Twenty years ago, at the age of twenty-nine, I was diagnosed with lupus, a life-threatening autoimmune disease. I was thrown into the intensity of the illness as if I’d been pitched off a ship into rough seas. In the beginning, I flailed about and thought I was going to drown. I didn’t know which way... Continue Reading →
Read my guest blog on The Feisty Writer. You'll get ideas and tools, including a free guided meditation, to assist you when writing about difficult emotions.
I’ve always been a planner. To do lists, goals, workout schedules, you name it, I planned it. In the past, I would lull myself to sleep by running through my list of things to do the next day. I see now it was a kind of self-soothing mechanism that helped me feel strong, capable and... Continue Reading →
When is the last time you felt completely relaxed? Not a fleeting, surface relaxation, but a deep, centered, calm, sustained, peaceful relaxation? There is a tool out there you can use to attain that level of relaxation and healing. It’s called Restorative yoga. What is Restorative yoga? Restorative yoga is series of yoga poses, done... Continue Reading →
How often do you feel stressed, tense or overwhelmed? For many of us, stress is an all too common occurrence in our lives. Fortunately, there is a tool that you always have with you to help manage stress at any time. It is your breath. Today I’m going to share three breathing techniques that have... Continue Reading →
Have you ever had a moment in your life when you had a sudden change in perspective? What I call, an “Aha” moment? I had a big “Aha” moment recently. It happened in a writing class I was taking. We were given the assignment to write a story focusing on character detail. Immediately I knew... Continue Reading →