Saudade, A Deep Longing

Saudade—I have a bad case of it. Wikipedia defines this Portuguese word as, “…a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. It often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never return.” Sigh. My saudade sighs are for England. In my mid-twenties I lived in … More Saudade, A Deep Longing

New Connections

What’s the point of connecting? With all our social media we can still feel—disconnected. Connecting is a process that happens inside out—it’s a result of who a person is and what they do. I have an absolute passion for encouraging women. It’s why I write. And why I’ve worked as a psychotherapist for decades. I … More New Connections