Community: Building a Support System

Experiencing a crisis or major transition in life can often cause us to look at the people that we have collected around us and evaluate our relationships. In these moments of reflection, we are able...
Community: Building a Support System

Busy-ness: Getting Things Done

There are moments where we all find ourselves overwhelmed by the tasks we have to accomplish on an every day basis – work, cooking, cleaning, self-care, the list goes on and on. There are multi...
Busy-ness: Getting Things Done

Authenticity: My True Self

This time of year finds many of us surrounded by different groups of family and friends. At times we with those that comprise a core part of our everyday lives and at others, we are with people that ...

Lost and Found: A Voice

Several years ago, while sitting in a meeting, I found myself questioning the speed at which a major decision was being made at an organization I worked for. In the name of trying to get something ac...
Lost and Found: A Voice

Forgiveness: Making Amends

Everyone makes mistakes. It is what makes us human. Our intentions may be harmless, but it does not mean that the other person will perceive our message or intention in that same manner. As such, w...
Forgiveness: Making Amends

Compassion: Acceptance for All

During a particularly stressful and difficult time in my life many years ago, a dear friend and colleague reminded me to have acceptance for where I was and what I was experiencing. Hearing this fr...
Compassion: Acceptance for All