• Setting Intentions for Self-Care in 2023

    Typically, the end of the year or the first couple of weeks of the new year are times when people think about new year’s resolutions. It’s a time for letting go of the past and planning new goals and focus on the blank slate. It’s a time for renewal and reflection. A time to begin new and rediscover yourself. Sadly however, many of those great resolutions fall by the wayside in the first few weeks and are just a reminder of things gone bad, or inability to focus. Instead of being renewal and positive experiences, they become cumbersome and distracting and focus on failures and lack of successor follow through.…

  • Happy New Year 2023

    Happy New Year 2023! Ring out the old. Discard the bad and unnecessary from the past. Open the door to new experiences, challenges and successes! Drink in all the new energy and recharge. There is lots to do in 2023!

  • Happy Holidays!

    Wishing everyone happy holidays– whatever you celebrate! Please stay SAFE! Drive and travel safe! Stay well. There is a Tripledemic ongoing. Take necessary precautions. Soups and liquids and lots of rest. Handwashing!!! And dispose of tissues quickly and safely. Wear a mask if it’s called for! Be well and enjoy your time with loved ones. Make memories and share your wishes and dreams.  

  • Stephen tWitch Boss you will be sorely missed!

    If you or someone you know needs help with thoughts of suicide please call 988! Dance has always been a big part of my life. I remember vividly seeing this young man compete on So You Think You Can Dance a few years ago and I began following his career. He was a bright light on Ellen and wherever he has guested over these short years.  He was a beautiful ray of light and sunshine always. It’s so very sad to think he was having issues with the dark side and no one seemed to know. But that’s how mental illness works. Stephen tWitch Boss you will be sorely missed!…

  • The Mumbo Jumbo of Healthcare Communication

    The issue of healthcare illiteracy continues to grow especially as technology advances in healthcare practice. Only about 12% of the population can speak “medicalese.” Nurses and doctors speak with a mumbo jumbo of healthcare communication techniques and vocabulary that more often than not serve to confuse and bewilder patients and family members at some of the most significant points in their lives. If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation of being given a terrible diagnosis, or been with a family member or friend as the news was delivered, you know how overwhelming that scenario is. The moment the practitioner says words like cancer, HIV, heart failure, diabetes, etc., the…