write + now

It may take a year to write that book. In a year you’ll be older anyway.

love + happiness

Happy February! A few years ago, I developed a method to treat insomnia and occupy my mind in the middle of the night just long enough to drift back to sleep. What has this got to do with love? Stay with me. So I call this sleep aid I invented, The ABCs of Gratitude. I start with A and work my way to Z with all the elements of my life for which I’m grateful. A: I’m grateful for avocados (I love them!) B: I’m grateful for beautiful babies C: I’m grateful… Read More

balance challenged?

Is balance a myth? At some point in recent history, in the Mad Men worldview of sacrificing our private lives on the altar of our careers, something shifted.  The world wobbled. Women entered the workforce. Technology changed the geography of upward mobility.

shift happens

A funny thing happens when you decide to make a change in your life. You may have been stewing about a change, plotting out the ways you’ll be happier when you make then change, even blaming others because you haven’t made the change you know in your heart is  right for you. So what’s holding you back? It’s really quite simple. As humans, we are wired to crave change. We are programmed, like flowers tilting toward the sun, to bend toward transformation, toward personal development. At the same time, we are hard-wired… Read More