Love On The Rocks

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This summer I spent some time with my dearest loves. Rocks. You know I love plants, but did you know that rocks are very close second? I made a commitment earlier this summer to lie on the ground three times a…


Why did you become a therapist?

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Last week, someone I just met asked me, “Why did you become a therapist?” The words, “I don’t know” flew out of my mouth. “You don’t know?” he said indignant. But I paused to think. I thought about all the…


How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count The Ways

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1. Make time for yourself to lie down and connect with the earth. Whether I can be outside or not, lying down supine on the earth is my favorite position to forgive.  To let everything go, I just imagine it…


Lovely Signs That We Are Not Alone

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In supervision today, I was telling my supervisee about how people who are hurting sometimes isolate themselves. A man described it to me last week as standing outside looking in the window of a house where a party is going…


New Year’s Mission

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Every Labor Day, I reflect on my life’s work. It is perfect timing with the start of the new academic year. Any “beginning” is a time for reflection on what’s worked in the past and what needs changing. Change is…


Dancing Through Cancer Viral Video

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Today you can also find me on Gems Of Delight. When You Allow Yourself To Feel You Allow Yourself To Heal. It is so important to find a way to empower ourselves when an event, loss, or diagnosis attempts to…


Making Love Your Mission

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I spent the past weekend at Omega Institute assisting a workshop with the spunky Barbara Marx Hubbard and the energizing John Perkins called After 2012: Manifesting Change: Rebirthing Self And Community. Barbara has boundless energy. I loved walking her around the…


Just Doing What Kids Do By Lisa McCrohan

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I love Lisa’s blog Gems Of Delights, where she delights us with your words of love and wisdom. Today she is here telling a precious story for our eager ears. Such a delight! I am so grateful to know her!…