It has been long taught to children that 'fairness' is a guiding principle of life. It seems to be in the social consciousness and fabric of our society to teach children to 'be fair'. We place concerted effort in messaging this – “Play fair” “Be fair and share with your friend” “Take turns, it’s only fair” … Continue reading Forget About “Fairness” & Set Yourself Free
Death. What comes to mind when you hear this word? For most, they imagine a single event or perhaps a process or incident leading to a single event such as a terminal illness or car accident. What if I told you that death is something that happens within us regularly? That our society is so … Continue reading Death Isn’t What You Think It Is.
A few days ago, I received a very moving and inspiring Christmas card. On the outside, it offered a very simple message: “Joy” On the inside, it offered a humbling reminder that joy is not a product of our external circumstances - it is rather a state of being that is available to each and … Continue reading Grief, Gratitude & The Secret to Joy
After my miscarriage, I found reassurance in a most unexpected place - the biology of momma bears. Why? Bears have miscarriages too. Understanding the reasoning behind their miscarriages exemplifies how intelligent all life is, including our human bodies. As most people know, bears hibernate. You may also be aware that bears give birth during hibernation. Have … Continue reading Bears Have Miscarriages Too
The term ‘miscarriage’ is heavy loaded, and for good reason. It refers to the life altering and traumatizing experience of losing a baby in-utero. After my miscarriage I thought about all the things I did and did not do, questioned my daily choices and deliberated on the details of my days. I was searching for a … Continue reading Breaking Down the Term “Miscarriage”