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Just a Dog Walk

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in awareness, meditation, nature | 0 comments

  On a recent coaching call, we were talking about the times and places in our lives where we could literally pay more attention, slow down, be more present. One woman said that, often, when she’s walking her dogs, she’s doing it out of obligation and she just wants to get it done. She suggested she could slow down and enjoy the walk as much as they...

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Too Quiet To Think

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in awareness, creativity, meditation, paying attention, present moment, relaxation, spirituality | 3 comments

It’s too quiet to think! This is what so many of my clients tell me when I ask them to sit in stillness. They are uncomfortable. Fidgety. There is nothing to distract them from the silence. Even with all of the scattered thoughts running through their minds, it becomes too quiet to think. And this is exactly where I am hoping they get. Because...

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Sitting In Stillness Opens a Heart

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in awareness, breath, meditation, overwhelm, present moment, relieving stress, self-care | 5 comments

Life is funny sometimes. We tend to avoid what we need and want the most. And then circumstances happen and we are suddenly faced with exactly what we weren’t able to give to ourselves. Leaning into it, accepting it, can be a challenge. But when we are able to be grateful for the experience, magic can happen. Several weeks ago I tweaked my back...

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The Simple Art of Breathing

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in awareness, breath, meditation, paying attention, relaxation, relieving stress | 2 comments

We take about 28,000 breaths a day, inhaling and exhaling, bringing oxygen into our bodies, and releasing toxins and waste we don’t need. Most of us are shallow breathers. We breathe high into our chests, not deep into the lower lobes of our lungs. And yet breathing into our lower lobes activates the calming receptors that reside there. Breathing...

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Marketing Made Magical

Posted by on Jul 26, 2010 in awareness, creativity, law of attraction, magic, meditation, mindsets, outside the box | 2 comments

We all love when magic happens. Magic is effortless. Surprising. Bigger than our expectations. Yet how often are we willing to make room for magic to happen? I am finding that, when I am willing to let go and create some space (through breathing, being in nature, just being still) magic really does happen and, out of nowhere, a brilliant new idea appears....

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