My small windowless office frequently made me feel as though the days would never end. Fortunately, I didn’t have to spend too much time in there. I worked on both the inpatient and outpatient units. This allowed me to spend a good amount of time […]
It was pretty epic as far as break ups go. We had jumped into the relationship with both feet and never left any time for healing. His marriage had ended a few years earlier. Mine a few months before. So it shouldn’t have been a […]
One year earlier, I packed up all my belongings, sold my house and moved across the country to study landscape architecture. It may have seemed somewhat foolhardy, but my interest in healing landscapes drew me to it. Although I decided not to complete the three […]
It was Saturday night. My heart started racing as I realized that tomorrow was Sunday. The more I thought about it the more difficult it became to breathe. Panic started to rise up so I went out on my patio and watched the sunset. As […]
The idea of driving across the country to visit my older sister in New Jersey had seemed like a great idea at the time. My younger sister and I loaded up my car and started the journey excitedly. We left the desert southwest and drove […]
I stood staring in horror and shock. ‘What happened to my jalapeno peppers?!’ I asked in disbelief. The leaves were missing from the plant and it appeared as though someone had taken a bite out of each pepper. I looked over at my two dogs […]
It seemed as though all the time and effort I had put into healing over the past few years had just gone to waste. Feelings of depression, anxiety and low self-worth began to resurface. But I immediately knew the solution, nature.
My boss’s words, ‘your hours will be cut in half,’ were not a surprise to me but it seemed that I had been caught in a flurry of bad news lately. I quickly processed her words without showing any emotion.