Take a Load Off

Take a Load Off

In my blog post, I talked about cognitive labor, all that “behind the scenes” thinking, we do to be sure we accomplish everything on our to-do lists. To help lessen the exhaustion that cognitive labor creates, psychologist Jelena Kecmanovic, Ph.D., recommends...
Brain Drain

Brain Drain

For almost as long as time immortal, it seems that women have long carried the burden of household tasks such as grocery shopping, cleaning, laundry, etc. These tasks can be physically exhausting, but much of that is attributed to the fact that there is often a lot of...
How to Get Your Hug Fix

How to Get Your Hug Fix

One thing that seems to have become crystal clear during our 2020 pandemic-induced “time out” is how much we value—and miss—our relationships with others. This should not come as a surprise since we actually often do a lot of unconscious casual stroking and touching...
Thank God I’m Rich

Thank God I’m Rich

Many, many years ago when I had just started on my spiritual journey, I came across Mike Dooley. I listened to one of his first audio books on manifesting and his message really resonated with me. Maybe it was because he had been a Price Waterhouse accountant (just...
Host a Laugh-In

Host a Laugh-In

If you recall in my last note to you, I mentioned the power of meditation and human touch to raise your endorphins, those “feel good” chemicals in our bodies. But you can also look for laughter. It can be a small chuckle or a full-out roar, but laughter is one of the...
Make Time for Awe

Make Time for Awe

Sometimes we get so caught up in our to-do lists that we deny ourselves the opportunity to experience awe. And believe me, I’m as guilty as anyone. But there is one memory I cherish from raising my children that sticks with me to this day. It reminds me of the joy...

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