Where Science Meets Soul

Chasing Shawna

Chasing Shawna No I am not challenging you to a race…. well at least not with me. I recently took a class examining the three stages of adult development and it left me both melancholy and clear eyed. Since then it has served as a touchstone when petty things on social media are especially annoying or […]

The Speed of Life

Living with laughter. Where did you go? How I lost you, I just don’t know. I suspect amongst ” important” duties and daily stress, Timelines, tasks, forever pressed. Day after day, whizzing quickly by. No time to think, or question why. We must, just must, get everything done, To waken tomorrow before the sun. Hit […]

Social’s, Judge and Juries.

It took a long time for my business friends to convince me a had a brand. Eventually though, I came to accept that it wasn’t a marketing/sales thing as much as it was defining who I am, what I offer, and where my passion lies in service. What are my obsessions ? Mindfulness, compassion (including […]

How to Find Your Purpose

Large undertaking, I know, right? This blog, as do many of them, started with a life event. My husband and I are parenting the last of four boys as he approaches high school graduation. Each boy, having of course, a slightly different experience during this important time of passing. The earlier boys benefitted from our […]

Awakening to Tigers

I awoke one morning and whilst the fogginess still lingered in my head, I stretched and turned on to my side, to find a tiger in my bed. With blinking eyes and beating heart, I tried to slowly back away, But he quickly followed, and appeared intent, with me to closely stay. He growled and […]

Protests PPE and Being Seen

Imagine for one minute you are a small business owner, the self employed, or furloughed and you have been 6 weeks without income. You have a mortgage, a car payment, utilities, and most of all a family that needs food. Yes food. You lie awake at night terrified that you will not survive this crisis […]

Wait..My Advice was Lousy?

 Yup Lousy.  Let’s begin with the fact that for 20 plus years I have been studying and practicing as a credentialed professional. I can recite ACSM recommendations for exercise, tell you the Mediterranean style diet has the most scientific literature for health, understand and explain details of chronic disease management, and bore you with behavior change […]

Lean into Bear.

I recently attended a business event and encountered an acquaintance that I have not spent significant time with for many years. We caught up on kids and life fairly quickly and she inquired about my business adventure. Somewhere in our talk she mentioned she wished she was wired like me….” to take chances and actually […]