Love is active

Sometimes love is not a choice. We meet someone and fall in love or we gaze into a child’s eyes and fall in love. Sometimes love happens to us. But the real work and maintenance of love takes decisive action. It’s not just how we love our kids or our significant others; it’s how we must love ourselves. The holidays …

Anxiety in the Middle of the Night

It’s 4am and you’re wide awake worrying. The house is still, you’re alone with your thoughts and they are brutal. Your worries loom dark and daunting and you listen to the hum of the refrigerator knowing that with every passing minute, tomorrow will be harder and more exhausting. What do you do? Get out of bed: Tossing and turning, worrying …