Winter Comforts

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Hygge, Seasonal Reflections, Spirituality3 Comments

Winter has taken hold here in Utah. The searing cold (and often grey) days may create or mirror an inner state of malaise in our psyche. A Challenge of Sorts Instead of fighting our urge to slow down, to sleep a bit more, to watch that Netflix series, to play games, to cocoon–I offer an invitation to truly BE with … Read More

An Alternative Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Seasonal Reflections, Spirituality2 Comments

Photo by Scott Tallman Happy January! Can you believe it is 2019? January seems to be a natural month for reflection as our schedules calm down a bit from the hustle and bustle that so often accompany the holiday season. Winter settles in with cold temperatures and darkness. We may feel a natural desire to slow down. Sleep more. Recover. I am … Read More

Podcast Love

Margi DehlinGrief, Health & Wellness, Relationships, Spirituality5 Comments

One of my favorite ways to enhance any activity is to listen to a podcast. Do you have podcasts you love? I find that I am drawn to podcasts for a variety of reasons. A few might be… to learn and grow to feel inspired to feel connected I thought I would share a few of my favorites lately. Are … Read More

What Is Your Losing Strategy in Your Relationships?

Margi DehlinRelationships, Spirituality2 Comments

Photo by Maya Dehlin I read a book recently called The New Rules of Marriage by Terrence Real. Terrence Real is a family therapist and the author of various books on relationships. The New Rules of Marriage book is (in my humble opinion) a solid attempt at looking at marriage through a modern lens. Our world and our relationships differ dramatically … Read More

Resonance

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Parenting, Spirituality3 Comments

As someone who genuinely derives pleasure from building a life filled with meaning and joy–I actively seek out activities or interests that I love engaging in.  Do you do this too? This process of discovery–of noticing what I genuinely connect to can act as a map of sorts.  I find that over time I have accrued the resources and data … Read More

Broken Open

Margi DehlinFaith Transition, Grief, Parenting, Relationships, Spirituality7 Comments

In this episode Margi Dehlin shares an essay she recently wrote dealing with heartbreak, resilience, and intimacy entitled “Broken Open.” The text of the poem is available below. Broken Open, by Margi Dehlin Louise Erdrich wrote in The Painted Drum, “Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you … Read More