Of all the clutter I’ve dealt with over the years, the far most damaging is the Sacred Clutter. It’s unforgiveness. Undealt with trauma. Unfelt feelings. Especially grief. Closet clutter is easy to deal with. Dig it out and give it away. Done. (Well, it theory, anyway! One must be ready.) Sacred Clutter isn’t as easy.… Continue reading The vilification of grief
Wooohooo! Today’s the day! I was interviewed by the inimitable Jen Riday, Life Coach and owner of the Vibrant Happy Living community. In this podcast, I told my story of years of chronic pain and how I healed using an approach that I never heard about from the medical industry. Please come listen!
Bill was the cutest guy in my senior class. Or so I thought. “He has hair of spun gold and eyes of enchanted waters,” I’d swoon to my girlfriends. A god among men, I’d say. I knew this for fact because I sat behind him in government class and confirmed this on a daily basis.… Continue reading The day I climbed in my locker
Jay and I still laugh about the time, early in his CPA days, a new client arrived at the accounting firm where he was employed. Her career, his colleague reported after the tax interview, was that of a “dominatrix”. “I think I’ll ask for a good spankin’ for payment,” the accountant quipped. We still laugh… Continue reading Do you need a good spankin’?
My sister and I had a good laugh the other day. Evidently she had read an article about the “Dad Bod”. Evidently, it’s a mixture of a small beer gut with biceps. Alrighty then. The foundation for an adversarial relationship with one’s body begins at an early age. We’re bombarded daily with messages that… Continue reading Body shaming
I still have a middle-schooler buried deep in my psyche. I know this because I find myself stifling a laugh when I see someone trip. And I get a small thrill when I startle a pedestrian in my stealthy Prius. And as much as I chastise my boys for their mirth over flatulence…there’s nothing quite… Continue reading Getting your crap together
Jay and I were navigating around Phoenix yesterday with the help of our Garmin GPS. I love how those have gotten better over the years. Ours will even show a snap shot of what the upcoming exit will look like and tell you what lane you need to be in. It’s not unlike how we… Continue reading You wouldn’t wanna use this GPS