When Society Collides With a Global Pandemic

Dina McQueen Addiction, Conscious parenting, GirlieGirlArmy, Loving Yourself, Pandemic musings, Quarantine writing

In her 1988 New York Times bestselling book, When Society Becomes an Addict, the late author Dr. Anne Wilson Schaef compared western culture to “an active alcoholic.” I was 29 years old and in film school when I discovered this book. Even though I was still employed as the Production Editor of a travel magazine located off Market Street, I …

Dina McQueenWhen Society Collides With a Global Pandemic

The Power of : “I’m proud of you!”

Dina McQueen Alchemy, Choosing Happiness, Conscious parenting, Creating happines, Transcendence

It is January 16, 2015, and the kids in our district have had three full school days since December 21, 2014. With sub-freezing temps but no accumulated snow to play in, an artist husband, and me unemployed, that’s a lot of family togetherness. Freezing outside + no school + Mom, Dad, and child at home for 28 days … Om …

Dina McQueenThe Power of : “I’m proud of you!”