Motherhood: It Ain’t for the Faint of Heart

Motherhood: It Ain’t for the Faint of Heart

Having Children Brought All My Fears to the Surface! Happy Mother’s Day to all of you who have had the rewarding, challenging, and at times harrowing experience of being a mother, or who have now developed a deep respect for their own mother or wife. I may be saying...
Is It Compassion Fatigue or Something Else?

Is It Compassion Fatigue or Something Else?

Compassion and Empathy are Not the Same! In fact, empathy can cause more suffering in the person who is trying to help, whereas compassion can uplift both the caregiver and the care receiver. So, if the science is correct, then there is no such thing as “compassion...
Positive Thinking is not the same as Positive Emotions

Positive Thinking is not the same as Positive Emotions

Are You Engaging in Spiritual Bypassing or “Toxic Positive Thinking”? Positive Thinking sometimes gets a bad rap especially when things are not going well for you in life.  In fact, some people have labeled too much emphasis on positive thinking as toxic...
#MakeKindnessTheNorm

#MakeKindnessTheNorm

Did you know that it is Random Acts of Kindness Week? Kindness is a way we can all get into a heart/brain coherent state more easily. HeartMath defines physiological coherence as a state when your cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and nervous systems within your...
An Overdue Family Visit, Compassion and Understanding

An Overdue Family Visit, Compassion and Understanding

2022 is just one month old and one intention has been realized! One month into 2022, how are your New Year’s Intentions or Resolutions going?  I fulfilled one of mine already.  I declared 2022 the year I was going to get to know my darling granddaughter Isabela, who...
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