How To Not Be Victimized By Empty Nest. Letting Go With Intention.

These days, my only son Rob is traveling at breakneck speed through his twenties. I’ve ridden many waves of motherhood, gradually transitioning from hands-on mom to empty nest mom to now a much more hands-off-but-always-available mom.  That letting go process...

What I Most Want This Mother’s Day I Can Give To Myself

This is the third Mother’s Day in the era of Covid19. I’m not one to be concerned with receiving gifts, but I wondered what I might want to give myself… The first gift I thought of is actually far too dangerous, for it has to do with knowing when the...

282 SelfWork: Watching My Mother Disappear

This is a very personal episode of SelfWork, as I tell the story of my mother’s intense struggles with anxiety – and her turning to prescription drugs to help her cope. Sadly, doctors in the 1960’s brushed off women with “nerves” and...