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

What Healthy People Have In Common

The strangest thing keeps happening. Like this. I have a friend who is in her 60s.  I know this sounds a bit cliche, but truly, she doesn’t look a day over 40.  Folks are amazed and when they find out how old she is. often exclaim  “No way”, they say, “what good genes you have!”.  She… Read More

Happiness is Waiting for You

  “Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.”  ~Hafez Have you seen the gratitude jar challenge?  This is where you write one thing a day to be grateful for and place it safely in a jar.  Then, at the end of the year, you pull… Read More

The Work IS the Joy

  Are the changes you want to make in your life exciting to participate in, or do you dread the effort?  What if I told you I think the process of change could be a remarkably empowering time in your life?  Even while doing the work… I recently told a story about how I often… Read More

A Little Lesson in Punctuation

I met a man one day who told me he was always depressed. I remarked on the beautiful blue sky that was showing up after days of gloomy rain. His response to me was, “Yes, it is beautiful, but it would be better if it were warmer”. Such a typical and understandable response from someone… Read More


I read a book once that spoke to the idea that we all have one word to say.  I remember thinking that was such an odd concept and who could ever figure out what theirs might be?  There were exercises to help identify your word – maybe it was rest ,or peace, or love.  None… Read More