Empowered Choices Come From Within

“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Do you find it hard to make a choice? Research suggests that we are faced with making over 35,000 choices a day! That’s a whole lot of decision-making. … Continued

I Found Nirvana at the Airport

    Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh   I was exhausted when my flight, diverted with engine problems, landed in the San Francisco International Airport. I had been up since 2am and fourteen hours later I was anxious to get home.  I was overwhelmed, frazzled … Continued

Going Inward to Make Powerful Choices

“One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Do you find it hard to make a choice? Research suggests that we are faced with making over 35,000 choices a day! That’s a whole lot of decision … Continued

Time to Get Quiet

Have you ever had one of those days? You know the kind of day where you feel overwhelmed and look up at the heavens and yell, “ENOUGH”! I had one of those days yesterday. I felt overwhelmed. My mind was racing. My inner critic had turned up her volume so loud I was stuck in the … Continued

Take the Time

    “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi During the holiday season with so many pressures and expectations we can quickly end up feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. It is easy to forget to take the time to enjoy the simple pleasures that nourish our mind, body and soul when … Continued

Peace at Home

“…the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” ~ Gaston Bachelard But what happens when your home is not your sanctuary and you don’t feel safe, even after you lock the doors and windows? To not feel safe is to live in a state of heightened fear … Continued

Just Breathe Deep!

“When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace.”  ~ Unknown Using the power of your breath you can create a more peaceful and healthier life. While we all need to breathe to stay living, learning to consciously use your breath can improve your mood, increase your energy, and strengthen your immune system. I … Continued

Listening to the Whispers of Your Soul

  “You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.”- Alan Alda Deep in our souls we know the importance of slowing down and just being with  ourselves, yet too many of us have embraced society’s … Continued

Restoring Inner Harmony

In a world filled with continuous visual and audio distractions, mediation provides a time to turn our attention inwards, quieting our minds as we focus ourselves. By sitting the body still and in silence we can renew our mind, body and spirit. A regular mediation practise has helped me maintain my inner peace when life … Continued