So many of us, myself included, thought the pandemic would be long gone by now. Unfortunately, we were wrong! How are you coping with this continued change in the way we live our lives? I have heard a lot of comments lately, by clients and by others, about the impact of Covid-19 on their lives. … Read More
A Brand New Year Brings Hope
It’s a brand new year! Thank goodness! Last year was a very difficult year, full of many sorrows. A lot of us struggled with sometimes overwhelming feelings of fear, frustration, anger, grief, and loss, as the pandemic spread across our world. Some of us grew sick with the virus, or our friends and family members … Read More
Another Devastating Tragedy for the Santa Barbara Area!
My last post was about the terrible fires we were having in our area. As the holidays rolled around, we thought that we were past the worst of it. And then came the predictions of a bad rainstorm, and the serious worry about mudslides in the burned areas. We again had mandatory and voluntary evacuations … Read More
Too Many Hearts Are Breaking Again!
I don’t understand what makes a human being want to create unspeakable violence towards others! Last night in Las Vegas, hundreds of people innocently went out to enjoy a country music festival. Nearby, in a hotel room on the 32nd floor, a man with an arsenal of weapons, began shooting toward the crowd, through a … Read More
A New Time of Fear and Sorrow
So many people are feeling a sense of foreboding right now! Fear and sorrow aren’t new, but it’s pretty pervasive at the moment. That’s why I’m re-sharing this post that I wrote 6 years ago. I hope that in some small way it will be comforting. Here it is: We all have those times when … Read More
The Tragedy of Hatred!
The senseless tragedy in Orlando has left us all with heavy hearts. It’s hard to imagine a hatred so strong, that it could lead a human being to take the lives of so many totally unknown, innocent people. My mind wants to push away the thought. I don’t want that kind of hatred to even … Read More