Podcast Episode 172 (39): Live a Kindness Adventure

Podcast Episode 172 (39): Live a Kindness Adventure

So. The holidays are comin’ like a freight train. And also like a freight train, they are loaded. With hope. Or hopelessness. With peace. Or stress. Maybe you have too much to do. Or not enough to do. Maybe you have family drama. Or not enough family to create drama....
Podcast Episode 171 (113): Leave a Sticky Note

Podcast Episode 171 (113): Leave a Sticky Note

One day, I came home to find a sticky note on the counter. It said, “Aphrodesiacs in the freezer.” My husband was at it again. He’d been to the grocery store, and as I peeked inside the freezer, I found the four containers of Breyer’s chocolate/peanut butter ice cream...
Podcast Episode 170 (1): Give it Away

Podcast Episode 170 (1): Give it Away

Are you in a tough place right now? Here’s a little counterintuitive advice for finding some joy, even in the middle of your hard place: Do something thoughtful for someone else. You may not exactly feel like it, but that’s okay. Granted, in this episode, I do that in...
Podcast Episode 169 (18): Help Somebody Hurt

Podcast Episode 169 (18): Help Somebody Hurt

Pain = no fun ever. And it doesn’t make a lot of sense to go back to the place of your pain after you’ve healed. Or does it? What if your revisitation could help someone else mend? I won’t lie; holding a hurting person’s hand could possibly involve a few tears or some...
Podcast Episode 168 (152): When Your Body Betrays You

Podcast Episode 168 (152): When Your Body Betrays You

Like you, probably, I have had to deal with a few bouts of body betrayal—times when the body does not cooperate with the desires of the soul–when your body is not behaving in a manner acceptable to you, and you are over it. It may be a serious illness. Then...
Podcast Episode 167 (124): Enjoy The Age You Are

Podcast Episode 167 (124): Enjoy The Age You Are

The challenges of moving from one stage of life to another start early…and the transitions don’t get any easier as time goes on.  Maybe you’re at an age at which you find yourself doing a fair amount of reflecting on your life–looking back at your past, taking...

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