Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion

As a peaceful spirit warrior, I feel it is empowering to embrace my feelings of vulnerability and resistance – to ask the hard questions – and work through them – to find the gem of truth in the lump of coal. Why?  Because there isn’t a moment to waste!  I wish to learn from everyContinue reading “Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion”


Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 2

When my kids were quite young (6 and 2) their father and I decided to take them for a short camping trip.  We choose a campground that was on the outskirts of Moncton, NB, involving only a couple of hours of traveling – not too far away for this first expedition.  We bought a tent,Continue reading “Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 2”

Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 1

A few years ago, I had a dream that I was standing in a hallway.  To the left and to the right there were a number of doors, and at the end of the hallway, one single door. As I began to walk down the hall, I tried each door.  Some seemed to be locked. Continue reading “Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 1”

Practically Uncivilized – Chats With My Constant Traveller

I met a wild woman yesterday.  A woman with fire in her eyes and an unquestionably wicked grin.  The kind who offers a firm hand, a quick peruse, and a thorough greeting. She doesn’t give a crap if her towels are not lined up on the shelf in her bathroom, or if her bloomers matchContinue reading “Practically Uncivilized – Chats With My Constant Traveller”

Give ‘er and Live ‘er – Chats with my Constant Traveller

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” This quote from Nobel Laureate Marie Curie defines what it means to be fearless. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (Physics (1903) and Chemistry (1911).Continue reading “Give ‘er and Live ‘er – Chats with my Constant Traveller”

Amen to Gratitude, Groovin’, and Good Groceries!

Want to change the way you feel?  Want to feel better fast and make it last? Begin the day with gratitude. You woke on this side of the grass! Begin the day with creativity. Consider the possibilities for today! Begin the day with redirecting and reframing your negative thoughts. Go on a complaining fast! BeginContinue reading “Amen to Gratitude, Groovin’, and Good Groceries!”

Petra, Tennis Warrior

“I am strong and I will fight this.” These are warrior’s words. I am totally inspired by athletes who work hard to become the best they can be.  A person can have talent and physical ability, but it takes a special kind of warrior to rise to the top of your game on a worldContinue reading “Petra, Tennis Warrior”

Nobody Wants To Be a Human Slug…

A terrestrial mollusk that secretes a film of mucus for protection that is as big as a human…what a revolting idea! Nobody wants to be that… But…how often do we feel sluggish?  The dictionary states that another term for a slow, lazy person is a sluggard. A little over 4 years ago I decided IContinue reading “Nobody Wants To Be a Human Slug…”

I’m Here Because of My Fear

The Knife’s Edge connects Mt. Katahdin and Pamola Peak in Baxter State Park, Maine, USA.  This shot was taken from Pamola Peak before we began to hike the Knife’s Edge trail. Extreme heights really freak me out!  You will never get me hanging by a cable off the top of the CN Tower!  The firstContinue reading “I’m Here Because of My Fear”

Warrior Women II

“I love mess!” These are the words of Marie Kondo, Japanese consultant and author of the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Let’s set the stage…once upon a time, there was a couple who had a very messy house.  Their house was not dirty, or unhealthyContinue reading “Warrior Women II”