What a rollercoaster of a week it has been. A mixed bag of anxiety, an amplified sense of self-awareness, and sheer disconnection from the normalcy of everyday life that we have now realized how much we have taken for granted. In the midst of this crisis though, never have I felt, such an intense sense … More A Pause on Life As We Know It
What a start to 2020. My last post eluded to how rough this year had started and sadly, that theme has lingered in the wake of basketball legend, Kobe Bryant‘s sudden passing along with this daughter, Gianna Bryant, and seven other people in a tragic helicopter crash last Sunday. When you hear of tragedies like … More It always comes back to…Why?
Well, there you have it. The days are slowly getting shorter, the air is getting cooler, the morning smell of blooming ragweed indicating the start of allergy season can all only mean one thing: the end of summer is officially imminent. There is always a somewhat melancholy feeling about this time of the year. It’s … More Curbing the End-of-August Blues
Too often, we are conditioned to think that we must always be strong and positive no matter what might be going on in our lives. Of course, I am an advocate for being positive and strongly believe that being positive and having positive thoughts can do wonders for your overall well-being. However, we can’t forget … More It’s Okay to Not be Okay
As is usually the case in the month of May, the weather seems to go through regular episodes of bi-polar disorder. The Victoria Day long weekend has traditionally been known to be chronically gray and drab, though we were blessed with gorgeous weather yesterday – it was sunny, warm and beautiful, but then today, it … More The Power of Positive Thinking
So the other day I had to get the screen on my phone fixed after I had damaged it – complete with a hole in the phone and all – (don’t ask). For the hour that I spent with no phone in my possession at all, I realized just how dependent we have become on … More Your Phone: Can’t Live Without It, Until You Can
It has been a rough past week after the untimely passing of Kristoff St. John – a longtime and well-loved actor on the popular soap opera The Young and the Restless. I have to admit, this was a tough one. We lose people everyday – famous or not – but Kristoff’s passing was unlike other … More The Power of Presence: A Tribute to Kristoff St. John