A Lesson in Acceptance from a Feral Cat

He will always be feral. You'll probably never see him again after today! Well, that's what they said about one particular tomcat we took in to get neutered. She was wrong. Turns out nearly the whole feral colony living in the woods behind our home is now "formerly" feral and ... ours! The mama of [...]

By | 2017-11-17T22:24:43+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Blog Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Lesson in Acceptance from a Feral Cat

Huffington Post and Everyday Power

Woop! Woop! I hope you are Finding the Gift today! Big news: I am excited to be the newest contributor to Huffington Post! As of this writing, I've had two articles published which I invite you to please read and leave your comments for me so they will keep me on board a while (hint! [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on Huffington Post and Everyday Power

How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

Half empty? Half full? Or maybe someone forgot to pour you a glass? My past involved a lot of chaos and trauma and more than once, I've been a victim of unfortunate circumstance. However, I’ve come to realize that my suffering isn’t that much different than anyone else’s. We all have obstacles to overcome and [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

Recently I was interviewed by an editor at Cosmo regarding my past battles with an eating disorder. Following significant trauma and the divorce of my parents at age eight, I decided I wanted to be thin more than anything else in the world. Sadly, I already was. A preoccupation with my body and my weight [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:02+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

Some Resolutions Are Just Too Big

Happy New Year! Whew, it's been a while since I posted. Author talks and book events have kept me jumping, but I am so very grateful for the impact "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness" is making in people's lives and their perspectives. We're all in this together! January is the biggest month for [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:04+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|1 Comment

Angela Howell and America’s Love Doctor Discuss Mindfulness

Recently celeb psychologist Dr. Brenda Wade, a regular guest on The Today Show, Dr. Oz and Oprah, interviewed Angela Howell to discuss year-end mindfulness and her new book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness. Click the replay to learn how Angela Howell practices mindfulness in her life and get her secret for how to [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:04+00:00 December 24th, 2015|Blog Posts, Interviews|Comments Off on Angela Howell and America’s Love Doctor Discuss Mindfulness

Trees, Hats and Masks

Into Me, See The branches of a tree limb grow out in all different directions. They touch, they overlap, they split off into smaller branches. No two limbs are alike, and no two limbs have identical branches, but they are all part of the same tree. That tree is me; it’s each of [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:08+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Trees, Hats and Masks

Becoming A Human (Who Is) Being

I have struggled with low self-esteem most of my life and lived as a human doing, not a human being, trying to make up for what I felt was lacking. True or not, I grew up feeling like I could never be good enough to please my parents or warrant enough of their love and [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:10+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Becoming A Human (Who Is) Being

Addicted to Approval?

'Addicted' is a strong word, but read the article and see if you can relate to what could arguably be the most prevalent addiction of all: addiction to approval. For those of us who did not receive a sufficient amount of unconditional love and approval as children, we often develop an insatiable need to seek [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:15+00:00 November 11th, 2014|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on Addicted to Approval?
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