The Struggle to Let Go

So many people I know are struggling lately. Feeling overwhelmed by day-to-day frustrations–work, chores, traffic, bills. Dealing with parenting struggles, anticipating upcoming holiday stress or family drama, or facing the health crisis of a loved one. When I talk to friends or clients about their daily stressors, so much of our distress comes down to […]

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Transition and Hope

Autumn is Here So, the weather has changed in southern California. The days are noticeably shorter. The summer plants in the garden are beginning to transition, going to seed and preparing to make room for the next generation. My family has started the new school year. The changes this year were more dramatic than in […]

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Thankful

It’s officially November and you know what that means: The Holidays. A quick glance at almost any retail location in the US will show you that the holiday season has begun. Though Thanksgiving isn’t until next week, most businesses have already started letting us know how they can meet our holiday shopping, entertaining, and gift-giving […]

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Autumnal Equinox: Celebration and Remembrance, Reflection and Preparation

This weekend is the Autumnal Equinox and I find myself really tuning in at this time of year. Transition September is usually a time of transition in my home. As summer winds down, we prepare for and start school, and the weather cools, the entire family is preoccupied with changes in daily routine, clothing choices, […]

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Tune Into You: Focusing on Self Care in May

So, you may remember last month’s post on the importance of reconnection. Well, I finally finished Hari’s book, Lost Connections, and I’m STILL obsessed. While reading this book brought on many emotions–moving, eye-opening, frustrating–it was mostly inspiring. I am left with a strong desire to continue my journey of sharing strategies for connection, both socially […]

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