Embracing JOMO

During this summer, I’ve focused on embracing JOMO.  In case you are wondering, JOMO is the short form for ‘Joy of Missing Out’.  It usually means leaving behind the devotion to social media — ignoring tweets, messages, emails, and other distractions that rob us from living in the moment and appreciating what is happening right […]

Age Changes Life’s Perspective

Have you noticed that age changes your perspective on life? The ‘stuff’ of daily living matters less. There are fewer worries. It’s easier to ignore things that, in the past, might have led to anxiety, frustration, or anger. Negative events, though troubling, are more easily taken in stride. Thinking focuses on the present rather than dwelling […]

Recognize and Manage Life’s Transitions

The guided meditation at yoga class this morning began with a short discourse on how to recognize and manage transitions.  The yoga teacher referred to sudden transitions in temperature as the cold spring weather suddenly turns summer-like and then gets chilly again. She  reminded us that the change from day time highs of 10 Celsius […]