It's crazy how time seems to go faster and faster the older we get, isn't it? I read that somewhere once. Whoever wrote it explained that it was something about the measurement of time related to the ratio of years we've already lived versus the years we have left to live. Trying to explain this further or understand it more precisely makes me think too hard and hurts my head, so I won't. (It also … [Read more...] about Here’s How to Slow Down Time
Whether it's to save money, eat healthier or to get more exercise, many of us are vowing - hoping - to do better next year. My number one New Year's resolution? It's not to make any New Year's resolutions. Because after so many years, the repetition completely bores me. And the fact that they get repetitive is a pretty obvious sign that these resolutions went unfulfilled … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Rock Your New Year’s Resolutions
Not everyone is a fan of spas nor can afford to go to one, but you can't deny they have a special way of transporting you and relaxing your body, soul and senses. My love affair with spas began 30 years ago. About one month after completing grueling chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer, my then-boss surprised me with a party and a gift certificate to a day of beauty at the famed … [Read more...] about Create Your Own Spa Sanctuary At Home
With holiday season approaching, let’s talk about gifts. In the spirit of you, I hereby advocate treating yourself and buying what you really want. Don’t misunderstand – I love a surprise as much as the next person; the mystery of what’s-inside-the-box, the allure behind the beautiful wrapping and ribbons, the happiness on the face of the gift giver. But let’s be realistic. It can get … [Read more...] about Don’t Wish For That Gift – Buy it Yourself!
Pain has an annoying way on creeping up on you…and if you’re not careful, in time it can take over your life. Like a houseguest who loves your hospitality a bit too much, once you’ve got it, it can be a challenge to get it to pack up and leave. Thankfully, there are things you can do to prevent pain from moving into your body and settling down into your sacred space, draining you of time and … [Read more...] about An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
Popular around the internet these days is this question (which offers a perfect opportunity for reflection): “What would you tell your younger self?” And since it’s breast cancer awareness month, I’ve taken the opportunity to put my own personal spin on this issue and extend it to ask myself: “What would you tell your younger self after you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer?” Not the … [Read more...] about What I’d Tell My Young Self Facing Breast Cancer