Are you ready to shed your winter cocoon?

Despite what the thermometer (or the snow on the ground) may say–Spring has finally sprung!   Spring is one of my favorite times of year.  It’s all about pressing that reset button!  All that was dead and dried up comes back to life.  Warmth stirs our wombs and the womb of Mother Earth.  Babies of […]

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KISS ME, I’M IRISH (maybe)

Well, my given first name — Deirdre — definitely is.   In my family there is some dispute as to whether my great-grandfather was a Scot–or an Irish bounder pretending to be a Scot to get out of a wee bit of trouble.  I fancy the second possibility, as my name in Gaelic means “The […]

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2017 is my year–Is it yours, too?

Dear Beautiful Dreamers, Creatrixes and Goddesses, I have an announcement to make . . . 2017 IS MY YEAR!!!! I am going to say it again . . . 2017 IS MY YEAR!!! We all know what I thought of 2016.  I started out like many of you looking for something great and then all […]

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Been F’d Up by 2016? Here are 5 More F’s to help make 2017 your best year yet!

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Let’s face it, 2016 hasn’t exactly been an easy year for many of us.  If it wasn’t the neverending election season and continuing political angst, it was personal drama of one kind or another.  Even if 2016 was a great year, it came with a lot of change and challenge.  Now that 2016 is almost […]

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Oops! I (didn’t) do it again!

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I noticed it two days ago. I hadn’t anything to my Joy Jar in a few days.  I’d made myself a promise to add something every day, but my Jar wasn’t getting any fuller, because I’d gotten distracted by problems with my boiler (as much money as I have spent on it lately, it should […]

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What does your break through look like?

At a recent holistic conference I was asked to speak about how to make 2016 your breakthrough year.  For many women, the coming year seems to be a pivotal one.  Folks who have been on the fence about their lives are suddenly ready to take action and take their futures into their own hands. That’s […]

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Wednesday Wisdom: Good grief!

It’s no secret, if you’ve been keeping up with me on social media, that this has been a hell of a year for me, and not in a good way. I’m just starting to feel like a human again, thanks to friends who have offered me support, understanding, prayers, healing and, when I needed it, […]

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Monday Message: (though officially it is Tuesday) To Hummus or not to Hummus

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I have a confession to make. Yesterday morning when I got up I had absolutely no idea what to write for today’s message. Usually, I go to sleep Sunday night with the post all written and scheduled for publication. But this Sunday, after a long drive to Connecticut and back, I was wiped. So the […]

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I’m FREE! You can be, too!

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A few months ago I took it into my head that I was tired of my style.  I had been straightening my hair since I was thirteen years old.  My hair was past my shoulders, but rather than feeling alive it was like having a dead animal around my neck.  It was the hair society […]

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