The Most Important Lessons From My Divorce

Often the lessons we need most are the ones we are most resistant to. I never wanted to be divorced. In fact, losing my husband, through any means, was my greatest fear in life. So, when I found myself suddenly facing divorce at the age of 32 after being betrayed by my best friend and … Continue reading The Most Important Lessons From My Divorce

Are You Writing Your To-Be List?

I would wager that barely a day goes by where you are not at least partially driven by a to-do list. Whether scribbled on a slip of paper, stored neatly in your phone’s database or merely a memorized inventory of all that you need to accomplish, you move from one task to another. As you … Continue reading Are You Writing Your To-Be List?

When Gratitude is Your Wrapping Paper

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When gratitude is your wrapping paper, everything is a gift.   If someone had told me ten years ago that I would ever be grateful for my tsunami divorce, I would have thought they were ignorant. Or cruel. Or, at the very least, utterly clueless and insensitive.   But, you what?   They would have … Continue reading When Gratitude is Your Wrapping Paper

Six Ways That Dogs Help Us Heal

In so many ways, every dog is a therapy dog.   1 - Dogs Are a Reflection of Our Energetic State Watch a dog for any length of time and you will learn things about their human companions. Dogs reflect our inner emotional and energetic state. They become a mirror, often giving us a glimpse … Continue reading Six Ways That Dogs Help Us Heal

Marking the Occasion

It's been quite the month for marking significant events. Marking the End My stepfather's mother passed away last spring and her memorial was earlier this month. It was a sad death, as loss always is, but not a tragic one. She lived a long and meaningful life and this gathering was a wonderful time to … Continue reading Marking the Occasion