Tag Archives: fear

Apathy, Indifference and … Hope

Last week I wrote about Hope being the antidote to Fear. But what is the antidote to Hope? I actually hadn’t thought about this, because I believe Hope is one of those things that is ever-present. Even in the worst circumstances,…


How do we make sense of the senseless?

How do we make sense of the senseless? (video here, if you prefer to listen/watch) To begin with, senseless tragedy and violence seem to be all around us. Our nervous systems are on overload, so even getting into a space…


Finding Compassion Through Fatigue, Frustration, and Fear

(Or how to survive the holidays with your Self intact) Last week was Thanksgiving – the official start of the holiday season. My social media feeds were flooded with musings on gratitude and pictures of family gatherings. It was, for…


Acceptance Made Easy(er)

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about “acceptance” and how important it is for living a balanced and happy life. And I agree. Acceptance is one of the cornerstones of living well. Where I have a…


Speaking to Joy

Recently, I was speaking with a client that is venturing into the online dating world, and this came out of my mouth: Find someone who speaks to your joy, not your fears. So often in life we look for a…


Why Love?

Why love? This holiday weekend got me thinking. Love is the answer to so many questions. So I thought it prudent to ask another question: Why Love? It seems a simple enough question, with an equally simple answer. Right? But…


What and If

Two (somewhat) harmless words on their own, yet when combined “what” and “if” carry the entire power of the Universe in 6 letters that can be simultaneously destructive and/or creative. Here’s the difference: “What if” is attached to the most…