Rewriting My Script

Odd that it is watching, and enjoying,  the SuperBowl that has brought me clarity around the concept of the roles we are assigned, and accept.  In my family of origin I was given the role of quiet, perfect Murphy, not the brightest, but certainly the sweetest of the bunch.  Through that lens I came to … Continue reading Rewriting My Script

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The Essence of Yoga

God bless her, my mother keeps asking me to teach her some "yoga poses".  It makes sense.  I taught her dance aerobics, step aerobics, zumba, weight lifting and roller blading.  Each craze I've embraced, she's embraced, and I adore her for it.   So why did I get so annoyed when she kept pushing me … Continue reading The Essence of Yoga

Funny Thing Happened on my Way to My New Life……

http://www.sionsurfcamp.com In 11 days I leave for the longest vacation I've had since my honeymoon in 1991.  Actually, this trip is longer than my honeymoon because, despite my objections, my ex started a new job 4 months before our wedding, so he was limited in vacation days.  We were gone for 10 days, 4 of … Continue reading Funny Thing Happened on my Way to My New Life……

Anger, Grief & Death

My bosses 19 year old son died at 4:33 today.  He suffered severe cerebral palsy from birth, and his past 3 years had been particularly cruel.  He had 4 major surgeries, each resulting in major complications.  Yesterday he suffered cardiac arrest.  Today they made the decision to remove the ventilator keeping him alive, and he … Continue reading Anger, Grief & Death

It’s About Community

Isolation = the narcissists greatest weapon The narcissist slowly separates you from all the people you once knew.   Zooming in on your natural ambivalence towards your family and friends, the narcissist highlights the negatives of all around you; becomes your "protector" against them.  If that isn't enough, he stands between you and who ever … Continue reading It’s About Community