friendship

How To Discover Your Play Style, And Use It To Improve Your Health

          Play is not only a relief and a respite from the seriousness that stress, illness and trauma bring to our lives, it is actually therapy.   Play time is therapeutic time, point blank.  Child psychologists use this healing tool often, because play is a child’s way to express and release any inner turmoil or fears that the child doesn’t even consciously know they have.   But it isn’t only therapeutic for children, it’s therapeutic for adults too. In fact, I would argue that engaging in some form of play daily is one of the best things you can do to safeguard […]

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Boost Your Connection To Others And It Will Boost Your Health, Here’s How:

    I truly believe that even with the stress of everything we are facing right now, we can still feel healthier than ever if we intentionally set up supportive, comforting and deeply healing health routines. So all winter long, I’m going to be giving you a weekly blog post full of uplifting ways to improve your health, and every single idea is something you can do right in the comfort of your own home. Social distancing approved. It’s a new mini-series I’m releasing for you to help boost your health over these next three winter months. Forward this newsletter

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4 Ways To Help A Friend In Crisis

I just said goodbye to my parents. They drove completely unexpectedly 9 hours straight down to my home to be with me in my time of need. They stayed a full week, took care of my children and I with love, humor, devotion and loyalty.   I love my parents so much. They are a shining example of what a strong, 45+ year marriage can be and a beacon of light in a very troubling time in my own life.     A strong long term marriage is something I’m so appreciative that my parents can model for my own

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Thoughts on Health… why I’d take friendship over medical advice any day!

I was at the beach with two friends of mine, enjoying the late summer sun and playing in the waves with the kids. Unfortunately, I was also battling some horrible neck tenderness and muscle pain… I blog about that here. On this day in particular, the base of my skull hurt so badly I was having trouble just sitting up straight, talking, carrying on a normal conversation. Certainly wearing my hair back off my face in the sticky salty ocean breeze was unthinkable, the pain was too severe. My two friends were so amazingly kind and generous… with their empathy

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