For those of us who made our donations just before the holidays or the end of the year several months ago, it might seem that it's too early f…
For me, joy is just this knowing that something is so good, even when it's so very small and simple.
When events are discouraging, it can take just one person's perspective to help us see differently from where we are standing.
Some of us create pleasant and/or safe spaces with boundaries we have every right to set, while others of us, having the same rights, struggle…
I've never met anyone who has made it through life completely alone.
Can you think of anywhere in your life you've had a skin (symbolism here) you needed or need to shed?
I used to be scared of a lot more things than I am today. Maybe it’s age, maybe it’s having experienced events that turned out to not be as sc…
Working hard to quote people correctly, I search for the words each week which I hope will help me connect my own thoughts to the person reading.
My whole life, I’ve been a fixer. I’ve discovered I could change.
It was the most fun ever, going behind the curtain with my mother, pulling that big lever, and feeling so excited to have helped her vote.
There were days I didn't want to go to school because I was afraid of hearing the words, I knew would be spoken to me; I was a very sensitive child.
People usually will forgive us for words hastily written or spoken if we apologize, but forgetting the words? Slowly, if at all.
In my efforts to not cause anyone else to be uncomfortable, I work very hard to not get angry.
When we judge others, most psychologists will tell you that research says our judgment is actually a reflection of how we feel about ourselves.
I'm always going, going, but where am I going? That's the question.
Considering the value of slowing things down in general, I’ve decided to look at why people speed, both when driving and when moving through l…
The page on the calendar will flip to a new month and a new year, whether I believe I'm ready or not.
Unfortunately, many people go through life feeling that no one would miss them, or that their life doesn't make a difference. But that isn't true.
No one comes out of a storm the same person they were before the storm.
Giving Tuesday isn't the only time we can give to the people in our communities, and money isn't the only thing groups need.
Words are a huge deal to me, and how my words make another person feel matters greatly.
When we don't take the time to read beyond the headline, we risk missing important truths or realizing truth is absent.
Laughter is one of the greatest keys to a better life.
Boundaries should mean learning how to judiciously use the two-letter word, "no."
Phobias are also called irrational fears, and over 30 percent of adults will find themselves affected by a type of phobia at some point in the…
I believe for people with chronic illnesses, any kind words would be welcome because too many friends have become silent.