We are living in a time like no other time in our life span. At least here in the USA. The certainly, choice, and control we took for granted are no longer ours. We now have to live, at least for a season, more similar to our brothers and sisters in parts of the world [Read more…]
DUTY Vs. DESIRE
Does your life feel defined by all that you have to do every day? Confined by your to-do list that is expanding at the same rate as the universe? Do you have trouble getting up in the morning because life feels like a never ending merry-go-round from hell you cannot get off? Do you find [Read more…]
Silence & Stillness will not kill you!
Can you think of things you would rather do than be Silent and Still? I sure can. But I discovered a doorway on my journey toward rejecting the power of Momentum and Adrenaline in favor of a better paced and disciplined life. This doorway is the state of being Silent and Still. So I have [Read more…]
Mindfulness & God? A blog just for my friends at Eastlake Church
Hello my friends at East Lake Church. I am so grateful I have gotten to meet so many of you over the past few years. So today I am writing a blog JUST for all of you. If you have attended any of my workshops/events you know my main message. Befriend your body, understand how [Read more…]
BLOG 51- Love & Anxiety: Tips for tough situations!
Do you ever experience situations cropping up that you just don’t want to deal with? Situations that feel overwhelming and too much to handle? I would guess everyone knows what I mean because periodically having to deal with difficult situations is a part of being human. But that doesn’t mean we enjoy the process. Is [Read more…]
BLOG 50- What a 13th century poet knew about Love & Anxiety.
Today I would like to share a poem written by Rumi a 13th century Sufi mystic in love with God and life. Let these words wash your soul and heart and notice your bodily response. Reckless love is not afraid to explode while reason seeks profit. as love suffers, she remains steadfast, solid & strong [Read more…]
#49: Happy New year, goals vs. intentions!
Hello readers, Happy 2017! I am grateful for another year! Like many people, I have spent some time this past week reflecting on 2016. While reflecting, here are a few things I noticed that helped 2016 feel like a great year. I experienced lots of professional growth, including; stronger client skills, supporting the development of [Read more…]
#48 Love & Anxiety: Election Hangover Blues
This has been a tough year and a difficult election season. I think I speak for many of my fellow Americans when I say we are tired of the nasty, mean spirited smear campaigns that have been a hallmark of American politics for quite a few decades. We long for an atmosphere where groups of [Read more…]
Love & Anxiety # 47: Lost in a Strange Land!
Hello Friends. I have desired to blog the past 2 months but life keeps reminding me that I only have time and space for a FEW priorities. Luckily, since I love to travel, October’s priority was traveling overseas to present some educational workshops, one which was in Italy! In a previous blog I shared that [Read more…]
Blog 46: Love & Anxiety-What lights you up?
What absolutely lights you up inside? By “lights you up”, I mean, fills you with passion, joy, and enthusiasm for more of this thing/person/situation. Do you know the answers to these questions? We can be lit up by an inherently positive experience, such as collecting old cars, creating art, cooking for others, traveling, writing, sports, [Read more…]