Heeding our intuition vs. our ego frees us to experience joyful spontaneity — and vice versa — Spontaneity: carefree freedom from constraint synonym: abandon, ease, light heartedness, naturalness, unconstraint, uninhibitedness. I did something spontaneously this … [Read more...] about The Gifts of Spontaneity and Listening to Your Intuition
Self care sounds easy, but requires understanding, practice and awareness to become a lifelong practice — These days, we are inundated with tips and tools for self-growth. lf you're on the path of transformation, you'll notice that most of these helpful suggestions and … [Read more...] about How to Understand and Prioritize Your Self Care
Reclaim control over physical pain by understanding its connection to emotional fear and stress — A friend just texted me because her back has gone into acute spasms. She's in a lot of pain and afraid. I knew exactly what she was talking about, since only a few weeks ago I … [Read more...] about Eliminate Back Pain and Other Ailments By Eliminating Fear & Stress
Finding gratitude for the whole of life, the bitter and the sweet, the suffering and good fortune — I am grateful every day. I am lucky to live with a husband I adore and our sweet dog in the Catskill Mountains of NY. I have family who loves me, the best friends, and I get to … [Read more...] about Tenderly Holding the Bitter & Sweet: Finding Gratitude Within Life’s Beauty and Pain
After a lifetime of seeking meaning and conscious connection, I know my home is in my heart ________________________________ If I look back at the trajectory of my path, I can see how my steps led me to where I am today. I am approaching a milestone in my life. I will turn … [Read more...] about What We Seek | A Lifelong Journey Uncovers a Basic Truth
One woman's 14-month effort to free herself from anti-depressant medication ______________________________________ Today I was in the middle of my morning practice of breath work followed by meditation and my mind was wandering all over the place as it is wont to … [Read more...] about My Return to Medication for Depression and Anxiety Disorder
How do we move beyond divisiveness, find our common humanness and listen without judgment in the current climate of 'us vs. them'? ______________________________ So here we are, post presidential election, November 2016. Half of our country is celebrating the results, the other … [Read more...] about Community Co-Listening: Can We Listen Without Judgment?