PULLING WATER FROM A WELL

This past weekend, I had to have some very deep, direct conversations with someone who I love dearly and who means the world to me.  It wasn’t easy.  It wasn’t pretty.  And it definitely wasn’t the most comfortable thing I’ve had to do.  But it was necessary. Many of us ride the waves of neutrality when it comes to…

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…

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…