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HOW TO COPE WITH POST-ELECTION STRESS, FEAR & FEELINGS OF POWERLESSNESS

Many of us are feeling enormous stress in the aftermath of the election. The whole mess has reminded me, once again, of the importance of incorporating stress-reduction practices into our lives.  I don’t know about you, but when I’m feeling good, balanced, calm and enjoying life,  I tend to let these practices slide. Life, however, is uncertain. We never know what […]

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Sandy – A Crack in the Night Sky

LIFE UNDER THE CLOUD (Previous Post) SANDY – A Crack in the Night Sky Sometimes it just happens. The black sky cracks open and a beam of light shines in. It’s always when and where we least expect it. Sandy was that light for me then. She reached inside of me and took hold of […]

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Life Under the Cloud

I have spent a lifetime battling back the cloud of depression. I can’t pin down exactly when it started, I think perhaps it started in the womb, or is carried forward in my DNA from previous generations of familial women who embodied powerlessness. I came from a lineage of women bound by cultural dictates and personal characteristics that turned them into creatures […]

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