Valentine’s Day. Love it? Or Dread It?

~***~ Out of curiosity I posted a question on my Facebook and Twitter feed: “Valentine’s Day. Love it? Or Dread it?” Of all the responses I received one, only ONE, enthusiastic reader said she “LOVEEES Valentine’s Day!” She didn’t say why, but I got the feeling she is...

Feeling stressed? Hold your horses!

This sign is at the entrance to the stable where I keep my mare, Annie (myhorseismytherapist.com). It’s also a sign for me to slow my life down, take a break, give myself permission to ease the pace and know that it will all get done. The important stuff does...

Be the Raisin: What is Mindful Eating & Why Bother?

Mindful eating is not a diet, or about giving up anything at all. It’s about experiencing food more intensely — especially the pleasure of it. You can eat a cheeseburger mindfully, if you wish. You might enjoy it a lot more. Or you might decide, halfway through, that...