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Mental Wellness for Chronic Illness and Disability

Do you have a chronic illness or disability? Chances are that if you personally don’t, you know someone who does. What I’ve come to discover in my own journey with a physical disability is that no one tells you about the mental health…

The Narrative of Suffering

What narrative have you created around this time in our history? Are you feeding into strong political leanings? Are you feeling threatened? Are you disconnecting, not only physically, but emotionally from those you pass by? What is true…

New Discoveries

In the midst of the pandemic, where few things are normal, I believe we’ve all been offered an alternate perspective from which to view our lives. Being quarantined, our worlds become much smaller, and our habits much more evident. Perhaps…

Pulled By the Vision

I was listening to a wonderful lecture by Geneen Roth, who has authored many books around eating issues. What I appreciate about her work is that the focus often goes beyond awareness to self-responsibility. She has an ability to get to the…

Go Beyond the Like

Imagine someone you consider a social butterfly. You likely conjure to mind a person whom you believe to be incredibly invested in their social interactions; who seems to invest time in cultivating relationships with others. In envisioning…

A New Decade

The new decade has begun and when asked what my new year’s resolutions were, I must admit, that part of me that wanted to be all to everyone dreamed of a life with no missteps. Each word falling from my lips like a sacred humanitarian, my…

The Ultimate In Giving

It can be easy to complain about what it is we feel our relationships with others are lacking.  In our work relationships, it might be the essence of genuineness; in our sibling relationships, it might be a sense of openness; in our intimate…

Question Yourself

I imagine I’m not the only one who has read self-help articles over the years that encourage us to stop questioning our selves?  Typically, these articles are referring to those self-doubt quips that rise up within us and cause us to minimize…

Who Do You Love?

Who do you love?  It seems a pretty straight forward question, right?  Perhaps you responded with the name of an individual, or those of your children, or a pet?  Did anyone respond, “Me!”?  Because here’s what I’ve been noticing…

Wide Open

Let us take a moment to consider those we love.  Those we engage in close relationships, where we are mutually attentive to each other.  I’d like you to consider, who are you allowing yourself to be in these relationships? Meaning, what…