I just read this article about My-Linh Le’s path to healing. A child of Vietnamese immigrants, Le grew up in a stressful environment borne of her parents’ trauma from before she was even born. Trauma can be passed down in the genes, and coupled with parental behavior influenced by that trauma affects children causing stress […]
Each week I receive Soul Pancake‘s uplifting and creative newsletter – this week’s issue shared a 2016 invitation to to get in touch with someone before it’s too late. The YouTube video speaks for itself. What a beautiful way to invite joy into someone’s life as well as your own. And if you’ve lost touch, […]
Mrs. Fine was my fifth grade teacher. She expected nothing but perfection in her students. She was wise, kind, and approved of humor but not corniness. To give you an example of the standard to which she taught, our Halloween production was a choreographed production of la Danse Macabre written in 1874 by the French […]
My postcards arrived today! So far I have generous offers from Western Australia to Seattle, Washington, USA, from friends, colleagues and associates to help spread the word about this project. Want to be a part of it? Just let me know by replying to this post if you know of a local venue – be […]
Bella in Fall What I Never Told You is a project about second chances. It’s about having your say, expressing love, gratitude or sorrow by writing a letter to someone you missed the chance of saying something to. Getting things off your chest is a healing thing. Recently I wrote two letters myself. I wrote […]
For years studies have shown the negative health consequences of repressing emotional upset. The notion of keeping a stiff upper lip at all times and/or glossing over details that seem too difficult to address can wreak havoc with not only mental but also physical health. Sometimes emotions resulting from events are buried so deeply that […]
I’m picking up this project after a while away. A wise person recently reminded me that there is a season for everything – so now is the season to pick up where I left off with this project and I hope you will not only follow along, but also participate. I’ve been a letter writer […]
I got this the other week…in my haste I tossed it into my tote bag and brought it in the house – and forgot where I had put it. Isn’t it pretty? Thank you, France! Thank you France!
Here are the latest two additions to the WINTY collection. Have you started your letter yet?