A Mindful Technique: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

5 steps: a mindful grounding technique In your environment, right now... Observe five things around you. Feel four things. Hear three things. Smell two things. Taste one thing. Ground yourself any time today by connecting with the present moment and everything around you.   For more information about cultivating clarity, compassion, and contentment in your [...]

October 31st, 2020|


            You may not know what this word means, but you have been doing it for the last several months...or not on occasion.   e·qua·nim·i·ty  (ekwəˈnimədē/) noun: mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation: "She accepted both the good and the bad with equanimity. (Source: Oxford Dictionary) It [...]

October 31st, 2020|

Mindfulness: Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” ― Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice When was the last time you let something "wow" you? Beginner's mind is the concept of innocence, openness and newness as opposed to expert, fully knowing, and ordinary. [...]

September 28th, 2020|

Recharge: What do you need?

The adaptation required of you has been on overdrive this year. The shake up is the wake up, as I like to say, taking a positive view, letting go of what we cannot control and increasing our awareness. The good: learning to appreciate what we have, slowing down, practicing patience, taking good care of self and family, [...]

September 28th, 2020|

A Mindful Approach to Work

Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay "This is the real secret of life to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." ~Alan Watts Work to produce, to create, to share, to build, to participate, learn, and grow. Do [...]

August 25th, 2020|

Engaging Questions

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay Recently, I was asked for topic suggestions for a networking group. I rattled these off and thought, "These would make good questions for any group or individual!" So let me ask you here.... How has the pandemic changed your perspective and priorities? What does it mean to [...]

August 25th, 2020|
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