Trust Yourself

Trust Yourself

In our infancy, we mirror our parent’s activities to learn, grow and keep ourselves safe. In adolescence this shift to peers and those closest to us. As Adults, we either actively choose or passively allow ourselves to be drawn into activities, images, sounds or...
What Is Your Happiness Formula

What Is Your Happiness Formula

The article below is reposted from oprah.com from a piece written about the book Pivot by Jenny Blake.  It captures the essence of my beliefs on how to take control of your happiness and create a meaningful life. It is brilliantly written and I hope you gain wisdom...
Intrinsic Nature and Reactive Patterns

Intrinsic Nature and Reactive Patterns

Anne Klein (another Anne Klein – not so much into shoes) in Across the Expanse writes about understanding and valuing, “Our intrinsic nature and our reactive patterns.” Both have value but only the latter can be altered. Are you satisfied with daily patterns of...
Self Regulating

Self Regulating

I have pasted an article written by Dr Marilyn Wedge. In this article she comments on the execrated spiraling of the diagnosis of ADHD in the United States. This has been a cause of concern for many years among parents, teachers and providers. When I reviewed this...
Genuine Attachments

Genuine Attachments

Is it possible to feel disconnected in a family or within our “tribe?” The answer most certainly is a resounding yes. We can feel alone in a marriage, alone amidst a group of friends, alone in an office filled with co workers. Aloneness is a state of mind determined...
Touching the child within

Touching the child within

Beginning a new adventure can be an obstacle course which we must navigate to cope with its challenges. <——— Sounds ominous and not very appealing. This approach makes me want to reconsider if the journey will be worth the pain. I sat contemplating why some women...
Only Feel Alone When With My Computer

Only Feel Alone When With My Computer

Okay, here it comes! Are you ready to read about what you already know? It might make you a bit uncomfortable, but I am strong and so are you…………here goes. Loneliness is more pervasive than ever, but how can that be when we have so many “friends”. We spend enormous...
Reflection / Relationships / Resilience

Reflection / Relationships / Resilience

5 February 2014 Last week I spoke about enjoying the now, the importance of relationships, health, aging and positivity.  I have been inundated with comments about the relationship piece and decided to bla bla blog today about their value and importance in our lives....