Does your mind take you down a rabbit hole of worries and ‘what ifs’? Overthinking is a very real challenge! We’re told mindfulness should help, but when thoughts are racing, it feels impossible.
If you know what patterns, behaviors and triggers you’ve got, but don’t know what to do to effect a change, you’re at their mercy until you figure out how to release them. So, would you rather live with them or release them?
Do Holidays Amp You Up? Do you deal through drama this time of the year? Do you find yourself rolling your eyes, clasping your hands to your head as you settle in to a salacious gab with friends and colleagues about all of the stresses and strains during the holidays? The family drama, the shopping… [Read More…] about How About a Drama-Fast Instead of a Drama-Fest?
I’ve been taking a little space lately. In lots of ways. Space from my school and my practice. Space from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Space from idle chitchat and meaningless conversation. Space from socializing. Space. I took some more substantial space this past weekend, choosing to go on a retreat for rest,… [Read More…] about The Grace of Space
Last weekend the students in the latest Energy Awareness training engaged in a lengthy discussion about meditation and mental chatter. It’s a frequent topic in the classroom, because we’re exploring energy and the exercises are internal and contemplative. We shared some great laughs about meditation becoming the place to figure out the day’s logistics, the… [Read More…] about Meditate from the Right…(Brain that is)
Yes, really. I’m not talking about lying, being overly creative with your resume, finagling your taxes or faking important things during romantic moments…um, you know what I mean. I’m talking about energy work. Subtle energy is, well, subtle. And when people begin working with chakras, they often report that their initial experience is nondescript, vague, perhaps a… [Read More…] about Fake it ‘Til You Make It