Shhhh…Why Embracing Stillness is Essential

Sometimes as kids you get that “look” and a “shhhh, be still” from your mom! Stop squirming just be still! How difficult that seems for a child but as we grow, we learn the self-discipline of stillness or maybe we learn by the discipline of our parents. The Essential Element Stillness is a very valuable […]

Do Not Be Ashamed

Shame is a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. To be ashamed is to be embarrassed by my actions, characteristics or associations. It is also when I am reluctant to do something for fear of embarrassment or humiliation. I remember playing a game of truth or […]

3 Ways to Get Truth from the Head to the Heart

You might have heard the famous quote: “The longest journey you will ever take is the 18 inches from your head to your heart.” 18 inches doesn’t seem that far. We can cover that distance in one swift step with our feet. Many of our pets are about that length, and we can run our […]

Finding My Perfect Father

It wasn’t until I was in my 40’s that I realized the significant role fathers play in the psychological and emotional development of their children, especially daughters.  The lack of having a positive father figure in my childhood had a detrimental impact on me, especially throughout my teenage and adult years.  I have what you […]