Tender shoots are cropping up. Little buds are showing on branches that were empty just yesterday. Here in the northeast and in many areas, green is coming back after months of brown and grey. It feels like we spend a lot of time waiting for the big things — the long awaited vacation, the chance to see […]
I am decidedly a hibernator in winter. I could go to sleep soon after it gets dark, and am happy to wake early with the light. I hunker down under cozy blankets and drink cups and cups of tea to warm my body and soothe my soul.
And I find that there are cups of tea, and there are cups of tea.
Sometimes it’s easy to feel you know who you are and where you’re going. Other days, the map feels torn to bits and your GPS is out of order. What do you do when it feels like you’ve come to a standstill? How do you reconnect to the inner compass that is always there to guide you home?
Stress has become this ubiquitous part of life. The funny thing is, a certain amount and type of stress is good. If life was all ease and relaxation, some things just wouldn’t happen.