Who Are You Listening To?

Who Are You Listening To?

Have you ever experienced a tough situation, or felt conflict with another person, or screwed up? The answer is most likely yes. We all encounter blocks in our paths, people who we find difficult and situations that are hard. But when that happens, do you hear voices...

Journal with Me: What Do YOU Want?

Journal with Me: What Do YOU Want?

“If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? If not now, when?” - Rabbi Hillel Last week I wrote about my birthday ritual of looking back over my year. You can read that here. Were you able to take some time to reflect back on the last 90 days or  year?  Today I...

Why Reflection Helps You Love Your Day

Why Reflection Helps You Love Your Day

Next week is my birthday. My family jokes that July is my Birthday Month, they’re not wrong.  What does that mean? In addition to planning my actual day, I repeat various meaningful experiences, like walking to a beautiful sand bar that can only be reached at very low...

Journal with Me: Flourishing

Journal with Me: Flourishing

As we come back to “normal” you have some choice as to what you want normal to look like. What do you want to add into your day (and what do you want to eliminate)? Last week I wrote about the idea of FLOURISHING. What does that mean? Flourishing includes:  Positive...

How Do You Flourish During Transitions?

How Do You Flourish During Transitions?

This past weekend my husband and I were fortunate to be able to attend our youngest son’s graduation from college. Just a month ago we were told that we couldn’t attend or even be on campus. So being there was a huge treat and hugging Douglas in person made it even...

Journal with Me: Your GPS

Journal with Me: Your GPS

We’re in new territory. Things you couldn’t do for over a year are now open to you. How does that feel? Last week I wrote about transitions – you’re probably experiencing many transitions right now – schools opening, work returning to in person, social opportunities,...

Do You Struggle With Transitions? Gratitude Helps

Do You Struggle With Transitions? Gratitude Helps

Greetings from Wellfleet Massachusetts. On May 8, my husband Chip, our dog Murphy, and I loaded up our car and embarked on a 19-day cross-country trip. 4,700 miles later we arrived. It's a transition I anticipate, as we make this trek each year. Wellfleet is a special...

Journal with Me: What Do YOU Want?

Journal with Me: Love Your Summer

One of my friends told me she wished she could take the whole summer off. She longed for freedom and lazy days. While she couldn’t do that, she found that by shifting the structure of her day, she loved her summer a whole lot more. Spending the morning reading on her...

Set Yourself Up for a Fabulous Summer

Set Yourself Up for a Fabulous Summer

What will this summer look like for you? While it may not look like summers past, I’m hopeful it will look more normal than last summer. But I pause when I say that, because what does normal look like? What does it mean — and what part of it do you want? I’m taking...

Journal with Me: Flourishing

Journal with Me: Small Acts of Kindness

Small acts of kindness help us practice love, generosity and compassion, and they also act as a positive feedback loop helping us grow caring and inner strength.  And kindness is catching (in a good way).  Studies show that a person who receives kindness is likely to...

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