My Battle with My Body

I got back from the Dominican Republic in mid-January and ever since I got back, I’ve wanted to write about this picture and the true story it tells. Over the years, I’ve done a LOT of work to heal my relationship with my body and to start recovering from very disordered and unhealthy eating and…

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How Can We “Help” During and After a Tragedy?

I know I’m not alone on this. This week has been a mix of emotions as the tragic news of the Humbolt collision rocked our world and broke our hearts. For this past week, I’ve been observing and processing the events of each new day trying to make some sense of it. The visible support…

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Letting Go; Making Space; Moving Forward; The Recovery of a Workaholic

It’s been awhile since my last post. Since then, I finished my last I.T. contract, had 2 months off during the summer, closed my jewelry business and started a new I.T. contract…over that time, something deep inside of me shifted. During the summer I started listening to Bob Marley (this was new to me…I had…

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Words are Freakin’ Super Heroes

Lately, I’ve noticed how much words impact my day, my mood, my outlook on life, my results AND the people around me. Words are Freakin’ Super-Heros! A kind word can lift you up or save a bad day. They can describe who we are/once were, who we are not, who we want to be. They…

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The 10 Hard Lessons I Learned That Turned My Life Around

Many times in my life, I’ve wished for a magic wand, a fairy god-mother or perhaps for a magic carpet would take me easily through a perfect life. When my “magic carpet” was ripped out from under my feet by life’s truths or lessons, I was able to create a life for myself that I…

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Have You Lost That Loving Feeling? Here’s How to Get It Back!

Relationship on the rocks? Feelings just not there anymore? I suspect that we’ve all been there at least once in our lives where the spark starts dwindling in a relationship where there once was fireworks; like you’re losing the feelings that you once felt for that person. In a number of relationships in my life,…

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