Observation

Have you ever sat in your own home, late at night, the family asleep, candle burning, and just listened? Listening to the sounds of the home; the heat coming on and off, the dog breathing.  Close your eyes and take … Continue reading

How Are You Doing?

We ask people this often, and people ask us this often. Then the typical response is fine, good, great. I wonder how honest are we when answering this question? I think we are trained to say great, good, okay. Rarely … Continue reading

Just A Moment

I stepped outside the other day, it was just as the sun was rising. I watched my dog run off in our tiny backyard. The air was crisp, all I could see we’re the trees beyond my fence. It was … Continue reading

Just Be…

A few weeks ago I wrote about reconnecting to oneself. Well, let me give you a tour of some things that I do. My husband calls me “a tree hugger”, my nieces “a hippy”, and my daughter calls me “bohemian … Continue reading

Positive Vibes

I’m all about positivity. I believe in positive energy, and as a therapist I surround myself with positive things. I am big on crystal healing so it’s not unusual to find crystals on my desk at work, all throughout my … Continue reading

Romantic Treasure Hunt

I had an extremely early morning, followed by a terrible time trying to connect my work laptop with the hotel internet connection. Still working on this by the way.  I did however meet two fabulous Southwest Air flight attendants and … Continue reading

Finding Your Quiet Place

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It is said that reading stimulates the brain.  It aids in creativity, builds your vocabulary, and can make someone more empathetic to the lives around them. The New Year is creeping around the corner and I have big changes coming. … Continue reading

What Makes the Rain so Mesmerizing?

It’s raining out now, the raindrops race down my window, the wind whisks the branches of the nearby tree back and forth. I’m sitting on my couch with a delicious tea, cuddled in my favorite lounge pants and Aaron’s T-shirt.  … Continue reading

A Key to Understanding Men?!

Sisters, I may have made a break through!  There I was hanging out with my boyfriend this weekend after a long day of working at his parent’s house doing gardening and little outdoor projects.  Aaron is so impatient and antsy, … Continue reading