Category Archives: Personal Stories

In this section of the blog you will find stories of a personal nature on a variety of topics.

Close Encounters of the Statin Kind

I scheduled an appointment with my doctor on March 11 because of an intestinal virus I had been struggling with for over 3 weeks.  By appointment time, I finally felt that I was over the virus, but I told her … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Resistance to Exercising

It’s interesting for me to pay attention to how my body is coping with getting older. Ellen Potthoff, my chiropractor/ND, who I’ve been seeing twice a month for many years has been ON me about adding regular exercise to my … Continue reading

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The Perfect Gift: A Hug

I come from a family of huggers, especially on my mom’s side. From my earliest memories, whenever we went to visit relatives and close friends everyone gave and received big hugs. It just seemed the natural “thing to do” when … Continue reading

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Announcing My Newest eBook!

It’s been quite a while since I last posted on my blog.  I’ve been busy writing my newest ebook in my HOW DO I… ebook series: How Do I Create Peace Within Myself and in the World.  It’s a book I’ve … Continue reading

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Manifesting Your Ideal Relationship Using the Law of Attraction

In 1985 my 20 year marriage ended in an amiable divorce and I moved from Wisconsin to California with my three children. After many years of being a single mom, I decided that it was time for me to have … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Texas

Hello, again!  It’s been several weeks since I’ve posted an article on my blog. Victor and I have been traveling.  We took a trip to the Austin area to visit my daughter, Liz, and family who live just outside Austin. … Continue reading

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Is “Working Your Joy” Your Next Step?

It’s interesting how certain dates stick in your mind even years after the event.  The date of December 6, 1992 was a turning point for me. On that evening I attended a lecture at Unity Center in Walnut Creek, CA … Continue reading

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The World Needs You to Love Yourself

It’s Valentine’s Day – the day of love – a day when we send greetings of love to those who are near and dear to our hearts. For me, Valentine’s Day holds an additional significance because it is also my … Continue reading

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Dissolving Clouds: A Story of Manifestation

This story took place in 2004.  Victor and I were sitting on a BART train that had stopped temporarily to repair a problem on the track. We were returning from San Francisco where we had just completed a meeting with … Continue reading

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Let Your Heart Be Your Guide

Today’s quote of the day by author Michael Nolan is one of my favorites.  With so many things these days vying for our attention, how easy it is to be drawn in many different directions that often leave us feeling … Continue reading

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