Posts Tagged ‘Memorable Holidays’

Mother’s Day: Yoko Ono Inspires the Creation of a “Mothering Tree”

A UNIQUE MOTHER’S DAY TRIBUTE We send cards and flowers. We gather the family and take her to lunch or on a picnic. We remember our mother‚Äôs in many ways. Thanks to a few women artists in Marin County, California, our community is participating in a new, meaningful way of expressing sentiments to our moms. […]

International Women’s Day March 8, 2012: The History and Power of Unity for Women

Women are Celebrated and Empowered All Over the World on March 8, 2012 The video below says it all. I am so glad that I made the time to hear the whole thing. I hope you will too. Moving, informative, beautiful! It demonstrates the power of women gathering in support of one another. How did […]

Tribute to a 9/11 Hero: His Joy, Courage, Resilience, and Service

A 9-11 Memorial to a True American Hero 10 Years Later A chance encounter in a Greenwich Village restaurant in August, 2001 altered the course of my life and work. My friend, Pam, introduced me to her friends—Nicole and Frank DeMartini— who were seated at a nearby table. It’s difficult to explain how it was […]

Happy Mother’s Day: Celebrating With Gratitude, Love and Memories

Honoring and Remembering Our Mothers ** “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” ~Honor√© de Balzac As I write this, I am looking at a photo of my mother, Bertie, whose smile lit up the world. She brought a […]

Love and Peace to Sisters Around the World: 100 Years of International Women’s Day!

My Vision, Hope and Prayer: Power, Peace, Freedom and Happiness¬† for All Women! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let’s pause right now, close our eyes and send a beam of love to the hearts of all women everywhere–especially to our sisters who struggle most with inequality, poverty and violence. See your love and compassion surrounding all women, everywhere— all […]

International Women’s Day: Progressive Equality and Rights for Sisters Worldwide

100 Years of¬† Advances in Women’s Rights and Equality: A Tradition of Global Celebrations… Did you know: Next¬† Tuesday, March 8, is the Centenary Year of International Women’s Day? It is a day, celebrated around the world, for the economic, political and social accomplishments of women throughout history, while reminding us of inequalities that remain […]

MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION: IMAGINE AN INSPIRING 2011

A POST-HOLIDAY STRESS CURE: POETRY, IMAGINATION,¬†AND HOPE¬† First, a poem¬†written in 1513 that¬†still inspires! I salute you.¬† I am your friend, and my love for you goes deep.¬† There is nothing I can give you which you have not.¬† But there is much, very much, that, while I cannot give it, you can take.¬† No […]

WINTER SOLSTICE “RETREAT”: MUSIC, MEDITATION AND NATURE!

WINTER SOLSTICE MEDITATION: Nature, Music and the Promise of Spring >>>SUBSCRIBE NOW: Inspiration and Information for Women 50+<<<

STRESS-FREE HOLIDAYS:WINTER SOLSTICE TIPS

¬† “Good¬†Medicine”¬†for¬†Holiday Stress and DepressionI¬† wish you a joyful Winter Solstice Celebration–an antidote to holiday blahs! Tuesday, December 21st is the shortest day and the longest night of the year– a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the themes of this season and their relevance in your life.Winter Solstice is a time to celebrate a rebirth […]

HOLIDAY STRESS AND DEPRESSION: HOW TO MAINTAIN JOY THIS SEASON

Coping with Holiday Stress While the holidays can provide wonderful opportunities for family bonding, festive celebration, and expressing gratitude, they can also be a source of stress and depression. The holiday blues often creep up as a result of unrealistic expectations, financial hardship, commercialization, family issues, and overall exhaustion. What can we do to fend […]

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