With the constant chatter of email, cell phones, Facebook, Twitter, co-workers, spouses and children grabbing our attention and demanding our immediate response, it is no wonder we sometimes feel overwhelmed and over-stimulated. While the thought of turning off your cell phone … Read More
One simple way to manage stress is to stay present in each moment. Simple…but not easy. Being anchored in the present moment certainly takes practice. It’s kind of like learning to play an instrument or learning a new skill. You … Read More
Here’s the good (and the bad) news: Any time you set a new intention or goal, you literally begin moving into alignment with that intention by clearing out anything UNLIKE it. Think of it this way: When you plant a … Read More
I’ve meditated semi-regularly for years now, so I am familiar with the tricks my mind plays to try to get my attention. My mind yaks on and on about what I should be doing or planning or worrying about. It … Read More
In true discontent there is much to be learned. I wanted to share with you this quote from Osho at www.osho.com as it relates to my last post. The true master creates discontent in you…and such a discontent that nothing of … Read More
I’ve spent a lot of time lately going through everything I own and letting go of as much as I can. Earlier this week, the Vietnam Veterans of America graciously picked up a rather large donation as a result of this letting-go process. It’s a difficult process, but certainly a powerful one. It’s not just a Spring Cleaning, but more of a mental and spiritual purification ceremony.
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~ Anne Bradstreet I hope you’ve been able to go out and enjoy the … Read More