Three of my mentors have used the same word recently in different contexts to suggest a way of letting go, of allowing in, and of finding calm in the storm of life: “Soften.” I’ve been repeating the word to myself for everything from letting go of a negative thought to relaxing a tight muscle. And… Read more »

You Deserve A Break

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the many ongoing thoughts of what needs to be done, what needs to be fixed, who needs to be paid, the shopping, the cleaning, schedules, doctor’s appointments, work, laundry… With all the worry in the front of your mind constantly, it doesn’t seem to leave room for thinking… Read more »

Happiness Booster

As we go through our days, we often have a list of things that need to get done. Those things might be work projects, school assignments, house chores, or a combination of items. We tackle our list and work hard on one or several things and suddenly we notice that we’ve been working so long… Read more »