How to Feel Better

How to Feel Better

Does your mind bombard you with “what if” scenarios? Maybe you dread getting up in the morning to face the day? Or perhaps you are stressed by the pressures of work, family, and bills and don’t feel you have enough time or the resources to make everyone happy. Can you...
Pickleball and other random acts of kindness

Pickleball and other random acts of kindness

Buddhism teaches us how the mind is responsible for most of our suffering. We want to control things and are attached to how they turn out. It is the way our brain works to make meaning and survive. We evolved to make sense of things and avoid threats; however, that...
How to overcome obstacles

How to overcome obstacles

I’m working on a deadline (or was working) and I find myself on an irrelevant website making a decision that I don’t need to be making right now because I got distracted by looking at my email. How many of you can relate to this scenario? Today, we are constantly...
7 Practices to Increase Self-Love

7 Practices to Increase Self-Love

In February there is much ado about Valentine’s Day and being in love with another. Well, let’s switch this up: I invite you to be in love with yourself. This is a healthy love for yourself. Self-love is about appreciating oneself. You care for yourself and your...
I was evacuated!!!

I was evacuated!!!

On Monday, I walk out on my deck and the air is filled with smoke and the winds are up. I’ve lived in the California foothills long enough to know a fire is close. My “danger” meter was going off. Shoot, I wish I had my evacuation bag packed and ready to go, the one...