Circle of Life

Circle of Life

It’s all around me: Death, birth, and transformation. Spring is pushing forth from the sleepiness of winter. New life comes into the world while other life transitions and moves on. The baby birds that just hatched outside of my front door have disappeared overnight which means something found them. The babies have contributed to the …

Life is a Gift?

Life is a Gift?

It’s been a challenging week for me physically. For decades I’ve struggled with fatigue which eventually was fed by insomnia as well. As I move beyond menopause and continue to heal on deeper and deeper levels, overall my sleep and energy slowly improve. However, some days can feel like one step forward, two steps back. …

Distracted

Distracted

Yesterday, my horoscope suggested that I reach out and try something new. It went on further to suggest that I put myself in unfamiliar territory, shake up my routine, and that this may require an expense. Ok, well gee, I guess that could relate to having major landscape construction going on. That certainly has created …

Fun

This past weekend, I had fun. I was hoping to have fun, and as I realized my hopes, I wondered: What determines whether an experience is enjoyable and fun? How can we foster more playfulness and fun? What is it that creates enjoyment, pleasure, and excitement? When we are having fun, how much is driven …