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 Spirit of ’76

Last evening, I had the honor of being a presenter at my 40th high school class reunion. The attendance was phenomenal for our small graduating class from 1976. The energy filled the event room as soon as people starting coming through the door as they recognized old friends and classmates. I joked during my presentation… Read More

Healing Ourselves Through Others

August has been a month of some incredible opportunities for me to witness the power of healing sad hearts and physical issues, by being in the company of other people who were willing to hold the space of love and comfort for others. Earlier this month, I went to Montana with a girlfriend to meet up with… Read More

Being of Service

  Vietnam Memorial Wall at Eagle’s Healing Nest (7/2016) July has been a month of incredible opportunities for me to see what it truly means to be of service to another. Earlier this month, I was given the great honor to be able to speak with some of America’s greatest – our Veterans. I visited… Read More

Grief and Chronic Pain

I have been asked to speak about grief and the injured worker this week at a seminar for workers compensation professionals. Since I have left the corporate world of workers compensation early this year, it has allowed me to view how we deal with people who are injured and in chronic pain a bit differently than… Read More

The Novice and The Ego

As many of my readers will recall, last year I learned how to ride a three-wheeled motorcycle (trike). I was pretty proud of myself for learning how to use the clutch and throttle, becoming fairly fluid in switching gears, and overall becoming a more confident rider by the end of the riding season. Living in… Read More

The Inner Critic…

I am in the process of writing my first book, about being born into a grieving family. This is a very personal book, not only for myself, but also for my mother and the other families who came forth to share their stories (the picture below is a drawing of the artist’s interpretation of my brother as… Read More

Honoring our Veterans

I am posting this letter in honor of my dad and all the Veterans who have served to protect our rights and the rights of others. This letter is a letter of gratitude from a woman who stood on the side of the road as the American soldiers marched through one of the liberated towns… Read More

Affirmations: Believing in Yourself

It has been a month since I have written a post for my blog… highly unusual for this girl who sets timelines and high expectations for herself… In the past few weeks, I reached the last mile-marker on my road to becoming a certified coach. After three years of education, practice and preparation with a… Read More