WELCOME TO DECEMBER

(AND A BIT OF JANUARY)

Welcome to December. It’s going to be a very interesting and busy month, not just because it’s the holidays. In fact, with the chaos of the end of the year coming to a head, the holidays will help us not go too crazy with our own self-doubt and self-judgment, even though they’ll still drive us to distraction because they won’t be what we expect or necessarily want. Read More

THE COVID CONUNDRUM

Welcome to August! Ready for the ride?

BUT FIRST

Let me introduce my dearest friend and oldest daughter from my last life, Kate Chandler and her Gypsy Spirit Soap Works! (See below after the blog.) She makes fantastic soaps and skin-care accoutrements which I can personally attest to and highly recommend. I’ve given her exceptional products as gifts and kept many for myself. Give her a try. You won’t be disappointed. (I’m not hawking, I’m just supporting something I believe in!) Read More

FATE VS. FREE WILL

BUT FIRST: SLEDGEHAMMER SHIFT FOLLOW-UP

Even though the sledgehammer shift happened over three weeks ago and we’ve had time to adjust, it’s been very rough on a lot of people. We’ve felt exceptionally drained and hopeless, not exactly depressed but more like in despair. Self-judgment has been our biggest obstacle. We’ve gotten stuck in what we should be doing because our lives aren’t going the way we think they should based on how they’ve gone before. Read More