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Becoming more response-able — we get to choose

Another unexpected benefit of personal mindfulness practice that I am experiencing is how I relate. To others, to the world — and even to myself. I am finding that I react less, and respond more. And I thought I was pretty good at not reacting in the first place — but holy wow for awareness, […]

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Practicing purposefulness, leveled-up

There are a variety of personal meditative practices. Perhaps you use Reiki, shamanic journeying, breathwork, Tarot or oracle cards. Maybe you use daily devotionals, pray, walk in nature, practice gratitude, save a chair for your Guardian Angel. Although I have had some sort of connecting practice for as long as I can remember, I recently […]

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Benchmarks of leveling up in relationship

Watch the above video till the end. All the way through. Even if you think you know what is coming. Even if you’ve already seen it. (Oh, for crying out loud, it’s only four minutes and ten seconds to the end credits. Consider it easy meditation time, and just enjoy.) QUESTIONS TO PONDER, NOW THAT […]

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On balance

We all have personal interests. They are our creative outlets, our down time, a way that we re-balance. Some of these are easily identifiable: writing, painting, playing an instrument, throwing pottery… We name these “Arts.” Others are less obvious: cooking, puzzles, reading, gaming… We label these “Hobbies.” What we call them doesn’t matter. What does […]

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Miss Understood

Conflict develops when two people say, “Here’s how I need you to be.” Resolution emerges when one of those people says, “I allow you to be exactly as you are.” OneĀ of you. You don’t need both. You don’t need to agree. You don’t even need the other’s conscious awareness. Just your own.

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