Making Friends With Your Emotions Part 1

I like to think about emotions and feelings as our internal weather. We tend to love a clear, sunny day but after too many of them in a row, I know I start longing for rain, especially here in New Mexico. But how many of us feel that way if we haven’t cried for...

For book lovers only: A Gift of Inspiration

With all the difficulties going on in the world, it’s easy to lose sight of hope and slide into grief and despair. And while it’s important to acknowledge and process these feelings, a steady diet of them is indigestible. We need equal parts of inspiration and genuine...

Building Bridges to What You Want

Happy New Year! As we move out of the holidays and into the beginning of another year, it is traditional to set goals and intentions, or what’s commonly known as New Year’s resolutions. I’d like to suggest a slight variation on that theme. I spent New Years’ Eve day...

On Letting Go

Halloween is a time of the year when we make fun of our fears. The haunted house. Goblins and ghosts. Black cats and ravens. Death is in the air. We don’t often contemplate our mortality until it’s foisted on us by tragedy. And even now it masquerades as children’s...

Outing Your Anger

For some people anger comes easily, but for some of us it lays low beneath the surface. This is especially true for many women who have learned early in life to be good little girls, you know, sugar and spice and all that. But being good and “nice” has its...