Home Births

Home Births

I cringe at the mere mention of the words Home Birth. As much as I don’t want to offend the exceptional nurse midwives who provide this approach, and do not want to belittle the exercise of self-determination by mothers who choose this route, I worry...
Feeling Good as Hell

Feeling Good as Hell

The key to a successful year is to stop making New Year resolutions. Yes. Counterintuitive. But making, and breaking, New Year Resolutions is so…Bridget Jones. It’s just old. Bring in the new. Start with self-acceptance. When I watched Lizzo in her red Santa suite...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

I’ve grown tired of the frenzied monotony of the holiday season. Crowds. Calories. Shopping carts fill with items you don’t need. Churches filled with people who you’ll never see again—until next year.    Do less.  Don’t indulge in wanton...
One Day or Day One. You Choose.

One Day or Day One. You Choose.

September is one of those months when we begin again. We put the grills away; shove the bathing suites back in the drawers; and head to the malls. But as we come in side, let’s go inside, of ourselves. Let’s find out what makes us tick, and determine for...
Addicted To Stress?

Addicted To Stress?

Stress, with all its negative effects, can be addictive. Some people love it, even though it’s killing them. Stress is an addiction that causes insomnia and weight gain. Moreover, it leads to other harmful self-soothing habits like smoking; excessive alcohol use; and...