Estrangement

Estrangement

Approximately six or seven years ago, my adult stepdaughter decided to completely cut me out of her life. It was a package deal. She stopped talking to my husband (her father) and our children as well (her two half-siblings). She has continued to talk to my mother,...
The Ghosts of Christmas Past

The Ghosts of Christmas Past

I had a pretty profound emotional reaction a couple of weeks ago that didn’t match the situation in front of me. It was intensified by the fact that I didn’t feel like I was at the helm. To say I felt out of control at that moment is an understatement. I...
How To Help Heal the Planet

How To Help Heal the Planet

There are some people out there spreading negativity…spreading fear. And these are not just our TV evangelists. As Marianne Williamson says, fear blocks miracles.  I also believe that fear simply keeps the majority of us stuck. I do believe it is absolutely...

Resentment is a Gift

We all have our internal emotional barometers.  Our emotions are our truth tellers.  However many of us are either disconnected from our emotional body or we prefer to ignore them because we don’t want to hear the message.  They might be too scary, too painful...
A Great Perspective on Anger

A Great Perspective on Anger

“Anger is fuel.  We feel it and we want to do something.  Hit someone, break something, throw a fit, etc etc. But we are “nice” people, and what we do with our anger is stuff it, deny it, bury it, lock it, hide it, lie about it, medicate it, muffle...

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