Stop multi-tasking. It’s not a thing.

multi-tasking

Multi-tasking has long been thought to be the litmus test of how we measure the ability to be productive. Corporate America has required this enigmatic skill for decades, which is why, being the not-so-Spring-chicken that I am, I assumed that Read More …

This Earth Day, get grounded. Literally.

“Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh Our topic for 1000 Voices for Compassion (http://1000voicesspeak.org/) this month is Nurturing. In honor of Earth Day coming up this week on Read More …

Why Stillness Scares Us – The Rejection of Silence

Silence. Stillness. It’s what we crave when we escape to the beach, the woods and the mountains.  It’s why we prefer “private” balconies, back yards and islands. Silence is what we instinctively seek when we need to “clear our heads” Read More …

Do you ask for what you need? Have you devalued your self worth?

Over the weekend, I was mid-pour on a glass of Cabernet when our cat Lloyd jumped up on the counter and rubbed his face against my hand, causing me to spill wine all over said counter (he may have just Read More …

Is taking care of yourself your last priority?

So, we’re adults. Or at least that’s what we call ourselves (I sometimes need to remind my husband). Most of us have careers, and many of us are parents. We’re busy taking care of everyone and everything…else. Is taking care Read More …