A Quote for the Heartbroken

Yesterday I was listening to Rob Bell's latest podcast. Josh Radnor was on the show and it was all about quotes. Being a writer, I guess I'm predisposed to really loving quotes. And I really loved this show. There were tons of great quotes and the discussions surrounding them were awesome too. Really, just about…

Is Sleep Spiritual?

I've noticed lately that I wake-up in the mornings feeling pretty low. I'm usually at least a little angry and a little down. But I try to list off things to be grateful for and I meditate and maybe watch a little Netflix (or write... though not as much as I should) and then I'm…

Hope for the Heartbroken

At some point, probably very soon, there's a post coming about specific things I've found to help with heartbreak. Some of them take less than a minute, some take  several minutes, and some take months. All of them work. But, sadly, none of them are magic (just wave a wand and everything is suddenly better).…

TTT: Have a Good Day Everyday

For this week’s Ted Talk Thursday, I chose a talk about happiness being a choice. We all can choose to have a good day every single day. At about the 5:30 mark she talks about how external factors can’t play a role in whether we have good days or bad days. We all have the…

The Importance of Pillars

Today, in my corner of the world, we had a really awesome break from winter. The temperature topped out in the low 70s and broke all the records. Normally, February in New York is cold and snowy and, since I don't ski or snowmobile or snowshoe, it's absolutely miserable. The only consolation I take is…