The phrase “if you would just” should be a punishable offense.

Some of the most hurtful things have been said to me during a heart-to-heart about marriage, parenting, housekeeping, exercising or even writing.  I understand women like to share stories, experiences and even drama not only to be heard but in the hopes of finding some resolutions. We want to feel helpful, be good problem solvers … Continue reading The phrase “if you would just” should be a punishable offense.

Giving up the balancing act for real balance

My first two yoga sessions were humbling. My impression of yoga was that it was all about stretching and flexibility. I also had a negative opinion that the so-called "spiritual" aspect of the practice was silly and unnecessary. So when I found myself struggling with steadiness, strength and silence it was clear that I had … Continue reading Giving up the balancing act for real balance

Sometimes the fear is greater than the ability

My youngest daughter is not just a gymnast, she is a good gymnast. She amazes me with her athletic ability, physical strength and attention to detail. Natural talent mixed with genetic disposition has given her the tools necessary for possible greatness, not to mention the fact that she is one of the lucky few that … Continue reading Sometimes the fear is greater than the ability