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The I Of a Hurricane – Finding Calm In a Storm

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in awareness, breath, exercise, mindsets, personal growth, relaxation | 2 comments

So many people I talk with say they are living in a world of overwhelm. They have so much going on, so many things on their to do lists that they don’t know where to begin. Their lives are happening all around them and they have resigned themselves to the idea that this is just how life is going to be. But really, we get to choose. Imagine a...

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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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How to Connect in 5 Focused Minutes

Posted by on Jul 4, 2009 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For months, probably years, I have been wanting connection. Connection to others, to myself, to nature. Saying this, acknowledging this, becoming aware of this need is a wonderful first step. But I wanted more. I wanted a deeper connecting. As with everything, I had to begin with myself. Connection happens in the quiet moments when we are able to tune out...

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