Positive Side Effects

When I was in my 20’s and working in corporate America, I started feeling sick. After continuing to go to work for several days, a co-worker convinced me to see a doctor. The doctor said, “It’s good you came in because you not only have the flu but walking pneumonia. Go home, get plenty of […]

Take Care of Yourself

As world events are changing daily what are you doing to remain calm and peaceful inside? Are you watching the news and talking about who the latest victims of the virus are? Or are you using this time to take care of yourself by noticing your thoughts, words and actions? What you think, what you […]

Releasing Painful Memories

When I was 12 years old, my maternal grandmother passed away. I didn’t know her very well, never spent the night at her house by myself or remember being around her much since she lived an hour from us. Plus, I spent a good part of my life before age 9 in Germany. When my […]


In the fairytale The Princess and the Pea, by Hans Christian Andersen, the guest who claimed to be a princess had to sleep on top of a stack of mattresses. Under the bottom of the last mattress the queen had placed a single pea. The next morning the princess complained that she slept on something […]

Shine Your Light

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. […]