Grief As We Shelter

Grief As We Shelter

I’ve lost count of the weeks since our sheltering in place began though I believe this is week 11. The counting of days has blurred within the bigger calendar of our experience. We’ve all heard so many times “We’re living in unprecedented times”. It’s true we are...
We’re Running A Marathon…Not A Sprint

We’re Running A Marathon…Not A Sprint

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain…” ~Vivian Greene Can it really be late May? We’ve experienced weeks of social distancing and sheltering in place and the reality is…we really don’t know where we’re headed....
WORDS OF WISDOM, WORDS OF COMFORT: Part 2

WORDS OF WISDOM, WORDS OF COMFORT: Part 2

In last week’s blog I shared some of my favorite poems that help quiet me during times of unrest, allowing me to take a contemplative moment to soothe my soul. I included the poem Wild Geese by Mary Oliver because I think it urges us to embrace who we are and the...
WORDS OF WISDOM…WORDS OF COMFORT

WORDS OF WISDOM…WORDS OF COMFORT

Poetry can be a salve for the soul during difficult times as it surrounds us with words of comfort and beauty. I selected a few of my favorite poems to share with you hoping they will soothe your spirit as they do mine. I find myself coming back to these time after...
BE A FRIEND TO YOURSELF

BE A FRIEND TO YOURSELF

Practicing self-compassion In last week’s blog I asked us to reflect back on challenges in our lives and identify what strengths carried us though those times. My intent this week was to write in more detail about the topic of character strengths. As the saying...