If you think you’ve got this, you probably do!

September 28, 2022
Here's what studies show about how we can help ourselves heal: or You've Got This! Sick people who have a positive attitude report less pain and can have better...

What’s on your greatest hits list?

September 23, 2022
Sometimes, we can be so taken up with our day-to-day troubles, problems, challenges, that we forget how far we've really come. What we've accomplished. Or maybe we...

How the Queen held space for our own grief

September 21, 2022
For many of us, Queen Elizabeth II's funeral held deeply personal meaning. Oh, we didn't know her. And maybe she wasn't our monarch. But nonetheless, we found the...

Why is it so hard to really “get” that it’...

September 13, 2022
There's nothing more difficult than to accept that some negative, nasty or difficult "feedback" we receive is not about us--not at all. Or, for that matter, positive...

You’re never too old to set new goals, dream new drea

September 7, 2022
So I did something the other day. I made my stage debut. On a real stage. Performing a solo show I wrote, myself. Well, I performed part of it. There are three...

Out of the darkness, into the light

August 10, 2022
I've spent too much of today thinking about someone who can't find their way out of the darkness. Their darkness. Oh, not really depression, although it may very well...

On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

Leaving this world of ours too soon, but with so much grace

July 11, 2022
The first line of her last post read The final day. My friend had been diagnosed just over a month earlier with a fast-moving terminal cancer and now, she was...

What I no longer have time for

July 6, 2022
The realization that I am pretty far down the timeline of my life has hit me hard in recent years. Of course, when your best friend is 92, the view changes a little: you...

Has your heart been broken?

June 28, 2022
Has your heart been broken? If it has, my own heart goes out to you. I know what it feels like: I didn't reach my advanced age without an arrow or two to my own...

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