Why Do You Want What You Want?

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.  ~ Rumi I am fascinated by the creation of things – books, paintings, bowls, family, health.  I’m not super attached to the what, but rather, the how.  I also have a dream of writing a… Read More

The Power of the Pause

We do an annual board meeting in our house.  We make strategies for business, process challenges, plan the calendar, set budgets and goals, and generally make sure we are on the same page.   Over time, it has evolved into one of my favorite events of the year.   I love setting aside 4 days to… Read More

Are You Tired of Being Tired?

I had a journaling prompt once to consider how my life will be summed up after I’m gone.  In just a few quick paragraphs, how will the entirety of Rosemary Clark be described?  The obvious point of the exercise is to identify what deeply matters to you. Let’s see…. The people I love and call… Read More

Do You Have a Love / Hate Relationship With Social Media?

I have my own heroes in the self help world.  I have followed and devoured the works of Marianne Williamson, Clarissa Pinkola-Estes, Oriah, Caroline Myss, and Robert Holden for years.  I haven’t chatted with them, they don’t know me, and yet, they have most definitely been some of the most influential people in my life. … Read More

You Can’t Cook a Turkey in 10 Minutes

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”   ~Zora Neale Hurston I have been accused of being a Polly Positive kind of person and my approach to 2017 was right in line with what you would expect.  At least that’s what it sounded like when I talked about it.  And I meant… Read More

New Beginnings

Hey there – it’s me….  I haven’t written here in a while.  I could give you all sorts of reasons why and, trust me, they are valid.  But the truth is, I haven’t been present for my blog. Believe it or not….  it’s a heart’s desire of mine to write.  I overcome ego and fear each… Read More

Pavlov’s Dogs and Bubble Baths

 There was a period in my life that I remember as being particularly difficult.  It was a transition time in my life and it was full of adjustments and change.  I was working a lot and my work schedule kept me in that impossible place between completely exhausted and so wired up I couldn’t wind… Read More

My Word for 2016 is….

  How’s it going with your New Year’s resolutions / intentions / desires?  If you are like most of us, it is already getting difficult to stay with the changes you wanted to make.  Change is always difficult – whether we decide to do it on New Year’s Eve or a random Tuesday in May.… Read More