It All Starts With Coffee…

Getting up in the not-so-sunny south of France during the winter might not be as challenging as it is in Antarctica, but it has its inconveniences. Especially, if you have a hungry horde, or more specifically, a hungry herd, traipsing through the mud, making as much noise as possible, from sunrise every morning. I had …

The Greatest Gift You Can Give This Christmas

You know the feeling. You have finally come to your wits’ end. Because of the pandemic, your financial situation is dire, so you pick up the phone and ring your best friend. Or your mother. Or your sister. Or your therapist. From the word go, as you are trying to share your ever-escalating fear and …

Slow Tourism in the south of France

Five years ago, early one morning, I received an e-mail from a potential retreat guest. She was interested in coming to my new Christmas/New Year's retreat here in the south of France. “Do you support Slow Tourism?” she wanted to know. Slow tourism? What that supposed to be? According to Wikipedia Slow Travel and Tourism …

Surviving the Second Lockdown: Stress management Coaching Online

To celebrate the launch of my new StressLess during Lockdown Online Coaching Program, designed to help people not only survive but thrive during and after lockdown, I have made a list of the best Stress Quotes that I could find: “Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it." - Lily …