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…]
Category: Life Changes
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…]
How I Became a Body Whisperer!
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…]
Blog 40: Anger & Anxiety- Part 1
In today’s blog we will discuss Anger and Anxiety. Anger is an important emotion experienced by humans of every world culture. However, this strong feeling/emotion is often a tricky feeling to experience and to navigate healthily. We have all seen Anger expressed in unhealthy ways (just watch most action adventure movies) and for this reason [Read more…]
#39: Love & Anxiety-Contentment at Christmas?
I have read lots of blogs, books and articles raving about the importance of mindfulness in order to live in a peaceful mind and body, and I agree 100%! But what I would love to read or hear more about is another “state” or attitude, that of Contentment. Contentment is related to mindfulness but is [Read more…]
#37 Love & Anxiety: The loss of love & other things.
This past week I’ve been aware of feeling some sadness. A dear friend of mine had come to stay here in Coronado for the whole summer instead of traveling back and forth each weekend from AZ. It was such a treasure to have so much juicy time with someone I loved dearly. Healthy friendships are [Read more…]
Blog 28: Love & Anxiety, New Associations. Part 1
This past week I got to experience a unique event, a “paddle out” for wonderful Lorton Mitchell. A man in his prime, taken from his family by cancer while he was still so young. For those trapped in the ocean-less midwest, a paddle out is a surfing tradition from Hawaii. When a surfer dies, the [Read more…]