Happy Summer Solstice!  Today is the longest day of the year and is a result of the Earth‘s north-south axis being tilted 23.4 degrees relative to the sun.  This allows our Northern Hemisphere  to have more light than on any other day in 2011. There are many celebrations across different cultures for the Summer Solstice and one…

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I have just spent a day and a half with 40 highly successful and sophisticated women at Spruce Mountain Ranch, my first Camp Experience event called Get Away and Get it!   I once again am reminded of the value of getting away and spending rich time with like minded people.  With great food, yoga, a…

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Summer is almost here and as you schedule in your standard barbecues, weddings, vacations and special projects, is there something else you could do?  Something totally new and different or maybe somewhat familiar, but you haven’t created the time and space for?  I’m referring to taking yourself on a  retreat.  Whether you get away on your own or…

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Happy Valentine’s Week to you!   We have been inundated with the Valentine’s Day romantic traditions of chocolates, roses, and diamonds since the day after Christmas.   And while I firmly believe acknowledging your beloved on any day is important, it’s even more important to remember the most important love of your life–you!  In case you didn’t know…

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I have received many testimonials from a wide variety of people who have experienced 30 Days to Grace in the last 12 months.  The beautiful outcome of this practice is that it has touched people in a way I could never have imagined when I set out to find an simple way to honor my…

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I have been facilitating retreats for the past 15 years and the power of getting away can never be overstated.  We are so busy with such full lives these days that stepping out of our familiar routines and into the flow of something totally different gives us an opportunity to gain perspective through new surroundings,…

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I had a speaking gig in Baltimore last month that gave me the chance to spend 26 hours with my best friend from college, who now lives in Connecticut.   We have gotten together every year for the past 30 years and our friendship has deepened through many life experiences, such as the joyful celebrations of…

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As I listened to the lyrics of Del Amitri’s song last night, “When your’e driving with the brakes on, when your’e swimming with your boots on, it’s hard to say you love someone, and it’s hard to say you don’t” I got to thinking….That is exactly what I have been doing. I have been driving…

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