Schadenfreude, Full Circle

  Long ago and faraway–or at least what seems like long ago and faraway–someone cheated me out of something very precious to me.  There were lies told to me and threats made against me. “Let…

Those Things I Do to Be Healthy and Productive (Part 2)

Continued from previous post I start winding down around 9 PM, with plans to be in bed and falling asleep at 10PM.  In other words, I start thinking about my sleep and the next day’s…

Those Things I Do to Be Healthy and Productive (Part I)

My hairdresser suggested I write this for you.  Really. Every time I see her–which isn’t nearly enough–she wants to know how my bio-hacking and health experimentation is going in my never-ending search for the right…

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…