Celebrating Friendship and Connection on Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day.  What does that bring to mind for you?

Heart-shaped decorations? Roses? Chocolates?

For me it’s broader than decorations and date night.

It’s about hearts full of love and friendship.

Celebration and connection.

Loving your life and the people you have connected with.

Taking a moment to celebrate love in all its forms.

And taking care to  love yourself, too.

I love holidays, decorations and all the fun trappings of the day.

I love chocolate and other delicious food and drink.

But as a commitment to self-love and self-care this year I am trying to do what I need to do to get healthier while still celebrating friendship and connection.  Continue reading “Celebrating Friendship and Connection on Valentine’s Day”

Master the Magical 15 Minutes


Do you need:

  • A boost for your creative practice and confidence?
  • A spark for your creativity?
  • A tip for beginning to learn something new?
  • A trick for getting unstuck?
  • A method to postpone procrastination?
  • A tool to help your kids with learning something difficult?
  • A self-administered kick in the pants to just get on with a dreaded task?

Just last week Suzi Colpa and I were discussing these ideas with a group of women who attended our Tea and Tales event.     Continue reading “Master the Magical 15 Minutes”