New Beginnings

The spring has officially arrived! I don’t know about you, but I love the spring.  Spring signifies more than just a change in the weather and a new wardrobe.  It is a time for fresh starts, new ideas, and excitement of all the possibilities to come.  It is a chance to get moving physically, mentally, and emotionally. At the end of Winter, I often begin ...

The Cure For The Common Day

A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash. – Puzant Kevork Thomajan Today is unofficially National Laugh Out Loud Day! I really hope you have a chance to let it out.  I just read a great quote by Kat Likkel that said, “Whoever said ‘laughter is the best medicine’ never had gonorrhea.”  I laughed out loud when ...

The Cure For Judgement…

“The more one judges, the less one loves. ”  -Honore de Balzac If you are anything like I am, you sometimes find yourself playing the “should game”.  I shouldn’t have eaten that.  I should have said something differently.  I should be better, smarter, or nicer.  Now, while I agree that it is important to continue improving yourself, I also think that it can be detrimental ...

Live for Today

“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself, ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” – Steve Jobs I’m going to let ...

Loving My Ladies

Happy International Women’s Day! I have a special message for you on this wonderful day. I am blessed to have always had a number of close girl friends. Despite this fact, I’ve always considered myself to be a guy’s girl. Not to say that I hated women; I simply got along better with guys than I did with girls. For the most part, I just ...

Touch: A Powerful Healing Tool

Touch can be a powerful tool in the healing process.  While any touch or embrace can be beneficial, massage played a significant role in my healing journey.  If you have ever had a massage, you know how much better you felt leaving than when you arrived. While many people utilize massage to alleviate physical tension in their neck, shoulders, low back, etc., massage also masterfully ...

Everyone Has A Story

I have always been one to give everyone the benefit of the doubt.  It started when I was a little girl and sometimes I would drive my mom nuts with the excuses I found for people.  An example that comes to mind was when she and I were in the car and someone would cut her off.  She would get frustrated and would occasionally let ...