The Power of Looking Back Before You Look Ahead

What are your dreams and aspirations for the new year? Do you have lofty goals, or are you playing it safe? Can we even set goals with so much continued…

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Confronting Uncomfortable—Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind

Have you ever traveled cross-continent? Sleep deprivation, jet lag, and general feelings of disorientation leave even the most seasoned traveler weary and a bit anxious.  Not only was this my…

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Christmas Encounters of the Close Kind: Rediscovering the Possibility of the Impossible

She stared at her expanding belly with a mixture of wonder and disbelief. Her pregnancy, while undeniable, swelled with impossibility. After all, she had never known a man intimately. “Why…

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Who Stole the “Happy” in Holidays? Banish Holiday Stress, Rediscovering Peace and Joy!

She felt a suffocating presence, but unable to detect its origin, she pushed through. Holiday shopping, baking, dinners and parties—it all seemed important. After all, people were counting on her.…

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Destress, Declutter & Rediscover Wonder this Holiday Season

How do the holidays fit you? Like a glove? A suit and tie, a festive party dress, comfy PJ's? Or a straight-jacket? My love affair with the holidays began early,…

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