It was a moment in time when I came face to face with a feeling that would alter my perception, perspective and presence. It was the feeling that all my wonderful busyness was a just a split second of nothing, yes that’s right 42 years were all just a split second of nothing. Continue reading What Do You Do When Something Major Happens?
“What we repeatedly do we become. Therefore Excellence is not an act, it is a habit.” Aristotle
Care and attention for our health, relationships,dreams, aspirations, community, prosperity, creativity, and environment…changes our brains. Self-Care is a habit of excellence. Continue reading Make Attention Mindful!
Studies show that the average age an American woman thinks about improving her health is 34. With the roaring twenties behind and informed choices about family and children, work or career in the forefront good health becomes central to our happiness and success. Habits, positive or negative have unseen roots. Continue reading Why Change Anything?
The first time I saw Stephen Covey do this demo it looked like magic. Turns out it is true.
Putting our big rocks (dreams and principles) first brings the magic into life. Continue reading Timeless Truth from Stephen Covey
Its official ~ I have graduated from the Founder Institute (FI) with an engaging vision and a validated business! What I learned: 1. The kindest thing to say when someone’s idea description seems incoherent is simply: “that sounds esoteric”. A program mentor said that to me the first week. Remembering that things were happening “for me” rather than “to me” was a necessary perspective. 2. … Continue reading Founder Institute!
My research on personal empowerment and transformation led to David Grove’s work: “Clean Language”. From the outset my experience of “Clean Language”, a therapeutic and/or coaching approach, felt like entering a parallel universe devoid of opinion, advice, assumption, and projection. Imagine that universe! Sweet genius! In “Clean”, as practitioners refer to it, the “secret sauce” for changing our experience is held within our own metaphors. … Continue reading Is there a Magician in Your Metaphor?
“You must become the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Ghandi In his talk on the Evolution of Consciousness, Shore Slocum shares the above quote, which is often misquoted as “be the change”. In the spirit of “becoming the change”, I recently expressed my concerns about the declining level of service at a favorite shop catering to our beloved canines. The … Continue reading Become the Change?
Have you ever had a day when your story sounds tattered and trivial? A time when messages sound hollow and repetitive? How can we light a spark in someone else if ….? I might not want the cookie but I’ll crack it open to read the fortune. There might be surprise, delight or imagination inside. And, it might be momentary relief from the numbing blizzard … Continue reading There is Power in Your Text
SMOOCH from Possible Futures Film Contest on Vimeo. To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. Mary Oliver Continue reading Unimaginable Forgiveness