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It Could Have Been Worse

On the morning of January 26, 2015, the day Blizzard Colbie (would allegedly) hit, I reviewed my regular list of “to do” things-dog to vet, bank, grocery store. There were a few additional storm related items; cancel dental appointment, reschedule a few clients, pick up some snow melt. I “prepare” in a medium way-I don’t […]

Make the Present a Gift

As you go through the holidays partaking in traditions/rituals and obligations, do you ever stop to ask yourself what these mean to you? Why you do what you do? I am not referring to the religious significance but rather to the individual rituals we do as part of personalizing the holiday experience; sending cards, decorating […]

Does Everything Really Happen for a Reason?

In the last few months, a trio of challenges have landed in my life. These things all converged on a single day. I had taken off from work to attend a conference ironically titled, “The Habits of Happy People”. As I was calling to cancel my reservation in the class, with tears in my eyes […]

Savoring Our Lives

It is almost impossible to pick up a magazine or a self- help book without Mindfulness being touted as a vital part of enhancing our life experience. From parenting, to taking exams, to sitting in traffic, mindfulness have been recommended to control stress, anger and impulse control and promote general well-being. Mindfulness simply refers to […]