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Freedom Part 2 – Freeing Ourselves

Freedom Part 2 – Freeing Ourselves

Freedom Part 2 – Freeing Ourselves My last post was about the idea of freedom and independence in our relationships.  This month, my focus is on freedom and our relationship with our self. Do you find yourself feeling stuck, anxious, weighed down? Do you compare...

Thoughts on Freedom

Thoughts on Freedom

Freedom: Self and Other and The Pursuit of Happiness   It’s July and we just celebrated Independence Day. With all that is going on in the world, there are many aspects to think about in terms of freedom. It’s always tricky to figure out how our own freedom...

Lean into Summer

Lean into Summer

Lean into Summer Summer in the Age of Covid… How are you feeling about summer this year? How much is your normal routine impacted? What do you tell yourself about the changes? Life is still impacted by Covid and all the related uncertainties. However, even though...

Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Cultivating Healthy Relationships Relationships, like our yards and gardens, require regular upkeep! I have been doing a lot of yardwork lately. I enjoy doing this, but it is a lot of work! Just cleaning out the leaves, weeds etc. has taken more time that I...

Coping with Challenging Times

Coping with Challenging Times

  Lemons or Lemonade? How are you feeling about the current challenges and impact of the Covid-19 crisis?There are so many variables that make this time of uncertainty and physical distancing especially challenging. Work issues, financial issues, parenting, health...

March Madness

March Madness

What is going on?!? And how are you feeling about the change and uncertainty around us? When I looked at some initial thoughts I had jotted down for this post, I realized that things have changed so drastically that I would need to start over.  I had started a list of...

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

  Celebrate February with Acts of Kindness February brings Groundhogs Day (good news this year!) with thoughts of spring around the corner (we hope), and Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate love, which can be fun and special, but can also bring up less happy...

New Year, Fresh Start

New Year, Fresh Start

  How do you feel about starting a new year? Happy New Year! It is a new year, a new decade, and a time that many of us think about goals. This time can bring energy of change and opportunity- like a new chapter yet to be written, a fresh blank page. However,...

Gratitude

Gratitude

Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season is a good time to focus on gratitude. Gratitude is a practice of noticing and appreciating the many blessings in our life and the world around us. Most of us would agree that this is a good idea, but it can be...

Depression Awareness

Depression Awareness

Depression  Awareness October is Depression Awareness Month Have you experienced symptoms of depression? Do you know others who may be struggling with depression? Many people experience depression at some point in their lives. It can be situational, reoccurring or...