Don’t Wait

First, a reminder… Recently I mentioned that now is the time to use those special things you’ve been saving, such as the good dishes and glasses, the nice shirts you always save for special occasions, or the special soap someone gave you. I received some really sweet responses about how true it is that we… Read more »

Meditation For Those Of Us Over 50

We all know that a daily meditation practice has a wide range of benefits, such as feeling less stressed and anxious, sleeping better, reduced physical pain, increased patience, better focus and clarity, feeling more relaxed and calm, and having a better overall quality of life. But wait, there’s more… A well-known Harvard neuroscientist became interested… Read more »

Compassion Fatigue

Many of us are natural caregivers, nurturers, helpers…it’s what we do and it’s who we are. Some of us use our skills in a caregiving career. Some of us are caregivers at home or in our communities. Some do all three! It’s no wonder why over time we become emotionally and physically exhausted, sick, or… Read more »

Benefits of Meditation

You may have noticed more articles and blog posts lately about meditation. I know I have. Perhaps it’s because we’ve just started a new year and starting a meditation practice is on many of our lists of intentions and goals to improve our lives. Meditation is simple to practice, costs little to nothing, and is… Read more »

Sleep Well

There is nothing so frustrating as settling down to sleep after a long busy day, knowing I have an early appointment in the morning, and not being able to fall asleep. In my mind I replay random things from the day that are still stressing me out over and over, then I imagine all the… Read more »