In my last blog, April Fools, I made a vow to let go of my baggage and to move on. While it felt like a great proclamation, the next day I thought, now what? It’s one thing to write about it, it’s another thing to actually break free. I generally think in metaphors, so when… Continue reading Breaking Free
Last week was April Fool’s Day, and I was in sunny San Diego, visiting friends. The picture for this blog was taken at Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach on April 1st. I’ve been having trouble writing this blog because I’m not totally sure what I want to say. It’s not about April Fool’s per se,… Continue reading April Fools
To start the new year off with a bang, we need a good, healthy dose of positive thinking. Sometimes it gets a bad rap from the “bah humbugs” of the world, and that’s okay...you can call me Pollyanna any day. Why do we need positive thinking? Positive thoughts come from a positive perspective and they… Continue reading Positive Thinking
In my recent blog, Going Off the Grid, I explored technology and the benefits of developing a healthy relationship with our personal electronic devices. Well, even without electronics, we can still find many ways to distract ourselves and to avoid whatever it is we are feeling or thinking, what I like to call deflecting or… Continue reading Silence Is Golden
On my walk the other day, I looked down to see a lone dandelion in its cotton-like seed phase. Childhood memories flooded my mind, of picking them and blowing the seeds. As they floated away, so did my wishes…carried off to meet the fairies, who would then set out to grant them. Ah, carefree days… Continue reading Make a Wish!
We live in a society where everyone wants to be happy. We’ll do anything to make sure our life is like one big yellow smiling emoji…make that a grinning emoji…or better yet, the one that’s grinning so hard the eyes are squinting, like this > < We are chasing happiness, in search of anything that… Continue reading Love Your Emotions!
I was working with a client who recently had some very upsetting experiences. Throughout the call, she went into detail about the interactions she had with three different people, in totally unrelated circumstances. She ended by recapping with a reflection of her own, “I keep getting caught in these webs!" Oh, how I love a… Continue reading Caught in a Web