Holistic Healing

About three months ago, our medical insurance company sent us a notice that our new premiums for 2017 would be jumping from $830.00 to over $1300.00 per month. This is a premium with a $6500.00 deductible per person. I have to tell you that I had a bit of a shock when I opened that little… Read More

The Law of Attraction

Early this year, my yoga instructor put out a message that she was going to host a yoga retreat in Greece. I had never thought about travelling to Greece but for some reason, this trip spoke to me through my heart. I knew that I really wanted to go on this trip. I stayed positive… Read More

Healing With a MOMM’s Touch

I happened to be standing in line at Lowe’s last week and my eyes were drawn to the magazine area where Time Magazine had a Special Edition called Mindfulness: The New Science of Health and Happiness. This caught my eye because I am a true believer in what I call Healing with a MOMM (Mind… Read More

If today was my last day…

Link to Audio Version:http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WyFbKgns One day last week, I felt compelled to write a rather lengthy Facebook post about how the little irritants in life would not mean anything to me if it was my last day on earth.  Then I had a conversation with a colleague about her frustration when there is a lot… Read More

The “Space” Effect…

I have recently been reading the book Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being by Esther M. Sternberg and learning about various studies on how our physical space can affect our ability to heal… both psychologically and physically.  Ms. Sternberg writes of a study done years ago in which post surgical patients were placed in either… Read More

Creating a Catharsis…

Catharsis:  purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension ~ Merriam-Webster.com I was invited to spend some time with a small group of women at “the lake” last weekend.  One woman is a friend I have known since the beginning of Catholic grade-school but had only re-acquainted with in the past… Read More

Is Your Life Calm… or Chaotic?

In today’s world,  it seems like many of us are trying to find time to have a minute or two of reprieve from the demands we have chosen in our lives.  Yes… I said CHOSEN.  How many of us have chosen careers where we are spending 50, 60, 70 or even 80 hours a week because… Read More

Storm Warning in Effect… Beware of Flash Flooding

  We have had some incredible storms flow through all day yesterday.  Winds whipped up in the afternoon with 60 mph gusts and limbs are strewn all over the yards and streets of our city after being literally ripped from the trees.  The skies have been grey and dark, occasionally opening up to sheets of rain… Read More

Re-shining my Sparkling Spirit…

As I was leaving work late Friday evening, I walked past a cubicle that had a calendar with the saying on it “Never Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle” and I literally stopped to take a picture because the words packed a punch that hit me square upside my head.  After a long and trying day at… Read More

Exercising Body, Mind and Soul…

I have been laid up with an upper respiratory “bug” for a week.  Early this week I tried to muscle through it and went into the office for a couple of days and then WHAM,  I ended up totally out of commission for the rest of this week.  My physical activity has pretty much consisted… Read More