7 Guaranteed Joy Boosters

Vita Allegre (Joyful Living) is Ramona’s goal in my novel Dating da Vinci. While getting your groove back after a big loss (death, divorce) takes some time, I’ve gathered up 7 Joy Boosters that work for me to shift my energy and keep my spirits up. I’d love to hear yours in comments. 1. Singing really loud and dancing…

5 Big Lies Women Tell Themselves

Vita allegre. Joyful living. His eyes danced with excitement and awe and insatiable curiousity. Not just for America. For life. I ached to feel that again. This is why I gave him a ride. This is why I rented my late husband’s studio for scraps. I hoped some of da Vinci’s joy would rub off…

Get Real: Finding Flow and Navigating Transformation

In today’s final mediation in the Finding Flow series, Deepak said, “beautiful truths that lie dormant are not enough.” If you REALIZE something but do not ACTIVATE it into the world, then we are not taking the crucial step necessary to being true to who we are.  I radiate light. That was today’s centering thought, but…

Is JOY on your True Do list?

Standing in front of sixty business people last week, a familiar friend surfaced. She visited again as I sailed down the hill in my neighborhood on my bike, just feet behind my 7 year-old. Even more surprisingly, she showed up yesterday afternoon in downtown Edmond while I stood with a camera in front of two…

Love peace? Opt out.

In my twenties, I watched a lot of TV. As those were my making babies-nursing-babies years, you could find me in the world’s most comfy leather recliner trying to de-stress from a hard day marketing and advertising wares; babe on boob, eyes glued to the boob tube. I watched a lot of true crime shows,…