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

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

Hurry Up and Wait…

The other evening, I set my alarm early for the next morning because they (those evil weather forecasters) were predicting snow once again for the morning commute. I got up early  because I knew it would be a snowy commute going into work and I anticipated that my usual ten mile, fifteen minute drive to… Read More

Gratifying Gratitude…

I see through my Facebook Friends’ posts that there is a movement going on during November to get on the Gratitude bandwagon… people are posting daily posts on what they are grateful for… what a GREAT idea!  Imagine what it would be like to have everyone you are surrounded by to be in a mode… Read More

Yogattitude

“Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.” Author Unknown I started taking a yoga class a few weeks ago and now that we are starting to see glimmers of spring after a very cold and rainy May in Minnesota,  I attended my first outdoor yoga class on Thursday night.… Read More