Monday Mornings

Search online for how to handle Monday mornings, and you’ll get a list of suggested things to do to fight the blues: Get up earlier, eat breakfast, bring doughnuts to work, compliment someone, and so on. Since I work from home, my choices are pretty different. So here’s what I do: After showering and pouring […]

Columbia River Gorge Wildflower

The Importance of Self Care

I love Fridays. Why?  Because I know that just in a few hours, the weekend will begin.  No matter if I have plans, or not, the weekend signals as a time I can relax, and pay attention to self-care.  Or at least try to. We should all practice self-care mindfully.  Every day.  But sometimes you […]

Blue Heron sitting on a log

Get Back to Nature

After a long Winter of being indoors, looking out the windows, watching rain and snow, it’s a welcome relief to get outside and discover the world around you. My advice to you: Get outdoors and take the time to see what’s around you.  Interacting with nature is the best food for the soul.  Knowing how […]