Where I put my attention is up to me…

Where I put my attention is up to me…

I’m pretty sure I’m repeating myself, but I don’t really care. First, I think this is worth repeating, and second, I, for one at least, need to hear it over and over (and over) again. Where I put my attention is up to me. What I focus on is my choice. What I keep in...
There is healthy anger!

There is healthy anger!

I am still wrapping my head around this. I know I’m not the only one, because when I share this thought with my clients, they inadvertently pause to write it down and take it in. Anger is not bad. It is not evil or sinful or “Cain-like” as I was taught. Anger is,...
Be (with) me

Be (with) me

Before we began our yoga practice, the instructor encouraged us to set an intention for our practice. Mine was clear. Be me. Be me fully, wholly, and completely. I am playing more and more with letting myself just be – as I am, with no need to be better or try harder...
Leap to freedom

Leap to freedom

This powerful poem by ansel elkins was pasted in my Facebook group for Moonie Second Gens. It floored me. I don’t know if it resounds as deeply and mind-shatteringly for people who weren’t raised with strict, confining religious teachings – and specifically strict and...
How do you learn to love yourself?

How do you learn to love yourself?

Someone I love very much asked me this recently. It’s a damn good question. I know I’ve struggled over the years with a lack of self-love. And self-care. And I know that I’ve worked hard to change that. I also know that, or at least think that, perhaps everyone...
I will keep saying yes

I will keep saying yes

I was excited to see that the second half of the second season of the Netflix series, Firefly Lane, was released. I was in New York City for a client, alone in my hotel room, and eager to end the day relaxing and watching the downloaded episodes on the hotel room tv....