Time Holds Everything, and It Holds You, Too

Time holds everything. What do I mean by that? Well, like the air, time is one of the mediums in which we live our lives. Everything that we experience exists in time. That includes the joyous wonder of births and beginnings, and the horror and loss of tragedies. What a year this has been… It is…

Darkness and Light — How to Live With the Changes and Thrive

Darkness and light are much on our minds at the time of the Winter Solstice. And the contrast of darkness and light is the foundational theme embedded in the rituals of this season in so many traditions. So, celebrating and welcoming the light is what this holiday time is about in the northern hemisphere, no…

Anniversaries are Important — How to Honor Them in Your Life

Anniversaries are important. It’s true, but what does that statement bring to mind for you? Birthdays? Weddings? Deaths or other losses? Well, making time to acknowledge anniversaries, be they happy ones or ones that mark difficult experiences or times of loss, always deepens your relationship with yourself and your time. If you think about it,…

Go With the Flow — How to Stop Fighting Time and Thrive

What does the phrase ‘go with the flow’ mean to you? Do you think of it as active or passive? It’s an important distinction to make for yourself. And I’m inclined to argue that when you ‘go with the flow’ you are actively choosing to be in sync with your energy, your time, and your…

Choosing Gratitude — See How It Changes Each One of Your Moments

Choosing gratitude immediately enriches your time and your life. When I suggest this, I am talking about an appreciation for your daily ‘here and now.’ Indeed, gratitude is grounded solidly in the realities of life. They may be challenging realities sometimes, but when you are choosing gratitude you are taking the full measure of your…

A Grateful Pause — How This Transforms Your Time

What do I mean by a grateful pause? And why is it important? Gratitude is both a feeling and a choice that we make. And it’s transformative. What I’d like to focus on today, however, is the way that taking a grateful pause affects your experience of time. A grateful pause in action… Imagine yourself…

Change a Pattern to Transform Your Vision and Your Time

When you change a pattern, everything shifts. Sometimes the shift is subtle. Other times it may be seismic. But either way, learning to recognize patterns and then make conscious choices about them is one of the most powerful skills that you can cultivate in your life.  Patterns help, but… Creating systems and templates (both are…