The Old Normal

There is no such thing as returning to an “old normal.” The moment in which a “new normal” comes into being is also the moment in which the old normal ceases to exist. New normals and shifts challenge old ways and give rise to new ideas and knowledge.  Once we know...

2020: A Sense of Accomplishment

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash We tend to associate a sense of accomplishment with doing or completing a task or project. Whether its painting a bedroom or hitting a million in sales, when we reach a goal we feel happy, proud and self-confident. For some people it...

My Inner Crone

As I grow into my inner crone My hair will become silver, long and curls will abound The challenge will be to see if frizz wins out or if my crowning crone glory will simply become luxurious big hair I am grateful for the plethora of hair products that tame, sculpt...

Widow Wednesday #13

Welcome to Widow(er) Wednesday #13: Practical ideas for moving forward In Widow Wednesday #12 “Fight to be and Stay Inspired” I wrote about how creating the life we want is an ongoing process that involves intentionally engaging in situations that are new and...

Rituals, Safe Spaces and Healing

All the platitudes are true.  It does get easier over time. You do move forward (not on). New life offsets old losses and love does help the heart to heal. I’ve also discovered that rituals and safe places connect people, allow us to express what words fail to do, and...