With the arrival of Spring, we begin to look past our natural winter hibernation. Here in northern Minnesota it’s presently a bit of the in-between: birds and critters are starting to move about, while we still await signs of green growth. Yet everything points toward revitalization as we expectantly place our outdoor chairs back onto […]
Have you been finding some good things hidden within the challenges? I will admit, this past week has been difficult. However, I also know that there is hope. That something beautiful is being birthed through this painful labor of ours as a whole. For example, multiple large institutions are visibly announcing that they have cancelled […]
Mindfulness is about being fully aware in the present moment. Sometimes we set aside time for this — attend a session, create quiet time, go for a walk. Other times it happens regardless of our lives happening around us — noticing our breathing while loading the clothes washer, looking into our dog’s eyes as we […]
Sometimes we find ourselves getting all caught up in our drama. And it’s often stupid stuff, too: Can somebody just give a straight answer to our work question? We finally order an item we need to replace, and it’s discontinued. The only day this week we have to mow the lawn turns into a rainstorm. […]
Kindheartedness, compassion, and seeing the best in others are some of our superpowers. We embody the best in ourselves and others when we navigate from these planes of being. And it’s also hurting us. Wait. Whaaat?!?