The common traits in the elite NFL quarterback (and his coach) are mirrored in most positions in life…traits that help bring us center stage in our chosen endeavor. Quarterback Whisperer?! I’m buying that book!” My husband laughs at me as I grab my iPad and Google the book being featured on SportsCenter. Babe, you realize […]
Hunger Strikes. Over this past weekend, as if my body received the “Seven Weeks Out” notice, I start to feel the familiar symptoms of leaning out… Sunday afternoon My daughter, Desiree and I open her bedroom window to greet “Dada”. Home early from work, my husband is in the garage unloading groceries from the trunk […]
Building without “the bulge” is critical to the female psyche. And, Week 4 is where your dedication starts to pay off. People start to notice or look at you differently, so you don’t mind the number on the scale…even though, it has possibly gone up! Many of my clients report the same. They get frustrated by the slow-moving scale, but […]
The jack-o’-lantern originated from an Irish myth about a man nicknamed “Stingy Jack.” According to the story, Stingy Jack invited the Devil to have a drink with him. True to his name, Stingy Jack didn’t want to pay for his drink, so he convinced the Devil to turn himself into a coin that Jack could […]
There’s a feeling internally…a light bulb switch on…when the hopelessness of the situation dissolves and an answer appears…often through the words of another. A conduit of the Universe. October 2014. My therapist and I were brainstorming places I could go. We need to get you and Desiree out safely and healthily…her words kept ruminating through my […]
If Seagull has flown across your path… It’s time to take a different perspective on things. Take a moment and step back from everything that you are currently dealing with and look at it from a different angle. Your solution lies in changing your attitude towards the problem at hand. Soar above the drama and […]
The only thing that kept me from committing suicide was the thought of the pain I would put my family through. So, when I was eventually diagnosed with cancer in 2010, I had a different reaction than most…I was relieved. I felt like the Universe had given me an escape with this divine Get-Out-of-Jail-Free card.” […]
Father’s Day tends to be a tough day in my heart. But, today feels different…thanks to my daughter and the man she calls “Dada”. Call it a gift of motherhood. A reliving of sorts. I’m able to access softness in a place that was previously hard, light where there was darkness, love where there was pain, and […]
You mean, we can’t go out to lunch anymore?” I could hear the disappointment in his voice, so I thought, well, maybe… How about Sushi Wa?” My husband and I are creatures of habit. On Tuesdays or Wednesdays, that means either The Cheesecake Factory or Sushi Wa. His days off = our weekly lunch date. Between the […]
I googled “good chemo day” and didn’t find anything, but it’s a thing that shows up in our life experience every week. Keyword: “our”. I witness it, he feels it. Key point: we both experience it. On his “bad” chemo days, I’m not sure how to rescue him. It’s less about the pain in his […]
Intimacy requires it. Vulnerability insists upon it. Love expands around it. As our personal crazy is recognized and honored, our souls relax.
When we are out of alignment with our purpose, we feel it in our bodies, our thoughts, and our life circumstances. Things do not manifest easily. But, don’t let this discourage you. See it as a signpost that would similarly instruct you to merge, take a detour, or…get a divorce.