Pulling back the thick shades of my hotel room, I look down upon the beautiful city as it just begins to wake. Warm, steamy coffee in a paper cup, the aroma familiar of home, I sit on the bed and look out onto the world around me. With every intention of checking out a yoga … Continue reading Meditation in Nature
Alarm blaring, snooze for the second time. Get up, brew coffee, move through the motions unconsciously. Get to work, meeting, emails, phone calls. How did I get home? Pick up the kids, cooks dinner, is there any clean laundry? And it just keeps going. Our lives are busy, sometimes straight up chaotic but, with this … Continue reading Finding Time
Sliding out of bed, so as not to disturb a soul. I tiptoe to the kitchen, brew a pot of coffee, and begin to bake. Soon the smell of cinnamon and warm bread fill the house. Thanksgiving. Family, food, friends, and happiness. The mood is infectious. After traveling to each loved one's home we arrive … Continue reading Staying Present During the Holidays
Empath, an ability to feel other people's moods, emotions, literally the energy with which they are putting off. Within their own bodies they feel what is going on in others. It can be exhausting and overwhelming. The reason this can become so overwhelming is when there are too many people around. Say you are in … Continue reading What is an Empath?
Sitting in my office, I am in a good mood. Today is going well, I am breezing through on my happy little cloud when the world shifts. I feel it before I see it. The dark grey cloud plops down in front of me, sucking the life from the room. I try to brighten them … Continue reading Mood Shifts and Dark Clouds
I have gone back and forth with a few of you on meditation, anxiety, depression, chronic pain or illness so, I thought I would share. All these things effect us mentally, physically and socially. Sometimes getting comfy and opening the mind is just not plausible when the walls are closing in around you, your insides … Continue reading Meditation for the Anxious