I’m home now after being hospitalized for several months, first for brown recluse spider bite (that I’m in physical therapy for now consequently to learn how to use my left leg most effectively) and continuing treatment and chemotherapy for acute leukemia. The leukemia may not have been discovered (as I wasn’t feeling sick yet) if … More Resilience

Confidence Meditation + Tapping: Facebook Live With Stephanie Thoma and Eileen Lichtenstein

Have you ever been curious about tapping, or meditation? Don’t know what either one is? Learn by doing! Break up your day by taking a power hour of self-care with a special collaboration with Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) tapping facilitator Eileen Lichtenstein and a meditation session with facilitator Stephanie Thoma. You’ll walk away from this … More Confidence Meditation + Tapping: Facebook Live With Stephanie Thoma and Eileen Lichtenstein

Stop Self-Sabotage

Procrastination is often a secondary symptom of an overfull schedule. When we procrastinate it is often self-sabotage towards success. Working through your day’s objectives, you can easily accomplish most of the tasks waiting for your attention today. As you make progress, you can build up momentum that makes moving on to the next duty much … More Stop Self-Sabotage

Realistic Expectations

Sometimes we set goals/expectations for ourselves unrealistically high which may lead to frustration, anxiety and perhaps self-anger for not living up to expectations, instead of positive feelings of achievement and success. When setting goals, try staying realistic, especially about time frames and managing time/energy such as taking exercise and relaxation breaks. Perhaps you’re procrastinating -which … More Realistic Expectations

Staying Realistic, Hopeful and Patient in Uncertain Times

The title of this blog is what I’m trying to do even though I’ve recently found out we probably won’t see our daughters and grandkids until October!!! They live in London and Madrid. I’m thankful for FaceTime and Zoom!!! I know I must continue to meditate, EFTtap walk outside, do floorwork and yoga stretching … More Staying Realistic, Hopeful and Patient in Uncertain Times

Communicating Effectively at Home

These are trying times with working at home and homeschooling indefinitely in most locations. Communicating effectively can be practiced most easily when one is grounded and centered which may be accomplished by daily exercising, eating well, getting enough sleep. Also recommended is daily meditation (short is fine:), EFTtapping, positive visualizations, smiling, laughing and being grateful … More Communicating Effectively at Home