Stillness Helps So Much at Times of Flux and Transition

Stillness might feel like an unproductive use of time. But, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. When you are going through transitions — like the change from summer into fall — there’s a lot to process. You need to assimilate the change, let go of what’s gone, and move into a new place. The other…

Be Still to Walk Your Path — A Paradox of Life and Time

Finding your authentic path in life requires being able to pause and be still. This paradoxical fact has always fascinated me. Our lives are built out of thousands of small choices. And the more mindfully we make those choices, the more likely we are to be on the path that is truly ours. If you…

Looking for Balance in Your Life? Start Here

Balance is something that lots of folks strive for. But what does it actually mean to you? It’s different for each of us, but that fact sometimes gets lost. Did you ever play the game “Statue” in your neighborhood? I remember lots of long summer evenings doing this. It was an exhilarating challenge to run around and then,…

Find Focus Fast — Right Now!

Finding focus when you’re under stress is challenging – and yet it’s vital to your success. Picture yourself at work with a deadline approaching, your phone ringing, co-workers knocking on your door with questions … can you see it? Focus is what you need to meet your deadline – and focus is exactly what you…

Choosing to Savor in Stillness Transforms Your Time

Choosing is a complex and often unconscious process. Whether it’s choosing what’s ‘best’ or choosing what we want, or making choices based on other considerations, we are constantly choosing. We do it hundreds of times each day – choosing. One moment it’s an active choice and maybe the next 

Your Present Moment-Stillness, Choice and Transformation

Your present moment – this moment – the one you are in right now – is the intersection between your past and your future. If you let them, your time choices come alive in this moment. At once profound and mysterious, your present moment is a place of stillness.  As you allow yourself to settle in…

Animal Companions Enhance and Deepen Self Care Time

Animal companions are warm and silent (or not-so-silent) presences in many of our lives.  To the degree that we are open to them, our animal companions offer depths of connection and caring that enhance our lives … and our moments … in wonderful and sometimes surprising ways. Animal companions refresh me! In the hustle and…