Something For Everybody
Just The Facts Ma’am
I am a single 60ish woman.
Mother of three adult children
Nana of one 12 going on 16 grandchild.
Dog Ma to the amazing no-eye Yorkie Sparky.
I wear many hats.
*Therapeutic Yoga Teacher
*Practicing Zen Buddhist
°Audio book addict
… and so it goes. This doesn’t tell you who I am, it just tells you what I do.
My Nana, My Lifeline
Through the emotional years, particularly after Mom’s death by suicide, when I seemed to live from a place of never-ending heartbreak, my Nana said to me one time, “Don’t ever lose your kind heart.” Her wisdom has always pointed me to the understanding that deep sorrow, joyful gratitude and all emotions in between come from the same place.
Author Archives: Tommi
In Memory of Sparky November 27, 2007 – December 28, 2019 The loss of a loved one, human or pet can be devastating. That being who once occupied real space and time in our lives has gone leaving us with … Continue reading
Well, I have promised for a while that new information about me would appear here. It didn’t appear magically, I have had to make an effort. For me, like many in our new CoVid world, I have struggled and suffered … Continue reading
Positive; powerful. Life affirming; life changing. Some of the words that describe hypnotherapy. Find out for yourself! Let’s talk. Email me to book your free session to appreciate the vast potential of hypnotherapy. Tommi@heartsdiscovery.ca Heart to Heart Help!
How do we respond when we’ve missed the mark? When saying or doing something has impacted another in a way that was not intended. We may have acted out of anger or maybe just offered unwanted advice or misunderstood a … Continue reading
Summer time blues? The weather is greyish, rainy. The upside is that after a dryish spring where we live is thirsty. Very parched. The downside is that summer activities may be curtailed or cancelled. What we were expecting to happen … Continue reading
Muddling through the DSM freshly released iteration, 5, I looked at the definition of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. From my humble, un-allopathic (sic) educated perspective but from that of someone who struggles with the persistence of anxiety reading it made me … Continue reading
Super Being I am not. When I didn’t listen to my body’s gentle whispering that I ought to slow down, it started poking me. Wake up! You’re over doing it. You’re off balance. The louder it got, the more I … Continue reading
Zen and the Mindful Art of Cycling Caveat: This moment is the most important moment of your life. Assume that no one on the road, beside the road and in the crosswalks sees you. Be as respectful to others on … Continue reading
I’m beginning slowly to realize that a lot of what we do in life is Troubleshoot. (In the spirit of Dr. Seuss and A. A. Milne, I will capitalize the first letter of the Important Things.) When things are running smoothly, we … Continue reading
Sparky’s just lazing around. Click on him to fetch A Bit About Me!