My Wish for You, My Single Friend….

I wrote this blog for a friend who was newly single a couple of years ago. I watched as she navigated her break-up with her significant other. I supported her as she went through the initial stages of grief .. anger .. bargaining .. denial … depression … acceptance. I let her talk … and cry […]

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My Wish for You, My Single Friend…

I have a friend who is newly single. I watched as she navigated her break-up with her significant other. I supported her as she went through the initial stages of grief .. anger .. bargaining .. denial … depression … acceptance. I let her talk … and cry .. and vent … and held her […]

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Out of My Element

I am out of my element this morning. I’m on a business trip, and I’m sharing a room with my boss. We get along fairly well, and she said she was open to sharing if I wanted to in order to save money. Well, I know on a state budget, we have limited funds, so […]

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My Wish for You, My Single Friend…

I have a friend who is newly single. I watched as she navigated her break-up with her significant other. I supported her as she went through the initial stages of grief .. anger .. bargaining .. denial … depression … acceptance. I let her talk … and cry .. and vent … and held her […]

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The Art of Being Single: Cultivating Gratitude for What Is

Every walk of life has it’s pros and cons. It wouldn’t be so bad if I didn’t have this human predilection that the grass is always greener on the other side. That “grass is greener” longing bites me by keeping me focused on the cons of my life and the pros of others. The truth […]

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The Art of Being Single: Technology

The other day I was in the darkest part of processing some sadness. I was in tears, feeling fear, grief and pain. A text came across my iPhone. It was a picture of my Dad, toasting me with a cigar in his mouth and the caption read, “luv u”. My parents don’t text. Hell, they […]

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The Art of Being Single: Spirituality

The people we are in relationship with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors, reflecting their beliefs. So… relationship is one of the most powerful tools for growth…. If we look honestly at our relationships, we can see so much about how we have created them. ~ Shakti Gawain […]

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The Art of Being Single: Loving

I can remember as a teenage girl longing to be loved by a boy. It started when I hit puberty, of course, because that’s when all the sh*t hits the fan. I had these romantic fantasies of what love was and what it meant. It was all storybook – Cinderella and Knights on White Horses. […]

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It’s Just Not Christmas Without You…Whoever You Are

I’m hurting today. Some days it’s just like this. I’m sitting in Starbucks watching all the people with their Christmas shopping and their afternoon coffees. Some days I love the holidays, and some days I hate them. Today is a day that I don’t like them, but I’m happy for the color red. Seeing it […]

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