Let’s Talk About

Unfinished Dreams

and learning how to fly

the losses are piling up

The world lost a beloved leader last week with the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Thousands have been paying respects to her and her legacy as many of us grieve and mourn. Grief is a natural response to the loss of a specific person. But...

read more
Things I Love

Things I Love

Books I Love Bastard Out of Carolina, by Dorothy Allison I read this when it was first published in '92. It seemed as though the young protagonist of this semi-autobiographical novel was speaking for me. The power of story, written in such a masterly style, helped...

read more
Happiness Land

Happiness Land

When you’re struggling with a life change, or making a transition — feeling confused and discouraged and disheartened — I've found five principles that can really transform challenging experiences into something meaningful. 1.  Time and time again, old core beliefs...

read more
For Women Who Are Miserable At Work

For Women Who Are Miserable At Work

Jane was one of the millions of women who are miserable at work. She's an intelligent woman who’d been successful in her corporate career. She’d made steady advances in the workplace, and was well paid, with lots of benefits and plenty of vacation time. So why was she...

read more
Happiness and Terrible, Horrible, Etc. Changes

Happiness and Terrible, Horrible, Etc. Changes

What if you need to make a change? One that’s terrible, horrible, no good, etc? Maybe the change is something that scares you so much you start hyperventilating just thinking about getting ready to do it. Or, it’s such a terrible and horrible change that you can’t...

read more
Are You Too Sensitive?

Are You Too Sensitive?

Women & depression ... it's such a complex issue. And there can be hidden triggers lurking underneath the surface, causing the depression. It's complicated, in part, because ... there are several different types of depression; it can mimic other conditions;...

read more
Depression: How to Help Someone You Love

Depression: How to Help Someone You Love

I've had a lot of personal experience with this one. I love someone, a close family member, who struggles mightily with Bipolar Disorder Type I. And two other family members have suffered with serious depression, as well. Full disclosure: there've been times when I've...

read more