About Me…

Having a deeper understanding of yourself makes life more meaningful.

The question is, how does one do this in the midst of twenty-first century living? Over fifteen years ago I began studying psychoanalytic theory, practicing Buddhist meditation, and incorporating creative contemplative time into my life. My writing shares how the integration of theory, practice and creative time enriches our lives.

From the Blog

If you look closely at the screenshot above, you may be able to spot Trish McBride in New Zealand. Also, you might see my writer friends in Itay, CA, MN, NJ, IA, & MO. And you may spy my long-time friends from TN & IA. Plus, […]
Each day 10-10 gets a little closer. My book will officially be published and I will be 75 years old. I am no longer surprised that sometimes, the next thought is: My mother died when she was 75 and her death occurred on my birthday, twenty-four […]
When I opened the email from Jennifer Louden (pictured above) that contained the words she penned after reading Fear, Folly & Freud, I almost felt invincible. Here’s what she wrote: “Nicola is an alchemist, a magician, a sage. She has taken a decade of her Freudian […]

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