I watched a recent remote broadcast from Abraham-Hicks, giving a talk about the current situation that the whole world is dealing with. As always, they gave pure, elegant advise on a number of the issues arising from all of this. One gem that stood out enough for me to quickly jot down was, "When you … Continue reading Solutions
Louise Hay was a wonderful author and teacher. One of my favorite books of hers, You Can Heal Your Life, has this ingenious index, where she lists common ailments you may suffer from, along with the underlying emotional cause of each particular "dis-ease." And then she offers a new thought pattern to practice and encourage … Continue reading Listen and Tune in.
In a recent interview regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, and the emotions that pop up due to our stay-at-home response, acclaimed author Glennon Doyle said that "One of the reasons we all want to get online and do something right now is because we want to get away." We've been so programmed to believe that we … Continue reading Being
My absolute favorite moment of the day, is when I first wake up and realize that I'm awake! It feels like a light switch is turned on, and I'm surged with electricity. The first thought that pops into my head is Thank You-for my life, and then I get so excited at the thought of … Continue reading I’m awake!
I've struggled with wanting to control everything around me, thinking that way I could guarantee my happiness. But that has only just brought on more anxiety. It's impossible to anticipate and control every little thing in the world around you. Especially when dealing with a world changing global pandemic. Wayne Dyer said "You cannot always … Continue reading What goes on inside
Wayne Dyer had a great teaching, saying "When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out - because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside." Life is different right now, to put it lightly. And with all of these fast and unnerving changes, we are being squeezed. What … Continue reading The squeeze
The answer is love. You could get angry for all kinds of reasons. You can get fed up. You can prove how wrong the other side is. Or you can focus on love. Simply focus on what you can love. One way is about contraction, resistance, and darkness, which is a health-killer. The other is … Continue reading The Best Defense
Young or old, rich or poor, famous or not... this COVID-19 pandemic affects us all. No matter what our unique story is, it's touched each one of us. Every part of the globe has been impacted. And there's a lot of fear, frustration and uncertainty running throughout all of humanity at the moment. Still, I'm … Continue reading Humanity
A bright spot during this uneasy time of social distancing / self quarantines, and one of my favorite things to see, are the pets that seem overjoyed to have their fitness people around all day filming at-home workouts. These cute doggies and cats can't help but participate as their person is all over their turf, … Continue reading Their turf
I am so grateful for the wave of mindful practices people are employing in reaction to this pandemic. Washing our hands regularly. Being mindful of what we touch and where we go. Covering our mouths when we sneeze and cough. Paying attention to how we feel. Being aware of how fragile our elder community is. Heck, … Continue reading Mindfulness
My hero, Fred Rogers, would share this wisdom his mother gave to him as a boy whenever he saw scary things in the news. She would say, "Look for the helpers, you will always find people who are helping." He summed it up as, "If you look for the helpers, you'll know that there is … Continue reading Look For the Helpers
I'm fortunate enough to be able to vote by mail. But this week I decided to go drop off my mail-in ballot at the local voting booth, so it could get counted sooner than if I dropped it in the mailbox. That was the plan, anyway. For some reason I hemmed and hawed all day, … Continue reading Space to Become Aware