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Pandemic Failure

Pandemic Failure

I have a confession to make.  As much as I would like to be a rock star in this pandemic, I’m more like a karaoke failure.  I have made the lists and goals of all that should and could be accomplished with this pause in the world as we know it.  The crumpled papers mock… Continue >>>

Newsletter Jan. 2020

Newsletter Jan. 2020

Hi, all- The heavy rains over Christmas left everything looking clean and sparkly over the holidays.  The air smelled fresh, and the world glistened with tiny raindrops.  As I admired the familiar landscape outside my home that suddenly looked new, I was struck with how a tiny shift in perspective can change how we see… Continue >>>

Another Holiday Season

Another Holiday Season

Hi, all- Here we are in another holiday season.  It’s the time of the year for me when the days speed up and the to do list seems to lengthen by the minute.  Even though I don’t have young children in the household, this season always seems to be filled with more “shoulds” than “would… Continue >>>

A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Hi, all- I had the privilege of hosting a one day retreat by the beach recently, Live Your Best Life Now.  On a warm October day, a wonderful group of women gathered at the beautiful Hotel Indigo in Del Mar, California. We journaled, we shared, we laughed and there might have been a few tears,… Continue >>>

A New Start

A New Start

Hi, all- There is something about late August that tugs at me as a retired teacher.  Even though the weather is hot and your body sweats in the summer heat, the stores are filled with back to school supplies and you feel the excitement in the air.  As the new school year begins, I feel… Continue >>>

Live Your Best Life Now

Live Your Best Life Now

Hi, all- Do you yearn for a more meaningful life? Do you ever feel like you’re going through the motions, rather than really living your life? Do you yearn to take a pause in your life and take a breath? Are you dealing with a transition in your life – divorce, empty nest, new job,… Continue >>>

Heat Spell

Heat Spell

We’ve been having a heat spell in San Diego, and everyone is complaining about the sizzling temperatures that have suddenly developed after a cool and rainy May.  As my fellow San Diegans search out cool drinks to sip in the shade, I chuckle at the amateurs trying to combat the rising temperatures.  You see, heat… Continue >>>

Selfish vs. Selfless

Selfish vs. Selfless

Is it just me, or do you cringe at the word selfish?  As I prepared for my self care retreat,” Learn to Flourish in Mind, Body and Spirit”, last month in Idyllwild, I was struck by the negative way most women react when they hear that word.  Women tend to feel selfish when they take… Continue >>>

Spring Forward

Spring Forward

Hi, all- Spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming and change is drifting with the breeze.  I feel like I can breathe more deeply as the winter season changes into spring.  The weather gets warmer, the windows are open and the breeze, and my breath, flows more easily. Spring brings the urge to… Continue >>>

March, 2019 Newsletter

Hi, all- Since March is the month of St. Patrick’s Day, I’ve been thinking about luck.  More specifically, I’ve been feeling the absence of luck lately.  My husband has had health issues recently that required hospitalization (he’s on the mend now), and I’ve been feeling overextended and stressed.   A friend reminded me that I… Continue >>>

I had such a great retreat weekend with Deanna.  She gave us guidance and the freedom to discover, and be, who we are.  Her insights into our feelings was so helpful in our discussions and discoveries!” (Cathy)

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