Monday 18th December 2017,
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Island Foods

Now comes the part I love – the foods of Hawaii. This is honestly my favorite kind of food. Everything is so fresh! You can go down to the harbor just north of Kona and buy fish right off the [...]

November 19, 2012 Hawaii, Places

Using the Four Steps

Last week, I had the opportunity to once again use these four steps for managing my fear. I was not thrilled to be in this situation, but I was enormously comforted to have a plan of action ready to help [...]

November 17, 2012 Managing Your Fear

The Volcano

By far the most amazing thing to see on the Big Island of Hawaii is the Kilauea Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Because it is constantly changing, you never know what you might witness when [...]

November 17, 2012 Hawaii, Places

Impressions of the Big Island 2012

  The moment I walked out onto the tarmac and felt the trade winds blowing through my hair, I began to relax in a way that I can never do at home. do at home. Suddenly all of my cares [...]

November 15, 2012 Hawaii, Places

Review of Managing Your Fear and Taking Care of Yourself

  Life has its “ups,” and we’re all happy for those times. but it also has its “downs,” and sometimes those down times are just plain scary. What should you do during those times? I’ve offered  four tools you can [...]

August 15, 2012 Managing Your Fear

“The Reckoning”

  Bill McKibben, head of, the organization I mentioned in the previous post, “Climate Change,” is a renowned American environmentalist author, journalist, and now the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College in Vermont. In 2010, the Boston Globe called [...]

August 15, 2012 Saving Our World

Climate Change

  Climatologists tell us that the earth’s climate was stable for 10,000 years of human development, but now temperatures are rising. David Roberts, policy writer for the blog Grist, at a TEDx conference at Evergreen State College,entitled “Climate Change is [...]

July 13, 2012 Saving Our World

Taking care of Yourself – part 4

    In the last three posts, I’ve talked about how you can take care of yourself during a stressful time in your life. I explained that I divided these aids into two categories:   THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR [...]

July 12, 2012 Managing Your Fear

Environmentalism in the 21st Century

Never before in the history of the world has taking care of the earth been more important. Climate change is upon us, but we, the inhabitants of the earth, have ignored these changes. Are we hoping they’ll go away, like [...]

July 2, 2012 Saving Our World

Taking Care of Yourself – part 3

  In the last post, I discussed two things you can do for yourself  when you are feeling afraid or anxious. The first, Meditation, is probably the most calming activity you can engage in. The other, enjoying Humor, is something [...]

June 15, 2012 Managing Your Fear