(475) 328 - 0848

Posts by Pam

Hope In The Holiday Season!

How do you find meaning in the Holiday Season? Part of my desire to celebrate and find meaning this holiday season is to reflect on the deeper feelings of the season.  I’ve decided to be purposeful about planning time to reflect on what this time of year means to me. We have so many symbols,…

Read More

Are the Holiday Blues Playing You?

“The greatest gift of all would be patience and understanding in such a chaotic and stressful time for us.”  Savanna Smith The holiday season is upon us.  All around we see and hear messages of holiday cheer.  The commercials, the greeting cards, and of course, my favorite, the Hallmark Channel, with its 24/7 stories of…

Read More

Living Your Values…Unshakably.

I recently read an announcement of a young man’s passing after a serious illness. Part of it read, “His morals and convictions were unshakable and [he] was a true man of his word every day.” Wow… I was struck by these words.  I kept repeating; “His morals and convictions were unshakable.  A true man of…

Read More

Do You Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First?

“You don’t have anything to give that you don’t have so you have to keep your own self full.” This quote from Oprah Winfrey has stuck with me ever since I heard her speak it.  Intellectually it made sense.  I got it.  I thought, “Yup, I have a lot to give and do so without…

Read More

Can You Tap Into Your Inner GPS?

This summer my brother and sister in law bought a small power boat.  They thought getting a boat would teach my teenage nephew responsibility.  I got to go on the “maiden voyage”!  It was exciting to see my nephew go from riding his scooter as a toddler to navigating a boat. There was adventure and a…

Read More

Connecting to Your True Self

“I wanted only to try to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self.  Why was that so very difficult?”  Hermann Hesse As a child did you hear a calling, a whisper that held the promise of who you would become? You may not have had the words to articulate that…

Read More

5 Steps To Get On the Path To Self-Love

I’m a quote person.  I looooove quotes.  They get me to think with a different perspective.  Sometimes they even feel like a wakeup call.  Take this one for example:   “If you’re searching for that one person who will change your life…look in the mirror.” Unknown   Wakeup Call Oh yes, this was one of…

Read More

Befriend Your Shadow

Is it possible to make friends with your shadow? When I was asked this question, I thought, “Huh? Uh, no, I actually don’t even notice it unless I’m walking next to my nephew who’s tall and thin and well, I’m short and less thin.” I got a serious look in response. Little did I know…

Read More

Your Fairytale

How Writing Your Fairy Tale Can Lead to Healing Did you enjoy fairy tales as a child? How about as an adult? These stories keep our attention, connect us with larger than life characters and always have a moral or theme that even as adults, we can learn something. But how about this? Have you…

Read More

“I Can’t”?

How many times a day do you say “I Can’t”? I’ve never thought of myself as a gardener or even someone who liked gardening. In fact, I could barely commit to having live plants in my home for fear of the commitment. All that watering, tending, deciding the right of amount of sunlight was too…

Read More