Confessions of Comparison from a Recovering Perfectionist

Listening to my sisters-in-law discuss their latest recipe finds and cuisine creations at an enjoyable Mother’s Day dinner, I appreciated their excitement over all things kitchen and hospitality. Both accomplished…

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10 Life-giving Rhythms & Practices for Managing Stress & Anxiety: Part 2

This month, as full as the last, left me in desperate need of a few soul-nourishing rhythms. I oftentimes think, "I'll be less busy then," and push to-dos into an…

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10 Life-giving Rhythms & Practices For Managing Anxiety: Part 1

Intrigued by the title: What’s Saving My Life Right Now, I listened intently, appreciating Emily Freeman's life-giving rhythms, which gave way for my own thoughts to surface.  She encouraged listeners…

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The #1 Transformative Practice When Life is Painful or Perplexing

Thirty years ago, with gratitude, I moved to be near my now-husband. But from day one, I desired to relocate back to my beloved mountains.  I fantasized about it, dreamt…

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When Your Voice is Drowned Out in a Sea of Fear or Nay-sayers

Have you ever felt like your voice was being drowned out by fear or the culture around you? I did—3 years ago when I burned out. Every part of me…

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