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…

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…

IMMUNITY

Immunity.  It’s a word that all of us have been inundated with lately, given the current circumstances.  We all have unique ways to maintain or boost immunity in our bodies, from super green smoothies and vegetable juices, to ancient rituals and old school tonics.  All of these are great ways to boost our internal systems…

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…

NOW WHAT???

One minute we’re clinking our champagne flutes, yelling “Happy New Year”, and two eye-blinks later, we’re in the middle of January. I’m already hearing folks scramble about their proposed goals and how they haven’t made a dent in starting.  The anxiety levels are quickly rising and I have to ask….for what? I recently saw a…