It's hard not to see what the world has become. Angry people everywhere you turn, each feeling righteous in their anger. Trauma and depression can go hand in hand. The feelings of helplessness or hopelessness can lead to one or the other.I'm here, in my...

 I was driving back from my hometown. I have done that a thousand times in my lifetime. This time I was closing a chapter. I finally finished giving, selling, and throwing the rest of the memories away. I drove through a snowstorm and talked to...

The page just turned on the new year. I have heard so many say they cannot wait for 2021 like it will bring a magical end to all of the dreadful things that have happened this past year. But I invite everyone to look at...

Their slogan is "There is magic in the mountains."  After our one day visit in December 2020, my family and I would say we agree!  Anakeesta is an outdoor amusement park situated literally on top of a mountain.  It was just built in2017 and features...

The Christmas season is in full swing.  This has significantly different impacts on people.  For children, it’s incredibly exciting and joyful.  For working moms, it can bring stress and overwhelming anxiety.  For people mourning a loss, it can bring a deeper, more acute reminder of...

I have trouble understanding the feelings of envy and jealousy. I've never been a jealous person.  I've always believed that we all have innate gifts that make us superstars.  I have never envied the natural talents of other people. I relish them, celebrate them, and...

Let’s agree- this country is in a very tough place right now. We can all at least agree on that. There is a pandemic. There is racial inequality. There is an increase in unemployment.  There is rioting and targeted violence. There is also a huge...

I have always loved the look and feel of being in the mountains.  I am in awe of the magnificence of mountains and the fact that they even exist.  Peaceful and serene, they stand like sentries.  Whether they are beautifully green or shades of oranges...