Rest In _____ To Drive Away Unhappiness

Have you ever noticed that a part of living is not knowing? You may have an idea where something is going, but you never truly know where life is going to take you. If you think you know, seemingly, some cosmic joke sets you up to be disappointed. So, in light of...

Make Sure Control Is Not Controlling You

Have you ever noticed a desire to control the things in your life? Do you ever have a desire to control how others perceive you; what they think and say about you? What about a desire to control what other people do with their own lives? We typically want to control...

Pain As A Gift

Really? Have you ever considered the benefit of experiencing hardships? Some of my greatest shifts in consciousness have come through my greatest challenges in life: the death of my daughter Amy at 9 days old, ending an abusive marriage, letting go of people who...

What You Likely Haven’t Noticed About Awareness

Awaken. Can you feel the power within the invitation to awaken? Wake up and connect with your LIFE in awareness. In order to awaken, there is a requirement to align with and know the Love that you are. Without this understanding, it is not possible for you to...

Live The Way You Swim

Years ago, I taught summer swim lessons to 6 – 8 year old children. I enjoyed telling this buoyant class that, “The way we swim is the way we live, and the way we live is the way we swim.” I went on to explain that when we are afraid in life, we contract and we sink—...

Beginner’s Guide: Get Off The Crazy Train

You are cordially invited to be a Lover of Truth! What does that mean when there is a whole lot of CRAZY going on in the world? Can you accept this is a world of insanity? Wars between and within countries, organizations, and families are all reflections of the war...

How The SOB Failed To Communicate

Communication is such an important part of our lives. It is all about shared understanding, but to begin with we often start with mis-understanding. Communication leads us to conclusions in understanding ourselves, our world and each other. When communication fails,...

Being A Big Girl Might Require Saying “F” The Rules!

“Authenticity” is such a great word. I LOVE IT! Authentic is what we all strive to be. What I find interesting about authenticity is that as we “mature” into adults, we often make major moves to become inauthentic. Ironic, huh? Beginning in childhood we are taught...

Do You Need An Emotional Spring Cleaning?

Spring has sprung and my heart is happily celebrating. With spring breezes comes the invitation to do spring cleaning. I invite you to extend the invitation inward, past your physical house, to clean and lighten the load of any mental or emotional heaviness you may...

What Is Your Pain Telling You?

Life offers a full buffet of experiences, feelings, and interactions. In our humanity, we are drawn to things that make us feel good, yet life’s fullest expressions are found in the contrast. Good and bad, right and wrong, painful and pleasurable — it’s all life....

Qigong Can Make Your Life Better. Here’s How

1. It’s Simple and Empowering There are thousands of styles of qigong. I practice a style called Spring Forest, developed by Master Chunyi Lin. Spring Forest Qigong (SFQ) is a distillation of many qigong traditions into a simple, yet powerfully efficient set of...

How To Use Your Pain To Grow

Years ago a friend of mine, Kurt Geiger, lost his wife. That experience sent him spiraling into a painful journey of coming to know himself, and life, in ways he never thought possible. Recently, he sent me the following note and with his permission I am sharing it...