What I learned about life at an amusement park

For my daughter’s 16th birthday a couple weeks ago, we spent the day at an amusement park. She enjoyed the rides and activities with her friends, and my husband and I tagged along. Although I feel fairly young, my body occasionally tells me differently—particularly after one of those roller coasters that turn upside down, flip… [Read More]

What’s Food Got To Do With It?

Ahhh…those New Year’s resolutions! Are you moving forward successfully with yours? Weight loss is still a major focus judging from the inquiries I’m receiving. Last week I shared my ‘Top 10 Foods That Cause Cravings and Make You Fat’. I know that if you stop eating those foods, you’ll lose weight. Yet, there’s more to… [Read More]


There’s a beautiful quote by Rumi that says, As 2015 begins, this quote seems appropriate. In my Authentic Health ecourse, I encourage you to identify your vision. Your vision allows you to feel the stronger pull toward a life you truly love. But, how many of us have a clear vision?  Have you written out… [Read More]

Reflections on Love

Recently I was reading a book by James van Praagh called Healing Grief. In it, he shared the story of a magnificent older couple who met in high school and spent the rest of their lives together. They were married 52 years before the husband died. When Buddy came through in James’ reading, his love… [Read More]

Are you listening to your soul or your ego?

I was talking to a friend recently…well, we were messaging on Facebook, but that counts as talking these days, doesn’t it? And the topic of the ego came up. I was joking around with him that he had ‘liked’ a picture of me and it was such a bad picture that I was a bit… [Read More]

Why do I feel scared?

It happens to everybody. That feeling creeps in and it’s like an inky black orchestra, spilling in from the sides of the stage, to fill the very same seats they’ve always occupied. They settle themselves in, yet there’s no audience. There’s no need for them to be there. They want to play though, and they… [Read More]

Endings and Beginnings

I’m always a bit nostalgic this time of year, as the warm summer days, lazy mornings, and vacations all draw to an end. But once school begins again, and our family settles back into the routine of drop offs, pick ups, and after-school sporting events, that schedule becomes quite nourishing to me. I have a… [Read More]