Our Web of Connection

Our Web of Connection

While pondering what to write this week my thoughts kept returning to the importance of connection in our lives.  The importance of family, of friends, of community, of feeling like we’re part of a network. As COVID restrictions continue and we try to find ways to...
Act “As If”

Act “As If”

What if the way we act, our chosen behaviors, could change the way we think and feel? William James, considered the “Father of American psychology” states, “If you want a quality, act as if you already have it.”   James is suggesting that we can take deliberate action...
KINDNESS IS KING

KINDNESS IS KING

“Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible.” ~The 14th Dalai Lama  I love this quote as it always reminds me that kindness is always accessible to us—even when, especially when—benevolence may not be front and center in our hearts and minds. As the Pandemic...
FINDING JOY IN THE MUD

FINDING JOY IN THE MUD

I was feeling a bit sluggish and tired on this Sunday morning after another week of our ‘new normal’ and the never-ending “Breaking News” cycle.  Thank goodness I have many sources of good news in my email inbox each day to add balance to my perspective.  Today’s...
THE POWER OF OUR BREATH

THE POWER OF OUR BREATH

It’s August and we’re still deeply entrenched in learning to live with this pandemic.  Back in March this would have seemed unbelievable…yet here we are. One thing I’ve told myself many times during these past months is “Take a deep breath.”  I’ve also given this sage...
PRESENT NOW IS YOUR PRESENT LATER

PRESENT NOW IS YOUR PRESENT LATER

Here we are months into the COVID19 pandemic. We’ve had to find new ways of doing just about everything. There are just as many tasks on our lists, actually most likely more and we may not be feeling very efficient. We take a deep breath and charge forward. Sadly many...