603, 2005

TRAVEL THERAPY #1: Is Prozac the Answer???

By |March 6th, 2005|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #1 Is Prozac the Answer??? In my very first Travel Therapy session, I expose my perturbed state of mind just before I began to wander with any sense of regularity and purpose and ponder the question "Is Prozac the answer???". We all have to start somewhere, right?   "I have [...]

604, 2005

TRAVEL THERAPY #2: Goodbye Yesterday

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TRAVEL THERAPY #2 Goodbye Yesterday In this second Travel Therapy session, I share some of the realizations I had after wandering for 10 days around the tiny island of Cyprus and realize that I must say "Goodbye yesterday...".   "I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then." LEWIS CARROLL   Joining [...]

2805, 2006

TRAVEL THERAPY #3: Passion is Not a Dirty Word

By |May 28th, 2006|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #3 Passion is Not a Dirty Word In this third Travel Therapy session, I mull over my taste of passion after wandering for a couple of weeks in the Belize Rainforest and Reef and the Costa Rica Rainforest. My conclusion? Passion is NOT a dirty word!   "...above all, my beautiful, peculiar, translucent child [...]

908, 2006

TRAVEL THERAPY #4: Searching For My Tribe

By |August 9th, 2006|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #4 Searching For My Tribe In this fourth Travel Therapy session, I faced a harsh truth after wandering in the California Redwoods and Sequoia National Forest — I really needed to start searching for my tribe.   "Above all, be the heroine of your life. Not the victim." [...]

1509, 2006

TRAVEL THERAPY #5: Finding Your Tribe

By |September 15th, 2006|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

Travel Therapy #5 Finding Your Tribe In this fifth Travel Therapy session, I truly realize the importance of finding your tribe after my recent wander to Corsica with my French "family."   "You are truly home only when you find your tribe." SRIVIDYA SRINIVASAN   Effortless. That's how it feels to be with my French family. [...]

2509, 2006

TRAVEL THERAPY #6: Accepting Your Family

By |September 25th, 2006|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #6 Accepting Your Family In this sixth Travel Therapy session after wandering with my father to Poland in search of his family, I do some thinking about the importance of accepting your family.   "...if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter [...]

2007, 2007

TRAVEL THERAPY #7: Being a Mom is a Thankless Job

By |July 20th, 2007|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #7 Being a Mom is a Thankless Job Oh, boy...after our recent 3 week family vacation to Quebec and New York City, I'm fully convinced that being a mom is a thankless job and I am in serious need of a Travel Therapy session!   Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things [...]

2003, 2008

TRAVEL THERAPY #8: Discovering Myself in a Horse’s Mouth

By |March 20th, 2008|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #8 Discovering Myself in a Horse's Mouth I'm starting to look forward to my post-wander Travel Therapy sessions as much as my actual wanders. They're not always pleasant, but I'm realizing that avoiding all things unpleasant has stunted my growth over the past 40 years. After my recent family trip to Cabo San [...]

1008, 2008

TRAVEL THERAPY #9: Perfectly Imperfect

By |August 10th, 2008|Categories: Travel Therapy|Tags: |0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #9 Perfectly Imperfect You'd think after being pelted with rain for most of our two week family vacation, I'd need an intense travel therapy session. But, surprisingly—no, shockingly—my children looked through the rain and saw the beauty of Ireland and its people. The result was a perfectly imperfect (and hands down favorite) family [...]

1109, 2009

TRAVEL THERAPY #10: A Necessary Midlife Transition

By |September 11th, 2009|Categories: Travel Therapy|0 Comments

TRAVEL THERAPY #10 A Necessary Midlife Transition My recent solo trip to the North Shore of Kauai came about because of a desperate need for a break and enough solitary time to complete at least one of the thoughts that had been swirling through my mind for the past several months. I [...]