Throw Your Hands In The Air!

You know that feeling you get when you are positively overcome with excitement? That deep sense of joy that fills you up when you have a sense of accomplishment? Excitement, joy and a sense of accomplishment are beautifully intoxicating feelings. They are the kinds of feelings that make you feel so full that you throw your hands in the air! […]

What Pace Is Right For You?

Turtles have a reputation for being slow. But you know what? They are going at exactly the right speed for them. They don’t have to chase their food because they are herbivores. And because of their thick and tough shells, most predators leave them alone. They are going at exactly the right speed for them. […]

We Are Just Like Pennies

Did you know that the phrase, “A penny for your thoughts,” dates back to around 1535? And that back then, it was a silver coin? Fascinating isn’t it? Okay, I admit it’s not that riveting, but I did wake up in the middle of the night (thank you menopause) with this little idiom on my […]

Nothing Is Plenty

There is no part of me that disagrees with the Zen Masters, the psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, life coaches – not a single soul – when they talk about the importance of stillness and doing nothing. In fact, my wish for the entire world is that we all learn how to be comfortable in doing nothing. And I’ll go […]

Permission To Play

As I listened to the long and very drawn out explanation of everything that was wrong with his life and all the reasons why he wasn’t happy, I finally interrupted with a question: “When was the last time you went out to play and had some fun?” There was a pause. And then an exasperated […]