Getting Out of Our Heads- Magic Happens

For sixteen years, my rambunctious bichon frise named Lexy has run up and down stairs, walked many miles, sprung up and off beds and couches, and still runs faster than I do. Lately, and normal for a sixteen year old dog, in the last few months she has had several seizures and her hearing and eyesight has changed. Leaving our house and going down the outside cement steps she has…

Healthy Relationships- Clear Communication Starts Within

Healthy, supportive, loving relationships are a gift and along with them comes opportunities to increase our communication skills and learn things about ourselves. Two people can say the very same message to us and we could have a different feeling and response. One of the reasons, the energy behind the words feels different. Let’s says person #1 communicates their message through a compilation of emotions such as anger, blame, frustration,…

You are more powerful than you think

We are always attracting into our life experiences, situations and different people. It is our emotional body that creates our experiences. This is why it’s so important to process our emotions daily. Spend a few minutes in quiet contemplation, breathing, relaxing with your eyes closed. Observe your angst, worries, fears, disappointments, anger, traumas, limited beliefs, blames, anxiousness, hate, and allow them to express. Be the witness, listen to the emotions…

I need help getting out of a rut

Dear Laurie, I feel like I’m in a rut and can’t get out of it. Can you help me? I would really appreciate it! Donna – – – Dear Donna, I don’t have any details about the rut you’re in, so my response is pretty generic. The first thing to do is find time to sit quiet, close your eyes, breathe and relax. Allow all of your feelings to come…

Help me improve my self-esteem without a divorce

Dear Laurie, My husband picks on me a lot and my self-esteem is draining. How can I get it back without getting a divorce? Thank you! Barbara Dear Barbara, Thank you for writing in. Asking for help is a positive action step of self-love. To begin, I suggest taking some time to discern your feelings and desires: How does it make you feel when he is picking on you? What…