Tag: wellbeing

A Bit of Chaos is Home

Thank goodness for kids and pets

A New Lease

Four years ago, I moved to Oklahoma. I had sold my home in Idaho a few months earlier and spent two months on the road touring the south, looking for my next place to live. Oklahoma was not even a remote possibility. That spring,… Continue Reading “A New Lease”

Creatures of Comfort

Change happens and it often comes with some discomfort.

Chosen Family and 9 Words for Love

Perhaps family has more to do with feelings than with legalities or blood.

Be Gentle, Be Honest, Be Kind

The more honest we are with ourselves, the more honest we can be with others. Compassion and kindness starts here.

I am Not Okay

Enough. Things are not okay.
(Photo by Lucas Metz)

Love Your Mother

This year and moving forward, what are you doing to show our Mother that you love her?

Spring Cleaning & A Happy Home

Push past the winter blahs with these ideas for enjoying the little things and creating a home that makes you happy.

When Your Face Feels Like Home

I spent most of my life not feeling comfortable with how I look. The currently popular #10YearChallenge is helping me appreciate my face and find a sense of home in it.

Home is Inside You

Over the years, when I talk about my work researching the psychology of home, inevitably someone will say, “Home is inside you.” Yes, I smile. This is true. It took many years for me to experience this truth. One can know something intellectually but… Continue Reading “Home is Inside You”

December

Even with glittering lights, decorations, and cookies, this month can be tough for many of us.

Tethered Hearts

To be tethered is to have roots.
To be tethered is to know home.

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