Dear friends, I want to acknowledge the outpouring of love, compassion, and prayers that all of you are sharing with our global family and those who have contracted the Corona Virus. We are connected and in this together. Here are a few thoughts and ideas of how we can navigate these uncertain times together. LetRead more ⟶

Calm and Conscious

Calm and conscious During this time, it can be a challenge to stay focused – even for the calmest and most conscious, there seems to be a constant stream of noise.  On 26 February 2020, I commenced a 40-day social media detox for lent, a spiritual fast in the lead up to Easter. Different culturesRead more ⟶

Fear Can Spread From Person to Person Faster Than the Coronavirus – but There Are Ways to Slow It Down

It’s hard not to be scared of an invisible and spreading threat. AP Photo/Markus Schreiber Jacek Debiec, University of Michigan As cases of COVID-19 proliferate, there’s a pandemic of fear unfolding alongside the pandemic of the coronavirus. Media announce mass cancellations of public events “over coronavirus fears.” TV stations show images of “coronavirus panic shopping.”Read more ⟶

Managing fear in difficult times: COVID-19

Emotional intelligence is difficult to manage when it comes to fear. Being able to self-regulate when there’s a global health scare is quite a challenge for most of us, and I am no exception. When the storm is approaching quickly as we are finding with the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, that fear is going toRead more ⟶

Corona – A Virus that Is Also a Vaccine

We’re still not getting what’s coming. COVID-19, or Coronavirus Disease, is messing up our lives and we have yet to grasp the consequences. The masks, the quarantine, but mostly, the fear, are telling us that a new phase in our existence is emerging. So the sooner we get a grip on things, the better itRead more ⟶

Why Pain Is Preferable To Uncertainty

If you’re like most people, you hate life’s inevitable uncertainties, which can cause tremendous anxiety. Will I get the promotion? Will I be accepted in graduate school? Will I win the award? What are the results of my MRI? Even wondering where the winding road goes, what lies in the dark shadows at the endRead more ⟶

Be Courageous on Your Journey With Love

Falling in love takes courage especially after experiencing deep romantic heartbreaks. Some may even say heartbreak is one of the deepest and most scarring wounds. With that many of us, including myself, as we close past relationships and embark to explore new flames and potential relationships we enter with much more guarded hearts. Saying aRead more ⟶