Being Human Beings

Being Human Beings

Have you thought much about the fact that we are called “human beings” rather than “human doings?” Despite that fact, many of us are so busy “doing” that we almost never pause to notice the present moment, to take in the beauty around us, to get in touch with our...
How’d You Sleep?

How’d You Sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep? Are your family members getting enough sleep? More and more is being learned about the function of sleep and the importance of sleep for a happy, healthy life. We live in a world that is active 24/7, and sleep is often short-changed. Some...
Overcoming Overwhelm

Overcoming Overwhelm

On Monday morning, I saw online videos of horrific flash floods sending water roaring down the main street of Ellicott City, Maryland. Cars were crashing into other cars, and everything untethered was being carried downstream by the rushing brown water. The force of...
Do You Have a Daily Ritual?

Do You Have a Daily Ritual?

Earlier this year we were visiting our daughter and her family in North Carolina. As often happens, I didn’t sleep well the first night.  I found myself wide awake at 4 AM. Lying in bed awake is not something I’m willing to do for more than a few minutes. That...
Snakes and Tiny Steps

Snakes and Tiny Steps

One day last week, Neil called me down to the basement to look out the back door at a black snake lying against the house. Years ago, I would have headed in the other direction, not to return until I knew the snake was long gone! This time, I readily stepped across...
What is ADHD Coaching?  Part 1

What is ADHD Coaching? Part 1

TotallyADD has produced a very helpful video series that answers the question, “What is ADHD Coaching?” This series has been for sale through TotallyADD, but now they are generously releasing it in six different parts via YouTube. Here is the link to Part...