Feeling Invisible and How To Confront The Shame You’ve Never Deserved

A lot of people feel invisible. And for many different reasons. What do I mean by “feeling invisible?” Like you don’t matter. As if you aren’t a vital part of things. As if you are being overlooked or seen only for what you can do instead of for who you are....

Empty Nesting Season: Letting Go A Little At A Time

My grandparents had a gorgeous old grandfather clock in their den where my grandmother rocked and knitted while my grandfather read his paper. I loved the deep, resonate sound it made every second of every day. Tick… Tock… Tick… Tock… That...

Knowing What You Know Today – Would You Still Marry Your Partner?

If you’re married, at one time in your life you looked at your partner-to-be and said, “I want to marry you. I want to spend the rest of my life with you.” You felt love. Tenderness. Passion. And you meant it.  Years later, how do you balance all...

How Do You Heal From Parents Who Hurt You

When my dad died, I knew something had changed forever. My dad was very open with his love. One of his favorite things to say when I’d made a mess of things was, “You can always come home.” He’d send me a hand-written letter when things were...