Self Care

Self Care is a Lifeline

Self Care is a Lifeline

Self-care is a lifeline. We live in times that glorify overloaded schedules and constant availability. There is a big emphasis on self-sacrifice, especially for women. Too much self-sacrifice breaks us, agitates us, and ultimately separates us from the very essence of...

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The Happiness That Sits on the Other Side

No one wants to feel uncomfortable. This is the reason so many of us go to instant gratification, numbing and avoiding the most difficult situations of our life. To move away from anything that feels challenging, frightening or threatening is an instinctual survival...

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The Slow Simmer of Burnout

The Slow Simmer of Burnout

As I shared in my article last week, Find your Inner Compass Retreat, life has been gigantic in the last year. My son’s wedding, the death of two of my dearest friends, three moves, and writing and publishing a book. There’s no victimhood here,  but what I had not...

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Staying Focused in Busy Times

  Having just come off a big holiday, Thanksgiving and staring straight into the eyes of another, it really serves me to know how to take the best possible care of myself. I love the planning of holidays, the preparation, the celebration . . . and then out of...

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Sleep Well Meditation

Sleep Well Meditation

Sleep Well Meditation To stay strong, flexible, and graceful we must learn how to stay awake to the needs of our body, mind, heart, and spirit. This is why meditation is so valuable. It tunes us into sensations, feelings, and resistances that enlighten important...

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