Plan Be- in the present

I read an article by  Amy Krause Rosenthal  “You May Want to Marry My Husband” that she wrote  before she died of ovarian cancer.  Her Plan “Be” embraces the vital tool of living in the  NOW for anyone dealing with challenging life events . All of us!! Wanting to...

Facing Your Fears

How do you describe Fear? You might use words like dread, nervous, uncertain, worried, uneasy, or anxious. Whatever you call it, the fact is we all feel fear. When you believe you  are in danger, either physical or emotional, your body responds with the biological...

Can You Accept Yourself?

How easily do you fall into the trap of being critical of yourself? How often do you compare yourself to others and fall short? Do you   believe that if you  do not “hold your feet to the fire”, you  will lose your edge and not be motivated to accomplish...

Finding Refuge

  When we struggle with the ever changing demands of life, we all need a “safe place” to retreat to- either physically or in our mind’s eye. This refuge can be seen as an escape, although it does not have to be viewed as avoiding what needs to be done. It can be...

Why Do the Dishes?

I have written many blogs about mindfulness and how being in the present moment can impact your life.. So when I read the article by Karen Maezen Miller in www.lionsroar.com the following quote really hit home for me. “ The search for meaning robs our life of meaning...

You Gotta Have Hope

  It may be feel especially challenging these days with all the uncertainty and loss to hold on to a sense of hope. Hope is based on relationships- a collaborative connection with people and your personal sense of a higher power. Dr. Anthony Scioli...

Spring into Action

It is often so much easier to just keep doing what you have always done. Taking a RISK and DARING to be different is a chance to build up that muscle of courage and resiliency. I was given this great lists of DARES for Encouragement that I want to share .See if you...