Most of us, at one time or another, will feel like our world has just come crashing down around us! There can be various causes, but the feelings that are aroused seem to be fairly similar. When you’re in the middle of it, it’s hard to keep putting one foot in front of the other, … Read More
What If Your Mom Wasn’t There for You?
Many of the women I’ve seen in my office have missed the loving guidance they needed while growing up. Their moms weren’t there for them, in the way they needed to be, and my clients have felt their absence deeply! Important nurturing didn’t happen. For a variety of reasons, their mothers just weren’t available, able, … Read More
Do You Value the Gift of Life Each Day?
We all feel so much sorrow over the terrible tragedy that took place in Aurora, Colorado, and we send our prayers to those personally affected by it. So many lives were lost, and many more lives will never be the same. It breaks our hearts to think about this violence, and the traumatic aftermath. At … Read More
Create a Circle of Kindness Around You, Wherever You Go!
“Every man has his secret sorrows, which the world knows not, and often times we call a man cold, when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow When we’re on the outside looking in, we can form a perception that isn’t very accurate. We might judge people as being unfriendly, when if the truth … Read More
The Importance of Putting the Serenity Prayer into Practice in our Lives
THE SERENITY PRAYER God, grant me the SERENITY to accept the things I cannot change COURAGE to change the things I can and the WISDOM to know the difference. I belong to a wonderful networking group, called Contacts N Coffee, which meets every Friday morning in Santa Barbara. Part of our meeting is to stand … Read More
The Sadness of Holidays
Do you ever walk down neighborhood streets at night, and think about the warm glowing scenes you see through the uncovered windows? I do! I like to imagine the happiness inside those homes! Sometimes, though, that isn’t the reality contained within. Particularly at holidays, the scene can look festive, but the feelings inside people aren’t … Read More