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Is Happiness an Option in the Midst of So Much Uncertainty?

Is happiness an option when there's so much to be sad about?

September 13, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Focus On Your Happiness? Why It’s a Loving Example for Your Kids

Those blissful moments of coming home with a newborn baby are…
September 9, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Getting Settled In: Eight Proactive Steps to Feeling Connected in a New Community

If someone has learned a thing or two about moving and getting…
September 3, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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Preparing For Empty Nest? See Six Strategies to Support You

I remember having dinner with a group of friends a few years…
August 31, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

My Favorite Find: Sweet Laurel Bakery

There is a very special bakery in our town and her name is Sweet…
August 30, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Exploring the Mystery – Verse One of the Tao Te Ching

(This post shares my personal thoughts of Verse One of the Tao…
August 24, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Surprising Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts of This Summer

I can't believe 1) we're this far into the summer, 2) this blog…
August 17, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

How to Be a Healthy Parent: Interesting Advice From My Therapist

A few weeks ago, I called my therapist, Ellen, desperate for…
August 15, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Nine Last Minute Things to Do This Summer – To Soak It All In!

Summer is flying by! Do you feel the rapid pace of…
August 12, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

On Mentoring Women: How Meghan Markle’s Birthday Wish Inspired Me

Did you hear about Meghan Markle's 40th birthday wish? She…
August 10, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Explore Tribeca NYC: Check Out This Vibrant Block I Stumbled Upon

I've always loved New York City.  So when the opportunity came…
August 5, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

How I See It: We Create Our Lives Moment to Moment

August 1, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Holding Space: What It Means, and How It Demands Our Presence

What does holding space even mean? According to John Kim LMFT,…
July 29, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
A Mother's Words

A Mother’s Words: How They Shape and Inspire Who You Become

Do you remember that famous scene from The Help where the nanny…
July 26, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Grandma Chris Sees Happiness, Peace, and Adventure From Behind the Wheel

Chris Petit-Luedeking has an extraordinarily positive outlook…
July 24, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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Marblehead, MA: One of My Favorite Seaside Towns in New England

Are you hoping to feel seaswept this summer? Look no further.…
July 22, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

See Five Thoughtful Questions to Help Overcome Resentment

Have you been in a situation where something happens to you,…
July 21, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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What’s Inside Grandma’s Book? The Generous Gift of Her Truth

Two weeks ago, my parents visited us for my mom's 70th birthday.…
July 15, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

How Do You Forgive and Let Go? Powerful Tips for Mind, Heart, and Spirit

How is it that sometimes we can easily brush off something that…
July 13, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Perfect Beach Bags and Hats? See Kate’s Stylish Recommendations

Kate's back with some stylish, fun, and (dare I say) practical…
July 11, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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Rethinking Priorities: How to Benefit From Surprising Insights of This Past Year

It seems like, within the blink of an eye, we're back living…
July 5, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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Living in the Moment – Or Trying To Anyway! (Lol)

June 30, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

What Do Moms Need to Have a Phenomenal Summer? Check Out This List

Summer is finally here, and it's time to think about what every…
June 27, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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How Does It Feel When You Connect With Someone Energetically? Inspired and Free

How do you know that you're connecting with someone energetically?…
June 22, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone

Want a Sense of Awe? See New England Flowers Paired With Uplifting Quotes

There's something magical about watching gardens come to life…
June 20, 2021/by Tricia Rose Stone
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ABOUT Tricia Rose Stone

“We can begin to look within and see our true beauty and extend that vision out to see the love and beauty in the world around us”

When my daughter was just three months old, and I was 30, an unexpected and painful divorce launched me onto a long path of healing and discovery.

Through therapy, intensive workshops, journaling, and meditation, I faced down difficult feelings – which, as I began to discover, weren’t all tethered to the divorce. I uncovered older emotions, long buried deep inside, waiting to be healed.

My journey into motherhood brought joy, adventure, and its own unique challenges. A turning point occurred when my daughter, who I raised as a single parent since infancy, turned 16 and opted to go live with her father.

The uncomfortable feelings surfaced again, and with them came questions like: Am I enough? Am I worthy? Am I capable?

In plumbing the doubts and the answers I found within, I realized I could reframe this experience as a gift. Our time apart offered a time of growth for both of us, and an opportunity for new connection as well.

This emboldened my belief in a loving universe that continually urges us to grow through our challenges, empowering us to become more fully who we are here to be. This initially painful experience ultimately helped free me from my old doubts.

My wish is to build a community that supports women to honor and celebrate their own unique paths, while recognizing how deeply connected we all are. Through “rose colored glasses” we can see the goodness and kindness within us, and then project our deepened sense of self-love outward. We can see a loving world that reflects back to us the truth – that we are loved, we belong, and we are worthy.

*Tricia and her husband are currently busy blending their family along both coasts, splitting time between Boston and Los Angeles. She has an 18 year old daughter and 3 adult stepdaughters.

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