Heart & Soul Blog

Technology vs. Peace of Mind

Technology vs. Peace of Mind

Without going into too much detail – causing us all more angst than necessary – things haven’t been working so well for me these days. You know: computer, internet, software and platform stuff; trying to get my Real ID, a new social security card, even renewing my...
How to See People WHOLE

How to See People WHOLE

My husband says that he thinks I’m pretty darn perfect most of the time (and to be fair, he usually acts like he actually thinks this). Until…He doesn’t. Every couple of months Tom suddenly expresses a list of gripes about me – most of which I’ve heard before. And so...
Burnout – A Life Force Exhausted

Burnout – A Life Force Exhausted

Why do we push ourselves to the point of detrimental consequences such as fatigue or exhaustion, anxiety or stress, depression or isolation…? Is it the expectation we feel to act a certain way coming from society, family and friends, work associates, or ourselves? We...
The Garden Diaries (Introduction)

The Garden Diaries (Introduction)

While I’ve always loved nature, I wasn’t all that interested in gardening until my 40s when the concept of helping things grow suddenly seemed a miraculous endeavor. In addition, having daily access at my fingertips to fresh organic food is a component of living a...