Lifestyle

August 7, 2020
Taking Our Own Personal Needs Seriously Despite What Others Do or Think

Taking Our Own Personal Needs Seriously, Despite What Others Do or Think

We are always living with the unknown. But during COVID-19, that unknown has been magnified. We try to get a handle on information to make informed […]
June 9, 2020

Conversation Hugs

Because of COVID-19, many of the critical ways we connect with others – person to person conversations, physical touch, hugs – have become impossible. Millions of […]
May 1, 2020

Emotions during COVID-19

The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has a way of evoking every possible emotion. The short list includes: fear, sadness, grief, anxiety, anger, loneliness, despair, and […]
March 19, 2020

Tips for Staying Connected

During this period of social distancing it is important to keep connected with others, particularly for people who live alone. Now is the time to stay […]
December 2, 2019

Tips for Travel During the Holidays

If we cannot avoid traveling during the holidays, we can try to keep ourselves as calm as possible as we embark on our journeys. Whether we […]
November 4, 2019

Tips for Learning New Things No Matter How Old We Are

Learning new things is good for our emotional and physiological health.  Novel experiences stimulates the release of the chemical dopamine, and causes the brain to build […]
October 2, 2019

Lessons Learned by Observing Olive Trees

Recently I visited Greece and was mesmerized by the amazing shapes and the knots formed over time in the olive trees. People have been cultivating olive […]
September 24, 2019

Tips for Turning to Nature to Nurture Ourselves

Spending mindful time in nature is beneficial for our body and soul. We spend our time increasingly indoors, especially if we live in urban areas.  Yet, […]
April 30, 2019

Tips for Making Our Day Productive and Satisfying

We all have morning habits, healthy and not so healthy, that can set the tone for our days. We may not even be aware of the […]
April 1, 2019

Tips about Apologies

A close friend told me about an experience she had after she worked up the courage to ask someone for an apology for something he had […]