Healthy Movement, not just ‘Exercise’

Exercise is a double 4-letter word Do you ever get this impression?  We all know that we need exercise, but many aren't successful at connecting the true benefits of movement to their personal needs and desires.  There are so many benefits from 'exercise' and healthy movement, such as- Managing your weight Controlling blood pressure (strengthens [...]

Healthy Movement, not just ‘Exercise’2020-06-10T12:25:26-06:00

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

Chapter I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost... I am hopeless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter II I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I [...]

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters2020-06-02T13:45:39-06:00

Moving Forward- Path or Wander

My tendency in nature is to wander.  Paths are good for getting from one point to another, but wandering allows for exploration outside of a linear, defined line.  As we go through life, we sometimes need to follow a path, maybe a highway, to get where we want to get to.  Do I continue to [...]

Moving Forward- Path or Wander2020-05-05T14:23:10-06:00

Enjoying the journey & moving forward

I think of the first time I climbed a 14’er (a mountain over 14,000′).  From the base of the mountain, the task looks impossible.  I could believe at that moment that I can't do it, and justify this with all kinds of evidence from past experiences and beliefs.  Then, I don’t even bother to try. [...]

Enjoying the journey & moving forward2020-04-07T09:35:06-06:00

Tips for Increasing Ease and Fulfillment (even now in these unique times!)

Self-care is especially critical in this time.  How, might you ask, can you care for your well-being when you are isolated at home, can't do the things you normally do, or are worried about how you will pay bills or what the future might bring? Here are ideas that take little time and can help [...]

Tips for Increasing Ease and Fulfillment (even now in these unique times!)2020-04-07T09:36:24-06:00

Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is a stressful time.  Many people spend more money than they have, eat much more than their bodies need, and are overwhelmed with all the expectations and demands that come at this time of year.  Over-indulgences lead to debt, excessive weight and regretful actions!  Then, we pay the price during the coming [...]

Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season2020-01-23T12:53:35-07:00

Getting unstuck

Ever notice how sometimes you just feel stuck?  Not sure how to move things forward, swimming in circles and not getting very far?  We go through life expecting that we can flawlessly move forward.  But when we run into a wall, or don't have what we need to continue, or there is conflict in the [...]

Getting unstuck2019-11-19T10:40:29-07:00

Living up to your potential

There is nothing sadder in this world than the waste of human potential. The purpose of evolution is to raise us out of the mud, not have us groveling in it.  Northern Exposure, Cicely, 1992 Are we wasting our potential?  As humans, as individuals…there is much petty selfishness and close-mindedness in the world we forget [...]

Living up to your potential2019-11-14T09:38:36-07:00

Mindfulness for Stress Relief- Benefits of MBSR

The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society studied over 10,000 participants over eight weeks of MBSR and here's just SOME of what they found . . . Less stress, better mood, and better sleep DNA repair and immune system support A 50 percent decrease in anxiety Improved decision-making Changes to the grey [...]

Mindfulness for Stress Relief- Benefits of MBSR2019-11-14T09:41:48-07:00

Go on a Passion Quest

Do you know what enlivens you?  What do you love doing?  I found this reminder well suited for what I needed to remember now.  Sometimes we forget, we get wrapped in those everyday expectations, commitments and habits.  Sometimes we lose touch with what is important to us tied up in all of life's stuff.  But, [...]

Go on a Passion Quest2019-11-17T12:14:47-07:00
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