TEN THINGS

So here we are.  Just hours away from the end of what has been a very interesting year.   Some of you are obsessing and stressing over new goals and resolutions.  Some of you are lamenting over what did or didn’t happen this year.  And some of you may be just patiently waiting for the last…

FIRST AND FOREMOST

If you are reading this blog, congratulations.  I think we all can agree that this year has been nothing short of complete chaos.  We barely had time to digest our New Year’s champagne before the world entered into what many of us now consider to be a catastrophic disaster.  Social unrest.  Economic distress.  An unpredictable…

THE HEALING MANTRA

The process of healing has multiple diverse and intricate layers. It is not a “one and done” type of situation, and certainly not something that can be rushed.  There are stages, phases and levels to healing that take time and require subjection to different circumstances. When I suffered broken bones from an accident, I was…

THE SELFLESS ACT OF SELF-CARE

Since I was a teenager, I’ve always made time for what is now known as “self care”.  Whether it was reading a good book, writing poetry, practicing piano or just taking an extra moment to enjoy a sunset, I always found time to do something peaceful and satisfying. Fast forward to today.  The idea of…

TRUSTING THE PROCESS

Whatever the cause, it’s important to realize that healing is a process, one that often times cannot and should not be rushed.

GETTING OUT OF THE SLUMP

It’s no secret that the dynamics of our current environment have changed drastically.  Stability has been challenged, relationships have been tested, family structures have been under pressure, resources have been drained and everything that we thought was normal has been turned upside down.  Comfort and complacency has been replaced with panic and fear. As our…

THRESHOLD

In modern architecture, the Cambridge dictionary defines the word threshold as, “the floor of an entrance to a building or a room”.  Later on, the Longman dictionary defined it as, “the level at which something starts to happen, or have an effect”.   These are physical definitions of threshold, however it can take on a meaning…