Stop, Drop, and Howl

Sometimes it makes sense to freak out a little It’s good to be calm. Just not right now I am a big proponent of practicing mindfulness, cultivating equanimity, and approaching Continue Reading →

Do You Suffer From Climate-Change-Related Phobia?

I can’t be the only one . . . I’ve been focusing on gratitude this month, in both my writing and my life.  It’s November, my favorite month of the year Continue Reading →

Change Your Focus, Change Your World

What you pay attention to forms your experience. For this month, I’ve set myself a challenge I’m calling Radical Gratitude: to discover something that sparks my joy (‘scuse me, Marie Continue Reading →

Why Your Happiness Matters to Me

So the world is going to hell in a handbasket right this very minute. According to the Council on Foreign Relations’ Global Conflict Tracker, there are 26 armed conflicts currently Continue Reading →