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F’ed up, or balanced?

I was having lunch with a friend, and in catching up on our lives the talk turned to personal awareness. She shared that she was taking the initiative with her home projects instead of waiting for others to get her hints to begin. I shared that I was learning to recognize my own feelings versus […]

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A simple daily practice for greater capacity of ease and joy

Maybe you’ve heard of metta, maybe it’s new to you. It’s a simple concentration practice in which we send lovingkindness to ourselves, and then in a series of expansions we send it outward to others. Said another way, it’s prayer. Try it along with me, here: I find that taking a deep breath in and […]

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The Divine Mystery of Motherhood

“Herein lies one of the greatest mysteries — the mystery of the holy Madonna and Child. The mystery of a woman’s charge to swaddle her young in a blanket of unconditional love and hold the immaculate concept of their divine perfection, no matter what outpictures to the contrary.” –Nicole Christine,┬áTemple of the Living Earth Swaddled […]

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Change your lens.

Self-help, mental wellness, and personal growth is awesome. I highly recommend it. And if you’re here, you’re likely already doing this. However, there is a sneaky part of self-improvement that many of us start from which is short-sighted. We view ourselves through the lens of seeing that something is wrong, and we’re trying to fix […]

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Find solutions instead of solving problems. Yes, they are two different things.

  Part of evolving as a human being involves…dealing with situations. Maybe your parents have moved into your basement. Perhaps you didn’t get that raise. Could be your car mysteriously won’t start. What if your adult child is suicidal? Your spouse has been diagnosed with a debilitating disease? Your beloved O.L.D. dog stops eating? Do […]

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