Something is knocking. Is it change?

Life presents us with hurdles. Problems and difficult encounters are impossible to avoid. Yet, these tough times in our lives also present the greatest opportunities for inner personal growth. Personal growth implies change. Change is not always easy. How...

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Blessed With Stress

Life without stress is not possible. Yet, when we feel overly stressed our health and ability to function effectively is compromised. Since we cannot eliminate stress, we can learn to manage it, so we don't feel overwhelmed. We can...

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Spirituality and Its Place in Healing Trauma.

*Trauma defined as: Deeply distressing or disturbing experience. *Spirituality defined as: The quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things. Most of the people coming in to see me say they want...

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Moving From The Past To The Present

A mindfulness exercise to bring you into the present. Some of my clients find the exercise of, “Stop Talking About Your Past”, to be incredibly helpful. So, if you’re wanting to take on a task for next month in honor...

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I Pray. Do you?

I pray because prayer brings me into reflection on the choices I am making and on the ways I am being. We are all responsible for governing our inner choices. While in prayer I reflect on the thoughts I...

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Tame Our Trauma with Love

When we project of our deep fears onto our future we get stuck in a loop of negative experiences- we are letting our trauma drive the car. And when we let trauma drive the car we put ourselves into...

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Paving Your Way With Pleasure

Many of you know that while overseas this summer my husband had a cardiac arrest.  It was many things, scary, bizarre, unreal, traumatizing, and did I mention scary? He was found collapsed with no heart beat and needless to...

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I’ll take an order of the Happy Medium, with a dose of mediocrity, and a very small side of exceptionalism

If I am mediocre, I am okay with that. Are you? Exceptional has become our way of life. We are told to settle for nothing less than the best! We esteem the CEO, yoga diva, vegan baker, paleo chef, 18% body fat,...

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Dancing With Our Limitations

I’m sitting down to write. Before I get through the first sentence my 4 year-old begins to cry. We settle the big worry. I begin again. My 7-year old sweetly knocks, she just needs a little help with her...

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Tenacity. Resilience. Love.

You will fall and I won’t be there: Blessed are those who rise again, time and time again. I have three daughters. The Sole’ Sisters ( Yes, we gave them all the same middle name, Sole’). Sisterhood. Bond. Union-by-name. Hashtag...

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