Inspirational

We all need inspiration. It stimulates our heart and soul. Sometimes it helps to know we are not alone in our struggle to be the best human we can be. Other times, it’s simply a comfort to read about acts of kindness and demonstrations of love in action.

What Tee-Ball Taught Me

What Tee-Ball Taught Me

I have fond childhood memories of going to the Angel Stadium with my dad. He loved baseball and his enthusiasm for anything was contagious. Swept in the memory of a simpler time, I checked the box with a “heck yeah” I’ll volunteer!

Fill ‘er Up

Fill ‘er Up

Brené Brown consistently delivers whole-hearted, thought-provoking material that helps women in their journey of personal growth and self-acceptance. Here she interviews Oprah Winfrey in classic researcher style, asking pointed questions on tender subjects.

Anatomy of Trust

Anatomy of Trust

I geek out on the work of Brené Brown like no one’s business. How can I not when she repeatedly offers compassionate wisdom with so much grace and humor?

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

There is no magic pill for health. There is knowledge and there is action. As Yoda says, “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Of course, this is easier said than done when it comes to implementing healthy habits. It all begins with being kind…

Your Body Is Amazing!

Your Body Is Amazing!

Your body is amazing. There is nothing like it. How you feel in it is less a question of years but a tally of habits, choices and chance. It’s the law of nature and the journey of being human that our bodies are aging and…

Befriending Our True Nature

Befriending Our True Nature

Try to see your so-called limitations with clarity and kindness. You didn’t ask for this suffering. Yet, here it is. Welcome it as part of the practice, accept it, experience it fully and then release it.

Celebrate Therapy

Celebrate Therapy

Delighting in another’s discovery of their innate capacities is akin to a mother celebrating her infant’s new found capabilities. Through attunement, reflection, playfulness, valuing and affirming clients are able to gain mastery over warded-off feelings. This builds resilience.

The Struggle

The Struggle

Thanks to social media, large numbers of people are engaging in a collective struggle against doubt, shame and anxiety. They know how the mind, body and soul can be imprisoned and that ultimately the struggle for all is the struggle for freedom.

Our Innate Worth

Our Innate Worth

Wrapped in a cocoon of projected ideals and unrealistic expectations, it’s easy to lose touch with our intrinsic self and believe only what others tell us.

Fear Is a False Barrier

Fear Is a False Barrier

Fear is a false barrier. It’s nothing but a gaping hole you step through. Life is about summoning the courage to take that step. It’s not easy to face our fears and anyone who sells you a shortcut to bliss is offering you an illusion.…