Smoking

Stop Smoking

Are you a smoker looking for an effective way to quit smoking? We specialize in helping people who have tried other methods to quite but have failed. With the right motivation YOU CAN QUIT! Most people know that if they quit smoking now they can improve their health and and well-being save hundreds of dollars…

Read More

Sleep

Winter is almost here and we start to think more of staying home and hunkering down. One of the pleasures of the darker winter times is to snuggle into bed and sleep. However, sleep can be elusive and there is nothing more frustrating than lying awake at one, two or three in the morning, desperately…

Read More

The Hope of Spring

green grass field sunset scenery

Welcome to Spring!For days and weeks it has rained – and rained – drenching everything and everyone. I tell myself it keeps the air we breathe clear and healthy. And yet … the skies are gray and dreary. Days are short and it is dark by 4 p.m. some evenings. The trees are bare and…

Read More

The Gift of Longer Days

The Gift of Longer Days

Yesterday, we turned a corner … the Winter Solstice was upon us. This year it coincided with a wonderful occurrence, a celestial event that last occurred 800 years ago. The planets Jupiter and Saturn were as close as they get and appeared to some as a brilliant star. Unfortunately, here in the Pacific Northwest we…

Read More

Blackberry Reflections

I cannot believe it was a year ago that I wrote my first blog about myblackberry reflections. I was picking alone this time. Leo, the cat decidednot to accompany me and I wandered along, looking for the biggest shiniestblackberries I could fine. I found a lot of smaller, shiny blackberries at theend of a branch,…

Read More

The Promise of Spring

The Promise of Spring

I took a walk yesterday. You may wonder why is this worth writing about, but right now, like many of you, I am living in lock down conditions. I am not visiting the stores, having goods delivered to the house and keeping a 6 ft social distance practice. I closed my office and am giving…

Read More

NEW YEAR 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR and welcome to the Roaring 20’s!  The 1920’s were referred to as the Roaring 20’s.   World War 1 had ended and there was a feeling of elation.  A feeling that now people could go forward expectantly and it became a time of intense celebration.  The Roaring Twenties got their name from the exuberant, freewheeling popular…

Read More

Stretching

Confidence

I found a form of exercise that I love! I was picking blackberries in my daughter’s garden. Leo, the cat was meandering along with me …wondering perhaps why I was interested in those black objects that had no appeal to him. And as I reached for a particularly beautiful, perfect blackberry I realized that the…

Read More

You ARE Enough.

You-Are-Enough-2019

How many times have you thought “I am not smart, motivated. attractive, witty, patient, determined … fill in the blank, enough?”  We compare ourselves to others, how they look, what they achieve, and fail to give ourselves the acknowledgement that we are living our lives in our own way and we are enough.   Yes,…

Read More

Change

March is here and a new season begins. For some it is Autumn for others Spring. Wherever we are, once more we go into a new season, a time of change. For some it is a time of rebirth – a new beginning and for others it is time to settle back and prepare for…

Read More