ten ways to have more friends

Friendship is a word that is laden with so much angst. It is one part of our life that be completely BRUTIFUL. Many parts beautiful and so much brutal. Conflict, unmet expectations, loneliness, and cliques. Lately, I have been reflecting on what friendship means as I step into my forties and changes are afoot. TEN Read more about ten ways to have more friends[…]

Finding the bigger picture: how to fight fair.

One of the hardest things to do in the midst of intense conflict is to find the bigger picture. Albeit difficult, those who have the capacity to find perspective in the midst of confusion, misunderstanding and difficulty are the ones who end up with satisfying relationships. Those who can’t find the bigger picture, go around the Read more about Finding the bigger picture: how to fight fair.[…]

she knows the power of her words

Today is day eleven since we have had hot water in our little beach shack. After replacing our whole hot water system, the plumber has worked out that we are not getting enough power off the grid and the power pole has blown a fuse. Enter the wait. Waiting for contractors, waiting for big company departments Read more about she knows the power of her words[…]