say yes to life anyway

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. -Viktor Frankl Like all of us, I try to get my head/heart around recent terror attacks, and all the violence in the Holy Land. I […]

How to Deal with a Death in the Family

My grandmother died in her sleep two days before her 99th birthday. In dealing with her death, I wrote this. It helped my family and maybe it could help others, too.

Let Work Renew You

“Work and play are not polar opposites. They can be part of the same dynamic. We can be playful as we accept to work with levity and joy.” Right after I posted my last post on play, a friend, who was kindly encouraging me to live my life’s purpose, sent me the poem I am […]

Be Renewed in Each Moment

In my travels, I met a lot of people into change—permaculturalists, yoga teachers, body-workers and healers, community workers, teachers, a few health nuts, and just everyday people trying to live a healthy life. It is amazing how many people have migrated to Costa Rica in search of this. Many North Americans, Europeans, and even an […]

Let Love Be Your Foundation

Now that 2012 is here, so many people are talking about how it is a time of transition. A lot are into some pretty freaky ideas about where we’re heading. Whatever the truth is about where we are historically or even cyclically, we are definitely living a pretty fascinating period of cultural change and upheaval. […]

The spark of love brought me out of the dark valley of pain

Here is my article published in the Montreal Gazette and other Postmedia newspapers across Canada on Oct. 12, 2011. It gave me the opportunity to share the work of love with a few readers, new clients and at a few speaking engagements. Last week, Sharon Kirkey’s series of articles about people suffering with chronic pain […]