There was never an off switch, there was always something more to do, and I never felt satisfied with a job well done because there were always a zillion more things to get done.
You found us right after college, chased us through our careers, into our relationships, and finally pinned us down after the fall.
What I’m about to share with you is the antithesis of everything we’re taught. As I opened one manhole of dark memories, another would appear before my eyes and I dove in willingly- I had nothing to lose because I was already lost.
The holidays are upon us and if we’re not careful, so is burnout. Foods we don’t usually eat, later nights than usual, holiday expectations, family dynamics and the financial stress of gift buying can send even the strongest person right over the edge. It’s no surprise so many of us start the new year feeling exhausted […]
Work, clean, workout, kids, career, groceries, spouses, bills, friends, commitments, and repeat. Whether you’re married or single, there just isn’t much time for self-care anymore is there? Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced with quick glimpses of emails, […]
If compassion is our key to peace, I believe familiarity- whether real or perceived- breeds enough patience to find that key.
Do you feel like you’ve lost your youthful glow? Is your life becoming routine and well- just blah? You’re not alone. American author and humorist Mark Twain once wrote: “Wrinkles merely mark where smiles have been”. That’s all fine and dandy, but in today’s world, wrinkling is only one sign of youth fading away from our […]
When we experience the freedom that arrives and the burst of energy that returns, we no longer question the effect every area of our life has on all aspects of our happiness. We are not divided beings. We’re whole and we’re all connected.
Can you feel it lately? It’s intense and most of us are wondering what the hell is going on. Here’s how to ground yourself and cope.
We’re told the law of attraction is key to getting everything we want in life, but here’s a dirty little secret only a few people know: the law of SUBtraction is where it’s at.
I don’t need to tell you that stress is a killer, but I do need to share with you that like happiness, stress is a choice. How we respond to any situation in life is dictated by our habits and our beliefs. Here are 50 ways to leave your stress, and while none involve getting […]
Well, it’s undeniable that winter is looming. Days are growing shorter and the dark nights have grown longer.
Here are 10 ways to stay well this winter.
Let’s face it, we’ve all feared that we’re going to mess up, not be liked, or even be rejected at times, and in order to compensate we fake it until we make it don’t we? The problem is: while we might think we’re managing or hiding our insecurities most of the time, the people around […]
I hear women question openly: What’s wrong with men? Why can’t they shoot straight? Why can’t they communicate?
It may sound crazy, but the amazing brain with its many functions and miracles, really does dictate your life experience.
Her huge head and fierce brown eyes were less than an arm’s length away and I thought to myself: “seriously? THIS is how I’m going to die?”
Her snorts were drowned out by my screams as I felt the wind from her hooves skimming the small space between us while pinned against that front door, no where to escape.
11 Ways to emotionally thrive in this ever changing fast paced world.
You might be surprised. Often we are to blame for our own bad relationship. Here’s how to avoid it.
How to help when disasters strike. The answer may surprise you.
In a society that seems to have given up on long term relationships, we’ve lost our desire to make things last. Most of us consider our current love to be Mr or Mrs right Now versus Mr or Mrs right, and dispose of the relationship in the first sign of irritation. Patience has been groomed […]
Even though we celebrate the arrival of summertime, it’s easy to lose our balance as well as our tempers under the fiery summer heat. Here are my top tips to stay cool this season. Put your hands in the earth and your body on it. Digging in the dirt, planting flowers and/or gardening relaxes your […]
Let me say there’s absolutely no way I would trade places with our men. We may get the short end of the aging stick, but our men definitely have it far harder these days when it comes to dating. Show up masculine and strong, and we wish you were more emotional and vulnerable. Show up […]
Polite conversation, (let’s admit) is boring. We spend our days going about our business, waving at neighbors, interacting with co-workers and chatting at parties; yet we still feel disconnected and lonely. There’s a woman in my neighborhood I’ve never really connected with conversationally, although I’m very social, I can be shy at times and find […]
We’re promised the pathway to peace if we can be here now, yet how do we get to now from here?
We’ve reached a point in this world when things seem to be spinning out of control. Mother nature has a mind of her own and the media convinces us daily that our world is in ruin. Standing in the middle, as things around us drop away, or finding ourselves in the place of no longer […]
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