Giving From Your Heart

Follow your heart. Listen to your heart. Your heart knows the way. There are a lot of clichés that encourage you to be guided by what you feel and take action based on what you believe in your heart. And in this National Heart Month, rather than focus on physical heart health, let’s talk about … Continue reading Giving From Your Heart

One From the Heart – February is American Heart Month

I’ll be the first to admit it. I get stressed. Stress affects our health in many ways, but heart disease is a common result in the United States, particularly among women. As a woman, this is a stressor in itself. Worries and perfectionism aside, what are some simple, everyday ways you and I can decrease … Continue reading One From the Heart – February is American Heart Month

You can create peace: It’s easier than you think

If you met me three years ago, “peaceful” is one of the last words you’d use to describe me. I was a total stress case. A self-described Type A personality, I was rushing through life and overwhelmed by the world with all of its troubles. I saw problems instead of solutions, and thought world peace … Continue reading You can create peace: It’s easier than you think

This local tragedy stirs deep emotion

I’ve been having great difficulty dealing with the horror that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School. My kids are often in Sandy Hook for sports and other activities, and I have spent many weekends on the sidelines of the soccer fields directly behind the school. Newtown is almost identical to my town of Weston, … Continue reading This local tragedy stirs deep emotion

Share the Love

I’ve celebrated Valentines Day many ways – from quiet nights at home with take-out and chick-flicks, to roses and fancy dinners with reservations made weeks in advance. Most years I felt a twinge of regret after the flowers wilted and the dinner bill was paid. So last year I gave homemade gifts. From heart-shaped cat … Continue reading Share the Love