My phone pinged in with a text the other morning as I was looking out at the sunshine at Half Moon Bay (Calif.) It was gay husband, sending me this 30-year old photo. It was taken at the end of the Aris Project training I did in 1989 to prepare to be an emotional support volunteer for people with . . .
Comparison has become a byproduct of social media. Others' lives look so much better than ours, sometimes, don't they? But don't fall into that trap. Focus on your own life. It's the only one that matters. If you'd like to work on your own grass in a bigger way, contact me about this. . . .
There are many ways to show your love. Here's a way to show it to those who are hurting. . . .
"Last year you decided to weed out people who weren't reciprocal, and you did," my husband reminded me at the end of December. "So what's your goal for this year?" What? I hadn't remembered last year's goal. I'm not big on annual resolutions or even a word for the year but weeding out was . . .
Does this look like you? A flower closed up tightly, like a bud? Do you keep some things locked deeply within, hesitant to open up? Just like a bud, you, too, can open up, by taking in a little sun. It just takes looking at life a different way. The question to ask ourselves is this: How am I . . .
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Self-doubt is a killer of dreams. It keeps us from following our passion and from fulfilling our purpose. And yet, it's so common. Many, many people doubt themselves. Second-guess. And third-guess. So here are a few steps to help you let go of any self-doubt: What's your inspiration? Follow . . .
I don't deny that some days are so bad that they seem to darken our lives irrevocably. But that's usually not the case. It saves a lot of anxiety and stress if we learn the difference between a bad day and a bad life. I continue to be inspired by women I know with debilitating chronic illness, . . .
I'm excited to remind you that A Healing Spirit is a resource everyone can use---because it has its own blog, with new posts several times a week. On the new blog, you'll find information on mind/body wellness, inspiration of all kinds, the latest on healing and guest posts from people who have . . .
Worrying about what might happen tomorrow robs us of today. Which is what Mark Twain knew so well about worry. I know it, too. My mom was a world-class worrier and she passed her worry along to me. I fight it all the time. And sometimes I let it take over, which is always a mistake. I'm working . . .