Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you respond to it.

“How’s March 17th?” the doctor asked. “Saint Patrick’s Day – I’ll call that a lucky day,” he added, pointing to his red hair. Nineteen years ago today on Saint Patrick’s Day my son had his cleft palate repair at Mott Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It was one of the worst days of my life, having [Read More…]

Soul Sick: Sleep Doesn’t Help When Your Soul is Tired

Are you SOUL sick? Soul sickness can cause anxiety, depression, exhaustion, and an array of negative energy. It can cause insecurity and make you doubt your life path, make you wonder if throwing in the towel is easier, and second guess your sacrifices. Sleep is disruptive, dreams are scary, and life feels harder than it should. [Read More…]

A Full Moon and a Fragile Soul

Are you feeling the crazy energy yet? We welcome in the Full Moon on Sunday in the astrological sign of Virgo, which can make many feel a bit unsettled and super emotional. Virgo projects a powerful energy of self-doubt in all aspects of life, which can make the most confident person want to pull the blankets over their head. [Read More…]

Vintage Goods and Ghosts Part 2

Bobbie wore her hair brown hair pinned back. Her charcoal colored dress was loose fitting around her petite structure and she looked even more drowned out by the black cardigan sweater belted around her waist. READ PART 1 HERE. “Do you know where you are?” I asked her. Her hazel eyes wide, and a bit [Read More…]

Vintage Goods and Ghosts

I love the vintage (farmhouse) design, but being an empath I have a hard time going to salvage and antique shops. Just entering a shop that holds items owned by others, attending estate sales or yard sales would leave me overwhelmed and sad. There have been times, even before walking in the door, I’ve felt [Read More…]