When people think you are strong & resilient

March 29, 2022
When people think you are strong and resilient, it usually means you are. But what comes with that is also the belief that you are not at all vulnerable. That you do...

Celebrate the coming of spring with our spring candles

March 28, 2022
Spring is a season of rebirth, bringing  new hope. And that's something to celebrate, so why not do that with my beautiful 16-ounce spring candles! Yes, twice as big...

Buddhist detachment and letting go can help with loss. If y...

March 15, 2022
The pain of missing someone who has transitioned can be almost unbearable. And, if I were honest: the pain of missing someone we love when they are no longer in our...

How you can help Ukraine and others at the same time

March 2, 2022
I'll get right to the point: I've been donating a portion of the proceeds from my shop to help Ukraine and this will continue for at least the next week. Probably...

Coping with grief and loss

February 16, 2022
She held her grief behind her eyes like an ocean & when she leaned forward into the day it spilled onto the floor & she wiped at it quickly with her foot...

It’s time to redefine Valentine’s Day to make i...

February 14, 2022
Valentine's Day is not just for lovers. It's for love. All kinds of love. And showing our love. The month of February is a great time to send a different kind of...

My sleep(less) study at the dis-Comfort Inn

December 15, 2021
Sleep apnea. That's what the anesthesiologist reported after my hysterectomy a couple years ago. And I didn't doubt it: I hadn't slept well for years. Finally, I got...

The art of living–and dying–well

November 23, 2021
My friend's mom died the other day. She told her family she was ready, that she was looking forward to what’s next. She ate pizza with them. My friend tucked...

The best candles to gift this holiday season. Or keep.

November 6, 2021
Getting in the holiday mood? I am! My beautiful 8 oz. scented soy candles are now available for order in my Etsy Shop. Christmas theme, Chanukah theme and...

What’s the best revenge?

September 16, 2021
l The best revenge is no revenge. Move on. Be happy. Find inner peace. Flourish. ~from a meme my friend, Peter, posted on social media. Just too wise to not...

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