 2010, she got . . .
Sometimes, you're called. I'm sure I've been called before but I wasn't always paying attention. This time, though I listened. And acted. I'm meant to help people with healing and so.... I'm thrilled to launch my new business today, A Healing Spirit, which you can find HERE. Here at . . .
Sometimes, I look at the moon, the beautiful moon, and wonder how we got here. Oh, I don't mean the human race. I mean our civilization, our people. How did we get to such a hateful place? What have we become? And how did it happen? Save . . .
Later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere ~Warsan Shire . . .
Not too long ago I posted something that said Eventually you'll end up where you need to be, with whom you're meant to be with and doing what you should be doing. One of my friends weighed in with "But how long does it take!?" And my response was simple: "It takes as long as it takes." Thing . . .
Have you ever had a moment out of time that was, well, transcendent... so transcendent that the you felt it was almost supernatural? That it was so meaningful that it would last forever? I was thinking about a time like that all those years ago when I met the man who was a balm for my . . .
Save I started to write this night a friend just a few years older than I came over to tell us his cancer had recurred and he would be trying a new treatment that isn't as debilitating as chemotherapy. As he stroked Riley, he mentioned that the and his wife had discussed her impending retirement . . .
"I have many “spouses”–men and woman who are there for me in ways my husband simply cannot possibly be. I love him, but he is not everything to me, and if I thought he was, I’d be disappointed and lonely. We have a good marriage, a tight “family” bond between the two of us, but it is rounded . . .
Some good reading for you this weekend, even as the world spins in crazy ways. Dig in to a variety of interesting posts from Boomer blogs. Figuring out what to do about heart problems is complicated. On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about a report . . .
Lovingkindness meditation as described by Jack Kornfield is such a beautiful thing to do, especially (but not only) when we're working on forgiveness. It's so darn simple, but it does so much for us. So let me tell you about it. As if you were going to meditate, get comfortable in a quiet . . .
When a rather new friend gave me this last month, I was so touched. Because girlfriends really do matter in happy times and sad, and I'm not sure how I could live without them. But not all friends are created equal. When two longtime local friends heard my husband was having surgery, they . . .