We’re on a trip to California for our December birthdays and wedding anniversary and I couldn’t imagine a more mindful place to be. Nature everywhere we look. Luminous moonlight. Dancing campfire. Fresh ocean air. Water as far as the eye can see. Sunshine in every nook. 100 year old fig trees. Just outside our hotel... Continue Reading →
Our left brain lives in the past and the future. Our right brain lives in the here and now. One scrambles for solutions to problem after problem. The other sinks into the present moment, trusting all is well. Which side of the brain will you live on today? I choose my right brain. Right here.... Continue Reading →
This post was inspired by a stressful situation that I couldn't let go of, long beyond its solution. No matter how hard I tried. Day in day out. The worry would reappear. Then someone close to me suggested "I shed the stress". And a lightbulb went off. Each time the repetitive thought appeared, I imagined... Continue Reading →
Bring yourself back to the present moment. One long deep breath at a time. Herein lies the peace you've been searching for. All day long. Related Post: Just Breathe.
Stop expecting others to validate what you hear (see and feel). The music is not "out there". The music is in you. A beautiful melody that only you can hear. Listen. Be still. Take a long deep breath. Fear not who you are. Fear not what you hear. You are the symphony. Trust the music that... Continue Reading →
FEAR ->Forget Everything And Run. Each time we feel threatened (threat is the fundamental definition of stress) our first instinct is to "fight or flight". PUFF UP or Shrink. This perpetual "fight or flight" response loop eventually creates a host of secondary problems, above and beyond, the original stressor (or oppressor). It does not matter how we... Continue Reading →
Miracles are everywhere. The only catch is that we have to "be here now" to notice them. Gratitude speeds their discovery.💫 What are you grateful for? Right here. Right now. In this moment - I am grateful for this hot cup of coffee. And for this delicious lunch. I am grateful for Tim Horton's camp day. I... Continue Reading →
Nowhere else to be. That moment in the day when you realize "you've arrived". And the most interesting part is that you haven't gone anywhere. Instead, you finally come home to the present moment. The here and now. The sweet spot. No where else to be. But here and now. Right Here. Right Now. This... Continue Reading →