Tag Archives: anxiety

Navigation tools for windy days

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.” —Dolly Parton   It is so easy to be blown by the wind, isn’t it? Lately, it feels like every day brings new hurricanes. Illness. Breakups. Paris. The San Bernardino shooting. Things that feel too big to bear. This Dolly Parton quote is one(read more)

When the opposite of freedom is loneliness

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou You’ve been embracing your freedom and relishing your choices. Learning to listen to your inner voice. Creating your own refuge. All that is fantastic. But sometimes, as you step into more active self-love, loneliness(read more)

A Woman of a Certain Age

For years, I wanted to be older, and now I am. ~Margaret Atwood Do you remember wanting to be older when you were young? I certainly do. I looked very young well into my 30s and hated being mistaken for a younger person. So, this memory makes me smile a bit… I wouldn’t mind being mistaken(read more)

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