Thank You, Each & Every One!

In keeping with the spirit of the U.S. Thanksgiving celebration this week, I’d like to thank all of you who bought my books and tuned in to my blog this year. I try my best to write uplifting pieces that will help you AND me ease into a better way of living. Positive...

Gobble Gobble, Thank you.

In keeping with the spirit of the U.S. holiday this week, I’d like to thank you all for tuning in every week to my suggestions on simple ways to tweak your life for the better. Thank you for joining me as I constantly try to improve the quality of my own life. I hope...

GobbleGobble: Mandatory Eating!

The American national day of gluttony is approaching and, because my mission is stress reduction, I feel compelled every year to talk about this “avoidable” pressure. I do love turkey stuffing and pumpkin pie, and love being with my family and their family, but the...

Re-evaluate Your Traditions

   “Friends and family” is a familiar phrase, especially after holiday advertising kicks in every year come November. But not everyone has someone dear to share this manufactured ideal with during the holidays. I remember vividly the year my husband and I...

Adopt an Thanksgiving Orphan – 11/10

In keeping with the spirit of the holiday ahead, I want to take this opportunity to thank you all for joining my Comfort Clue group. Thank you for joining those of us who strive to painlessly improve the quality of our lives. Changing the way you’ve done things...

Thanksgiving Thank You – 11/08

Those of us in the U.S. are about to eat our way through another symbolic day of celebration for all that we are thankful for in our lives. I’m jumping the gun here by thanking you for joining those of us who seek, as Hugh Prather so brilliantly put it,...

Ease Thanksgiving Pressure – 11/07

This year I want to reach beyond my own little world of the U.S. Thanksgiving. I once attempted, naively, to stop at Safeway the day before turkey day. Ohmigosh, I never dreamed the enormity of it all. Imagine that huge parking lot completely full… and inside?...

Distract Yourself From Food – Nov. ’06

In light of the coming National Day of Eating (a.k.a. Thanksgiving) I’m passing on a hint that a Feng Shui consultant gave me once. Kitchens are seldom built out-of-the-way; often we have to walk by them to get to other parts of the house as they suck us in with the...

Thanksgiving Orphans – Nov. ’05

With media focus on THE family dinner and the grocery store frenzy of getting ready for THE crowd, it’s hard not to feel lonely when none of that applies to you. When my own children left home and moved out of state, I suddenly felt left out of all that I was supposed...