Category Archives: Self help

Oh good…It’s only two

Yes, this was my absolute first thought after seeing the first headlines coming out about the shooting at Arapahoe High School in Colorado on Friday 12/13/13.  I know that by writing these thoughts I might be hated and called callous … Continue reading

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Archetypal Astrology –A Tool for Developing Perspective and Self Awareness

There are many wonderful options today in the self help and self development industry from which to choose that help facilitate self discovery and healing.  Modalities like yoga, acupuncture and Reiki and teachers like Orpah, the Dalai Lama and Wayne … Continue reading

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Gratitude is more than an Attitude

Gratitude…it’s one of the words that we use over and over to express our appreciation for what we have in our lives whether it’s tangible or intangible.  We are taught to have an “attitude of gratitude” as a way of … Continue reading

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Feel Your Way Back to Inner Peace

I was watching an interview on some self help show about how to find inner peace and suddenly it occurred to me…”Why am I sitting here listening and intellectualizing what I already know?” Do you often find yourself trying to … Continue reading

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Decisions…The Threads of Our Tapestry

“No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.” Agnes De Mille I absolutely love this quote.  How many times has following through on your decisions been influenced by the need to … Continue reading

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Help is not a Four Letter Word

H…E…L…P… I don’t know about you, but when I utter those four little letters together as the word they’re meant to spell, it’s like chewing on broken glass.  Why is it so hard for some of us, including myself, to … Continue reading

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Peace in a Swing

Everyday peace is found by being in the moment. A relaxing swing can be a great form of meditation to lull your way there.

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Beauty on a Rocky Slope

Every fall I drive by this beautiful tree.  I watch throughout the year it’s transformation from gold, to brown, to barren, then spring green.  It’s like the cycles of our own lives and our evolution.  Some cycles may seem deathlike … Continue reading

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Self Care Begins with Self Awarenss

The words “self care” have been on the wind.  I’ve heard them in conversations all over the place lately.  But, what is “self care”?  Is it eating the right foods, exercising daily or brushing your teeth?  These are certainly mundane … Continue reading

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Motherly Wisdom

On this Mother’s Day, I would like to honor not only my own mother but also the universal force of the Mother and the women in my life who have embodied this transcendent role. Having lost my mother 20 years … Continue reading

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