Mindfulness

Why Do Nothing??

Over the years I’ve often heard from others that I have a great deal of stamina and work hard. I know this about myself and generally consider this a strength. … Read more

What’s Your Thanksgiving Ritual?

Do you have certain routines or rituals that reliably help you to flourish? Rituals give us a sense of meaning and control over our lives. They are actions or behaviors … Read more

Reflection and the Sacred Pause

What does it mean to reflect about your life? Your life choices? Your relationships? Your behaviors? Reflection is the ability to focus on one’s strengths and weaknesses. It’s about taking … Read more

Why self-compassion matters

Today I’m going to be talking about self-compassion and bringing it into all aspects of our lives. What does it mean to truly embrace ourselves as we are? And how … Read more

What we learned from our beloved Kooper

The day before my first webinar I faced another of life’s terrible losses. We had to put down our beautiful, majestic Portuguese Waterdog, Kooper. He slid peacefully into eternal sleep … Read more

Who Are You?

Wherever you are in your life, the big question is, “Who do you want to become?” In this email, I’m suggesting that you consider doing a brief journaling exercise which … Read more

The Death of Perfect

Do you sometimes strive for perfection at home, at work, making plans or even just having a dinner party? Are you left feeling anxious or worried that you’ve not done … Read more