When the going gets tough….laugh


-+*Corny as it sounds, sometimes laughter really is the best medicine.  Scientific study has proven that it benefits the heart, and the immune system, by reducing the levels of cortisol, the stress hormone. Of course when bad things happen, there’s nothing to laugh about.  Although those are the times we need it most. I didn’t […]

comfort food from Mom

mom in floral dress

-+*This is my mom—who would be turning 84 today. Forever young and beautiful, she died of cancer at 41. I’m not writing about her today; but I’m thinking about her. And just now, as I posted my latest piece for Choose You, I realized in a way it’s a sweet salute—to one of the enduring […]