Take (a little) Time for Journaling

Take (a little) Time for Journaling

Since we’ve all got a million things to do, I’m going to keep it short and sweet here on the site until the New Year. I hope these bite-size journaling tips will help you survive the season. Happy holidays, if you celebrate them. If not, enjoy some...
Hidden Wisdom and Letters to the Self

Hidden Wisdom and Letters to the Self

We’ve got a lot of hidden wisdom locked away in our beans. Wisdom we’ve either forgotten or can’t yet access. And I’ve found a method for teasing it out. We’re going to get a little metaphysical today. This can twist your noodle in a bit...
Harnessing the Power of Community

Harnessing the Power of Community

Humans are social creatures. Even introverts (like me) seek out and depend on interaction and support. There’s a synergy that takes place when a group of likeminded people come together with a common interest or goal. It’s that whole Gestalt thing –...
What an Ornery Cat Can Teach Us About Love

What an Ornery Cat Can Teach Us About Love

For a while I managed a cat rescue and adoption center a few days a week. That’s where I met Madonna, a fluffy gray and white feline with big gold eyes and a chip on her shoulder. Each day at the center I’d let the cats out of their kennels to stretch and...
Journaling Your Worries Away

Journaling Your Worries Away

Worry is the new human condition. The economy, global warming, in-laws. Even little things cause us to fret on a daily basis. Traffic, deadlines, Starbucks instant coffee. Growing up, my sister had a tiny wooden box filled with miniature people. Their brightly colored...