I really enjoyed Secret Daughter. Set in California and Mumbai, it portrays the intersection of two very different families from two very different backgrounds. The true meaning of family was … Continue readingSecret Daughter
Stay in your center – My friend Steve likes to say this and it’s good advice on so many levels. With Ayurveda there are ten pairs of opposite qualities that … Continue readingStay in your center
I saw the first hint of fall in the leaves on my morning walk. Change is always coming. May we gracefully flow with the ever unfolding changes of life. Those … Continue readingChange
Becoming Wise An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippet (I’m still reading in the grass, after my last book on grounding.) This latest book is … Continue readingBecoming Wise
I love to find a letter in my mailbox! It lets me know someone was thinking of me and took the time to tell me. Not many people write real … Continue readingSnail Mail
Every morning we are given a treasure – 86,400 seconds to ‘spend’ – it’s like a fairy tale come true. Are we spending time on what matters most to us? … Continue readingHow will you spend your treasure?
I was never a big fan of poetry in school. I remember choosing the shortest poem I could find when I needed to memorize a poem in the 6th grade. … Continue readingSaved by a Poem
I remember Walter Cronkite used to end his news report by saying, “And that’s the way it is,” and I believed him. I know now that this is just one … Continue readingPerception
I received this as an opening line in a message from a friend. “I’ve been asking myself WWJD (What Would Janet Do)?” I thought it was funny, and especially so … Continue readingWhat’s the lesson?
Diet and exercise are important aspects of heart health, but they are only part of the complete picture. Common language reminds us of this when we speak of what warms … Continue readingConnecting through the Heart
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States could save 470,000 trees, 1.2 million feet of cubic landfill space, and 169 million gallons of water if everyone in … Continue readingWho gives a crap? I hope you do!
Negative self-talk is toxic and often we are not even aware that we are doing it. Consider that running commentary going on in your head, what are you saying to … Continue readingWhat do you say when you talk to yourself?