When the going gets tough…

How many times have you heard someone say after a tragedy, “I never thought something like this would happen in our small town. It’s unbelievable.” Well, it could, and it can, and it did. We have been living in a fantasy world, a fairy tale where we didn’t understand that something as tiny as a virus couldContinue reading “When the going gets tough…”

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Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion

As a peaceful spirit warrior, I feel it is empowering to embrace my feelings of vulnerability and resistance – to ask the hard questions – and work through them – to find the gem of truth in the lump of coal. Why?  Because there isn’t a moment to waste!  I wish to learn from everyContinue reading “Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion”

My Version of Ground Hog Day?

I was asked today…If you had one day to live for the rest of your life, what would it look like?  It became an interesting exercise… Creativity. Connection. Community. These are my prime motivators. I have no problem attending to the details of life, but I am primarily a big picture person. I apply theseContinue reading “My Version of Ground Hog Day?”

In Defence of Comfort…

How far are you willing to go? How much are you willing to know? This is the question that nobody knows, Just how deep that rabbit hole goes… Last year, while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, I was faced with a dilemma.  We were at a small, out of the way park in which thereContinue reading “In Defence of Comfort…”

Our Mind/Body/Spirit Story

What does it mean to Thrive? Learning to Thrive means understanding our Mind/Body/Spirit story. It means way more than physical pleasures. It means holding the Elegant Arts (appreciation, patience, forgiveness, acceptance, freedom, silence, and trust) in an enthusiastic, vibrant embrace. It means celebrating and sharing our connection to the wellspring of creativity, imagination, and inspirationContinue reading “Our Mind/Body/Spirit Story”

Ten Great Reads

I value my open mind above any other aspect of my life. An open mind is a curious, inquisitive mind.  It is playful and creative.  It delights in the sparks of inspiration that are created by stories read and stories shared. I would like to offer you some of the many books that have contributedContinue reading “Ten Great Reads”

Nobody Wants To Be a Human Slug…

A terrestrial mollusk that secretes a film of mucus for protection that is as big as a human…what a revolting idea! Nobody wants to be that… But…how often do we feel sluggish?  The dictionary states that another term for a slow, lazy person is a sluggard. A little over 4 years ago I decided IContinue reading “Nobody Wants To Be a Human Slug…”

Warrior Women II

“I love mess!” These are the words of Marie Kondo, Japanese consultant and author of the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Let’s set the stage…once upon a time, there was a couple who had a very messy house.  Their house was not dirty, or unhealthyContinue reading “Warrior Women II”

The De-Energizer Mummy: Chasing My Own Shadow

Photo credit:  Journeysinclassicfilm.com The year was 1932 and the world was scared out of its wits by Boris Karloff’s horror flick, The Mummy.  According to the official trailer, it is Stranger than Dracula; More fantastic than Frankenstein; More mysterious than ‘The Invisible Man!” The dramatic announcer states in an ominous voice that it, ‘stands yourContinue reading “The De-Energizer Mummy: Chasing My Own Shadow”

16/8 – Your Warrior Numbers!!

There’s a reason that every culture in every country in the world has practiced some form of fasting for thousands of years. It works. In this post, I will be introducing you to 16/8 Intermittent Fasting, as an aspect of utilizing fasting for health and longevity. Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term for eating protocols that cycleContinue reading “16/8 – Your Warrior Numbers!!”