Self-care

From Surviving to Thriving

From Surviving to Thriving

Depending on where you are in your life, opening yourself to growth means pushing yourself to do those things you know are good for you, even if they seem hard or scary. It means starting to say, “yes, sure” instead of “no, I can’t.” And then, one day, you’ll wake up and realize that all that work you did on yourself has made you strong and resilient . . .

Take Care of Your Body, Take Care of Your Soul

Take Care of Your Body, Take Care of Your Soul

I know that most of us don’t give our bodies a second thought until they start to complain. Taking care of your body is the same as taking care of your soul. It’s appreciating the wonder of human life and nurturing it. It’s something you can do no matter what shape you’re in. Just start from where you’re at.

Wedding Band Blues: What To Do with Your Wedding Ring When the Marriage is Over

Wedding Band Blues: What To Do with Your Wedding Ring When the Marriage is Over

What is the meaning of a wedding ring? As a universal symbol, those few ounces of fine metal and precious stone are supercharged with significance. You received it at a pivotal moment, the heart of your relationship, when you were filled with love, excitement and anticipation. And every day after that, every moment if you wore your ring constantly, it signalled your position as a wife and as someone who is loved . . .

Don't Blame Yourself if You Didn't See it Coming

Don't Blame Yourself if You Didn't See it Coming

When something happens that doesn’t fit the pattern, we don’t let it penetrate. That new odd piece of information just skitters off our brains and we reject it. It takes time for us to be able to let it in, particularly when doing so threatens our sense of security . . .