Finding your magical place

We all need to find that special place where we can go to find ourselves when we get lost in the craziness of life.  Ever since I was a child I was always drawn to trees so of course as an adult I am still drawn to trees.  There is one tree in particular that…

How My Dog Saves Me From Christmas

Back in early December I put out a blog post about how to avoid stress over the holidays.  I thought I would share a moment I had with Norman my basset hound that certainly added some smiles and some giggles.  These moments have saved me from spiraling into the holiday abyss and I encourage you…

Tips for avoiding STRESS this holiday season

You love the season and you often find yourself envisioning that picture perfect holiday. Then the holiday season starts and the season-induced stress emerges with a vengeance and physically our bodies take a toll. Colds, flu, headaches, fatigue, inflammation and pain you name it we have all experienced it during the holidays. So how can we avoid or minimize the affects of season-induced stress?