There’s More Than One Way to Relieve Stress

Thankfully we are all beautifully unique individuals, even if we have an identical sibling. Our tastes vary from person to person and even from day to day. We sleep better under specific conditions, we enjoy some foods better than others, we have different rituals we follow, we laugh at different things, we show love in… Read more »

EFT – The Next Generation

A few weeks ago I had the honor of speaking with an unexpectedly large group of pre-school teachers as part of their continuing education. I was one of three speakers that evening, with the other two speakers providing information and activities about nutrition and how teachers can motivate their students to move more and to… Read more »

Letting Go of Stuff

There are days when I am so busy I don’t even (consciously) notice clutter in the house. But my trusty subconscious is faithfully storing up all that information to hit me with it when I least expect it. Finally I have free time on my calendar when I can sit on the couch and just… Read more »

Fear of Flying

Recently I was on a flight where a young girl was sitting across the aisle one row up from me. I noticed her hand tighten around the arm rest when the pilot announced we were #1 for take off. Her Mom, sitting right in front of me, reached across the aisle to touch the young… Read more »

Now More Than Ever…

The other afternoon I was feeling quite dazed and confused for several reasons. We’ve been living in a cloud of smoke for over a week due to the terrible fires in the forests and mountains near us. The drought we’re experiencing has resulted in low lake levels and a blanket of dry, crisp leaves and… Read more »

Equanimity

At the closing of my daily morning meditation, I silently ask what I am to know that day. Usually, a word comes to mind almost instantly, and most often the words are easy to understand based on what is going on in my life at the time. Words come to me like “peace,” “knowledge,” “curiosity,”… Read more »