Loose leashes–Who’s walking whom?

I watch my dogs. They throw themselves into everything they do; even their sleeping is wholehearted. They aren’t waiting for a better tomorrow or looking back at their glory days.

Abigail Thomas, A Three Dog Life

As the dark pall of the Corona Virus continues, forcing us into isolation, uncertainty, and fear, I am continuing to pursue and to share methods of self-care. In this post, I talk about how to turn a mundane dog walk into an oasis of mindful calm.

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Welcome

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May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.–

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

My team and I are glad you dropped in!

As the coronavirus continues to spread, we are all seeking paths to mental and physical wellness. The isolation, fear, and despair of mental health conditions are no stranger to me.

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Out Of the Abyss

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(A story of healing and hope)

The opposite of depression is not happiness; it is vitality

Andrew Solomon

One of the main themes of Light at Sea is that healing and hope grow when we talk openly about mental health and addiction, so I thought I’d start by telling my own story.

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