I Should’ve Known Better

Each year around this time, I speak with Maggie Garbarini, the world-renowned psychic I met at Miraval five years ago. And for the last five years, she’s told me the same three things: There will be a move of home. It’s “good for us.” We’re taking the kids on a “trip across water” probably to Paris. In prior readings, it […]

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Find Your Song to Inspire Calm

Transform from Devil to Darling

This week was abnormally chaotic, and I found myself behind the wheel stressed and short-fused. I was late for a rare and cherished meeting with my accountability group of all people. I found myself cutting people off in effort to shave few minutes off the commute time. I didn’t like the anger with myself for being late and the anger […]

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The ABCs of Getting More zzZs

RedHeaded Baby Sleeping

It’s generally understood thanks to science, Deepak Chopra, and Arianna Huffington, that sleep is a vital component to good health. Seven to nine hours of uninterrupted sleep is the nightly goal. What is the biggest sleep disturber? Bulldog snoring? Yes, sometimes for some (aka me). But the real culprit is of course stress. The ability to quiet the mind improves […]

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Support Mental Wellness with Meditation

When a person takes his/her own life, it’s heartbreaking. It’s tragic. It always seems like an opportunity lost – a life need not be taken willingly, unless perhaps in the case when it’s gallantly offered in exchange for saving the lives of others. Not one, but two well-known and widely beloved people took their lives this week, Kate Spade and […]

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Jesus and Shesus – Who Are They?

This is going to be a controversial post. But I share my thoughts lovingly, with good intention and an open heart. Recently I was asked about my thoughts on Jesus. I was baptized and raised as a church-going Catholic. I still have my First Communion dress and can recount the Nicene Creed from memory. But those experiences don’t account for […]

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Forgive with Grace – Why and What does that even Mean?

Something happened this week that hurt. I was celebrating something, and a close friend that I thought would be happy for me was noticeably absent and loudly silent. It’s natural that we want out of relationships what we think that we put into relationships. If we give support, and encouragement, and selflessly celebrate our friend’s own accomplishments regardless, or even […]

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Why Relationships are More Important than Resolutions

No one wants to read another post about New Years resolutions, and I sure don’t want to write one. It’s a New Year. We should feel renewed, as the calendar and our annual quest for accomplishments resets. Instead, let’s talk about another R word…an even more relevant one…relationships. Our world revolves around our relationships. Whether it’s with ourself, our boss, […]

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How To Accept Disappointment

It’s a Sunday, the one before Thanksgiving, and I find myself in my office. Sad. Teary. Alone. The boys are at the movies. My daughter is playing with a friend. And here I am. I want to be reading a book in a bubble bath, but the time feels like it should be spent on reflecting. On looking back at […]

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