Category Archives: anxiety

A Crazy Thought

Last week we met my cousins Larry and Janine for lunch in Carlsbad. Janine is consistently my biggest blogging cheerleader. For so many years, I blogged every Monday and the words became a story she followed with the ever encouraging … Continue reading

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Life, Learning, and Critical Thinking

Jordan and I are both in finals this week, I as an adult student and he as a high school senior. My oldest son and his fiance, both university professors, are also in finals week, but on the giving end … Continue reading

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Hope For Our Babies: #LetsDoThis

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.                              Margaret Meade I … Continue reading

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Beyond the Classroom

Yesterday my youngest son returned from his first trip outside the United States. He went to Europe with his AP History teacher and 25 classmates. He stood in the concentration camps in Germany, a deeply powerful experience he wasn’t sure he … Continue reading

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Friending Change

Part of being alive and in the world means you can count on one thing: things are always changing. We look to creation and we agree, whichever paradigm we follow, that things are quite different today than they were 5,000 … Continue reading

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Tap it Out: De-Stress for Free in Minutes

Part of today’s offering is a rehash of an earlier blog. It’s timely because we’re in a space right now (think economy, politics, Saturn, SATs/ACTs–okay, maybe the last one just applies to our house) where our control is limited. In … Continue reading

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Tap Your Way Happy

Part of today’s offering is a rehash of an earlier blog. It’s timely because we’re in a space right now (think economy, politics, Saturn, SATs/ACTs–okay, maybe the last one just applies to our house) where our control is limited. In … Continue reading

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In Search of 10

I feel a sense of floundering going on in the collective. It’s as if we’re in this white-capped sea of humanity and so many are out there just treading water, wondering how long they can stay above water. The question … Continue reading

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Getting off the Red Chair

It’s nice and cozy in the familiar. I like it there. My favorite familiar is my big, overstuffed dark red chair and my laptop in my office.  When I plan my weeks, I’m very careful to squeeze out as much … Continue reading

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The Worry Free Diet

I had this conversation with my mother a few weeks ago which got me thinking. In it, I said something like, “Of course you’re worried. You always worry.” I wasn’t as crass as that because it was my mother and I didn’t … Continue reading

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