Resistance to Positive Change & What to Do About It

Resistance to Positive Change & What to Do About It

Usually when we start making positive changes in our lives, there’s a part of us that rebels against it.  Whether we’re trying to take better care of ourselves (food, drinking, sleep, exercise, etc.), start a new meditation practice, look for a better job, start a...
3 Tips for Staying in the Moment

3 Tips for Staying in the Moment

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 have to start small and...
The Ups and Downs of Meditation

The Ups and Downs of Meditation

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 has conversations with people I’ve encountered...

Dealing With Dis-ease

Discomfort of any kind is meant to teach us. We learn from our mistakes, but we also learn from our discomfort. It’s how we respond to the discomfort that makes all the difference.