We are living through one of the most fundamental shifts in history — a change in the actual belief structure ofRead more
As the world witnesses the approaching election of a new American president, many voice the same query — “How didRead more
Last week, my blog focused on distraction as the path of addiction. This week I am continuing in that veinRead more
When we forfeit our happiness for habitual psychological or physiological dependence, we are choosing a path of distraction rather than directing ourselves on a course of healing and transformation.Read more
Last January I ushered in the New Year with a strong sense of impending change. Since then, I witnessed oneRead more
I return refreshed from a month of gardening followed by a week-long yoga intensive. Each summer at this time, I treat myself to these occasions of being purposefully led through a transformational experience. Always my intention is the same — to awaken to my unconscious habits and to continue the work of liberating these deeply held patterns from my body.
Fortunately, the physical body wisely shows us, through sensation, where to focus attention in order to heighten awareness and raise consciousness.Read more
It takes great trust to be okay with everything and everyone. Believing in the inherent goodness of all circumstances and people is challenging enough in today’s climate.
Now add the ability to accept that whatever arises in the moment is exactly what you need. If you are capable of accepting each moment as it presents itself, you have the recipe for living life in an effortless fashion. By effortless, I do not mean without expending any energy, just without expending negative energy.
As I virtually witness outer world chaos materializing into global terrorism and other seeming madness, like Donald Trump’s ascendancy toRead more
In January, I felt within me a growing sense of impending change. As each month unfolded, some event emerged toRead more
There comes a time in one’s wisdom journey where healing personal wounds is outgrown and replaced by a concern forRead more
Whenever life invites me to participate in change — which is pretty much every day — I am excited to dive into these new adventures. For someone whose attention and energy can get distracted by “little shiny bits,” the beginning stage of any change easily draws me in. Of course, these little shiny bits of inspiration are the drawing card for most of us.Read more
Today is my first day back from an annual yoga retreat in which we (six yoginis) diagnosed and designed aRead more
There are no bad people, only bad systems frustrating good people from doing good work. In 25 years of supportingRead more
Last week, I taught a mindful meditation session to employees in their workplace. Even though their self-admitted greatest challenge wasRead more
As you may have reasoned from reading past blogs, my mind constantly seeks to draw out of life what IRead more
As this April spring unfolds around us (LOL as huge snowflakes have just begun to fall), I am witnessing significantRead more
It has been a long journey from World War I and II where competition and compliance were the reigning valuesRead more
This morning, I read the phrase “everything comes from being” which immediately inspired me to ponder the difference between aRead more
Over the past two decades of my life, I witnessed myself along with some friends and family become increasingly disinterestedRead more
I am pondering the possibility that globally we are an addictive society. If we were to suspend our defensiveness andRead more
In 2014, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reported the top 100 richest CEOs in Canada earned a combined totalRead more