The Question: “Rori, I’m not sure how to move forward. I feel stuck. Like, emotionally or mentally stuck. I know what I need to be doing. I’m just not doing it. I feel like I’m moving along, but just very very slowly. I think this Quarantine thing has got me in a funk. I’m not…

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Self-Love is a mouthful. When you’re feeling crappy – it feels like a huge chasm to leap over just to get “okay” with yourself. We’ve all been there, and all we need is some Tool, to use within seconds to simply “Shift The View.” Embraceable Me is a simple concept – basically just hugging ourselves.…

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Here’s my favorite Holiday post….and happy everything to you… Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, many more traditions both religious and secular – all together, all at once the mere thought of it fills me with feelings of dread. Is it because I remember that winter in New York and how depressed that year was? Is…

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I came across this “term” in an article and wanted to jump off of it: “Emotional competency” is defined as: an individual’s ability to handle certain events and stresses on an emotional level. So – what the heck does THAT mean? Who gets to decide exactly HOW anyone “should” handle events and stresses? And yet…

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My mother was a fox. At 90, when she passed away two and a half weeks ago, she still looked like a foxy angel. In this picture, we were all on an ocean cruise to Hawaii when I was 13. Here we are coming into the dining room (this is when we all dressed for…

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The Question: Dear Rori,my name is Connie. I am 32yrs old and I am dating a 53yrs old man who is separated from his wife of 20yrs. They have two children. A boy and a girl of 20 and 17 yes respectively. We live in different countries. Things were fine,he came to visit me and…

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This is such a powerfully painful letter from Lydia, and just reading it, I feel such a painful pull into old feelings I’ve had in my life of simply…losing myself. To Lydia – this has nothing to do with this man, and all to do with your wanting to put so much of your energy…

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