While I’m taking care of everybody else, who’s taking care of me?

April 4, 2014

You’ve heard the phrase, “you teach what you need to learn?”   I discuss that in my most recent Toledo BizTV Shows® episode entitled, “How do you relax?” I ask questions about what we do to relax and discuss how difficult it is for all of us to take time for ourselves. Be sure to watch […]

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Acceptance: A Story of Finding Joy in Embarrassment

March 21, 2014

I like winter and enjoyed the snow this year.  Throughout this season, when it wasn’t too cold, I got outside and played. Recently, when I discovered that a friend of mine likes to ice skate, I was delighted.  Even though I haven’t been for a very long time, I used to enjoy it.  When she […]

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Simple Kindness and Acceptance

March 4, 2014

We have a long driveway.  Luckily,  my husband usually removes snow with our snow blower, sparing me the work, but recently he was out of town when, of course, we  got several new inches of snow.  Now let me point something out; I have never learned to use the snow blower and I don’t care […]

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Emotional Pat on the Shoulder

February 21, 2014

Recently, I held  an Undoing Vows Ceremony  for women who are divorced or going through divorce to help them release those old vows and begin the journey of healing. The results of the ceremony are deeply personal and unique to each woman. On that particular evening, I was touched by the women in the group who allowed […]

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Keeping It Simple

February 5, 2014

When the Simple isn’t Simple As many of you know, I recently went through some serious health challenges with my mother which required surgery.  To compound her problems, she has Alzheimer’s so it was difficult to give her instructions on how to take care of herself after surgery when her memory doesn’t last more than […]

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Undoing Vows: When it was My Turn

January 21, 2014

I was divorced many, many years before I began offering to help women move past previous commitments through the  Undoing Vows Ceremony. I realized that before I could ask women to walk through the ceremony,  I should go through the vow change process myself.  During the process  I could imagine myself ready to walk down […]

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Exposure and Acceptance

December 5, 2013

In my episode, The Gift of Love, on Toledo BizTV Shows, I mentioned an exercise that is helpful in experiencing exposure and acceptance.  I did this exercise some time ago with a dear trusted friend.  Let me tell you right off that it isn’t easy even though it’s simple.  Nor is it for the faint […]

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Personal Expectations: Do I Need to Have it All Together?

November 19, 2013

Sometimes, because of my profession as a  Journey Practitioner, someone who helps others release their issues, I have high personal expectations.  I feel like I should be “above” all that or “over” all my issues.  I feel like I should have it “all together!!” The thought goes through my mind, “how can I help my […]

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