It’s almost 2020! I hope that wherever you are, you’re ready for a brand new year, filled with possibilities. This was our view a few days ago, out of our youngest son’s front room window. I grew up in the Midwest, and we had snow every Christmas. Now that I’m in southern California, snow is … Read More
Happy Thanksgiving 2017!
This time of year can mean different things to different people. It can be a joyous time spent with friends and family, eating lots of delicious food, made with love. But it can also be a lonely time spent focused on the sorrows of life, thinking about all of the things you don’t have. If … Read More
The Gift of the Moment!
I talk so often to my clients about the value of really being present for each precious moment. This moment will never come again, and it’s meant to be cherished. When we’re feeling emotional about something that’s happened in the past, or worried about something that might happen in the future, we’re missing the actual … Read More
My Holiday Wish for You!
It’s that time of the year again, when our thoughts turn toward family, friends, good food, and holiday gatherings. We have specific images and thoughts in our minds about how we want our celebration to be. We want it to be very special! We want it filled with breathtaking beauty, abundant happiness, and lots of … Read More
Thanksgiving, A Time to Be Grateful!
We shouldn’t need a special day to think about our blessings, but Thanksgiving does tend to turn our thoughts toward being grateful. It’s easy to do that when things are going well. But what about when we’re overwhelmed with struggles? I think that’s when remembering to count our blessings is more important than ever! Our … Read More
Here’s What to Do When You Can’t Sleep
I so often encourage my clients to focus on what they’re grateful for, instead of always focusing on what isn’t going right in their lives. The other night, I was having trouble sleeping. My mind was stuck on worry about an elderly friend who has been very ill for quite awhile. I wrote about her … Read More