Motivation for Daily Exercise

I’ve had neck and back pain for more than 20 years. Massages help but have never fully alleviated the pain. A head-on car crash, a roller blading accident, plus several spills skiing and snowboarding were significant contributors over the years. After experiencing intense knee pain a few weeks ago, seemingly out of nowhere, I went to see a physician. The first visit…


Honoring Father’s Day & Juneteenth

It’s both Father’s Day and Juneteenth today. With my Dad, Grandpa, and Pop no longer physically with us, it’s tempting to avoid thinking about today as Father’s Day, recognizing the importance of honoring fathers, and avoid the emotions of sadness and grief that still linger ever so quietly in the background most days. I suspect they would…


Hello 2022!

Happy New Year! 2022 is here and I surely appreciate the reset that a new year brings. I tend to see each year as a marker, almost like bookends within which we have a constellation of memories. In this way, time offers us a virtual filing system for our lived experiences. I can look back […]


Exceptional Living

Exceptional living is love, joy, peace, happiness, and fulfillment in all aspects of life and how we live each day. Exceptional living is loving ourselves fully and completely.
Exceptional living is having deeply profound mutually loving, supportive connections with others. Exceptional living is navigating all of life’s steps and stages with…