Author Archives: Jeanne Teleia

Be Like Your Dog: Play, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

I’m missing deadlines some weeks and months lately-like this column that I didn’t get finished in time for the new years.  Many of us are tired for reasons that have nothing to do with being ill but facing our ‘surge … Continue reading

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The Three Words Everyone Needs

Many of us are holding on by our fingernails at the end of this year so I wanted to offer you something simple that will help put the ground beneath your feet again anytime you feel wobbly or like the … Continue reading

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This Is Why You Feel Awful

Ever heard of ‘surge capacity’?  Surge capacity (coined by  Ann Masten, PhD, a psychologist and professor of child development at the University of Minnesota) is a collection of adaptive systems — mental and physical — that humans draw on for … Continue reading

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Are You Tired Yet?

People are just worn out.  Most humans in the modern world have been found to be chronically sleep deprived.  Even small amounts of sleep deprivation or a sleep deficit is linked to weight gain, foggy thinking, poor concentration, coordination mistakes, … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass

I heard a story recently about the fabled King Solomon.  He had a boastful solider who announced that he could find anything that the King required, anywhere on earth.  The King decided that the solider needed more humility so he … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Vulnerability

Recently I heard a story that reminded me how important it is to allow yourself to be vulnerable.  What?!  That sounds like bad advice on the face of it and it IS important to know when to have proper boundaries.  … Continue reading

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What If We Stopped Calling Each Other ‘Stupid’?

One thing I have noticed people doing especially on social media is creating a lot of distance and disconnection by chronically referring to anyone that doesn’t believe as we do ‘stupid’.  I have caught myself doing this too. ‘They’ are … Continue reading

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Enjoying the J.O.M.O.

You may have heard of F.O.M.O. or the Fear Of Missing Out or seen the column I wrote about it a while back.  Recently during the lockdown, someone coined a new term—J.O.M.O. or the Joy Of Missing Out.  I can … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2020!

50th anniversary of Earth Day. What will YOU do to make this planet and its inhabitants a better place? How will this help YOU too? Continue reading

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The Four Candles

What do you do when FEAR is all around or your peace, love and faith feel threatened? Continue reading

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