Dreams As Experience

Research has shown that the brain reacts in similar ways when imagining something as it does when actually experiencing it.…

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Life Is A Puzzle

I stay engaged by knowing that life is a puzzle to be assembled. As a child, everything was about experiencing…

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Do You Have Any Red Flags?

When I divorced and began socializing and dating, I began to develop some red flags.  By red flags, I mean…

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Home & Tribe

“Many of us are homeless in the West today.” – Johann Hari, Author (Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of…

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Origins of My Insomnia

Growing up, I never thought of myself as someone with insomnia.  I thought of myself as a “night owl.”  I…

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Sharp Women, Smart Men

I am reading two books now, SHARP: THE WOMEN WHO MADE AN ART OF HAVING AN OPINION by Michelle Dean…

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Standing Up, Speaking Out

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou On any given…

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Snippets and Being Present

What to you write about when you’re thinking and functioning in sound bites instead of focused analysis?  I had a…

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Compliments or Criticism – Trust or Power

“When we willingly accept compliments, we are reminded that others see us through different eyes … Many of us find it…

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Is the Art the Artist? Is the Action the Actor?

Before mass media and social media, the art and the artist often had little effect on one another.  Our culture…

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