Dating the Mentally Ill

Mama always told me, when I was a teenager, “They’re best to you while they’re courting you.” It was a warning against all men, but she didn’t mean it as a misandrist attack.  She’d had…

What I Learned from #100HappyDays

My friends convinced me to share their #100happydays or #100daysofhappiness with them, but somewhere along the way, they’ve let it drop.  Too much a chore, I suppose.  Or not enough happiness. Or too much crap…

How to Survive the Worst Year of Your Life

  “How do I survive the worst year of my life?” a young friend asked, around two months after a bad breakup. She wanted to know because it appeared to her that I’d one day…

How an Energy Signature Is Like a Scent

Many years ago, I had a boyfriend who wore Polo cologne.   I think it’s still around but certainly not as trendy or sexy as it was in those days, but maybe that’s mainly because he…

Everybody Talks about Manifesting

  Yeah, everybody talks about manifesting, but who’s actually doing it? I’m acquainted with a great number of people who adhere to the Law of Attraction, earnest prayer, and/or magick to bring things into their lives that…

Lorna’s Personal Guidelines for Work, Life, and Love

I have a series of  personal guidelines I follow in both my professional and personal lives. They make all the difference in my satisfaction level at work and my happiness level at home. Here are…

Manifesting Needs vs Wants

I was trained from an early age by Christian parents and Southern culture to be more than satisfied with having my needs met.  With having the bare minimum.  With having “enough.”    And to have…

Ask an Empath: Are Empaths Psychic Vampires?

  Question:  Are psychic vampires and empaths the same thing? No.  Emotions are at play for both, but in a very different way. A psychic vampire is someone who feeds off the energy of others….

Prophecy in the Playlist: Beware the Mixtape

I know this sounds bizarre but…. Oh, if only I had a dollar for every time a friend of mine heard me say that. If I want to gauge the near future, it turns out…