They May FEEL Totally New, but Beginnings are Organic

The new and the old might seem like opposites — so different as to not even be connected. But the reality is actually not like that at all. In fact, our beginnings and endings are so intertwined that, to see them as separate is fundamentally distorting. So, here’s something to think about… The French poet…

Monday Morning or ANY Morning, Rituals Help You Start Your Day

Rituals help you deepen and enliven your experience whenever and wherever you find time for them. Indeed, that’s why I recommend creating rituals for yourself at various points in your day. And your morning is one of those places where a grounding and energizing moment can set the tone for everything that follows. This may…

Open to the New Each Day, Each Moment, Starting Right Now

Each day, each moment, you hold much more power in your hands than you probably realize. For example, every morning you make a choice about how you’ll greet your new day. Choosing to open up to the new is an enriching decision that you have the power to make in every single moment of your…

Moving into the New. So, What Do You Bring as You Begin Your Journey?

Everything is new again. Making a new beginning is marked by a feeling of anticipation and maybe a little nervousness. It’s also marked by a letting go of things you don’t need for the next step of your journey. That’s because stepping into the new always means ending something. And by the same token, marking…

Find Time to Begin and Begin and Begin … and Then Begin Again!

Finding time to make new beginnings is a refreshing and energizing way to approach the moments of your life.  So often we think of our time as linear and static.  But it really isn’t.  Right down to the cellular level, we are in a constant rhythm of beginnings and endings … endings and beginnings.  Breathing…

Find Time for Clear, Strong, HeartBased Intentions in 2010

Finding time for New Year’s Resolutions is a fairly typical activity in early January of a New Year. Do you have a list for yourself? How do you see it?  Is it a list of “shoulds” or is it your roadmap for making your dreams a reality?  Are your heart and your head in sync?…

Find Time to Ring in the New

Finding time to welcome newness into our lives can be a wonderfully expansive, deepening, and, yes, renewing experience. Our entire culture celebrates the coming of a new year with reflections on the previous 365 days and then with hopes, plans and resolutions for the coming year.  This year the transition feels even more momentous because…