Navigating the Space Between

Finding yourself in a place where what was and what may be can be challenging. You have grown beyond your old life and your new life has not yet fully formed. It might be tempting to cling to the old since it is familiar. However, it is like wearing a pair of shoes that are … Continue reading Navigating the Space Between

Intention

Intention is all about where you focus your attention. It's the actions created based upon what it is that you want. Consider intention the plan that you have made to get there. We all know that some intentions get swept away much like the waves erasing writing in the sand. What then makes our intention come … Continue reading Intention

What Do You Really Fear?

People sometimes let fear limit their dreams and goals that they hold for their lives. These worries might be running under the surface of conscious thought. Whether the fears are known or a vague anxiety they still function as blocks or constrictions in realizing the goals for our lives. Happily, these restrictions can be lifted. … Continue reading What Do You Really Fear?

Life Coaching

"We all need a sacred witness in life, a person who can listen without judgment while knowing the right questions to ask that continually illuminate our path." - Caroline Myss - This quote is the essence of Life Coaching. In Life Coaching people work on their goals, dreams and desires for their life. Within an … Continue reading Life Coaching

Nourishment

Beyond the physical need for sustenance there is a hunger. It is an aspect of us that transcends the feeding of the body and the mind. We could term it our spirit, perhaps even our soul and it requires nourishment too. We can provide food for the body and stimulus for the mind but without … Continue reading Nourishment

Respect Women, Respect Life

"If the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of the woman is intact, so too is that of the family, community and society." - Ancient Indigenous Proverb This ancient proverb gives me hope because it tells us that the overall well-being of females directly influences all of existence. Clearly there is much work to be … Continue reading Respect Women, Respect Life

Miracles

A new day and with it a new president. There are those who are in celebration and those who are in grief. To the ones holding hope and expectations for a brighter day and to the people with concern or fear, let us both remember that we help guide the outcome. We do this through … Continue reading Miracles

The Importance of Ritual

All around the world and throughout time people have been engaged with ritual. Whether these ceremonies are elaborate or disarmingly simple they play a vital role for the human psyche. Ritual allows us to step out of ordinary time. We pause and connect to something much larger than ourselves that also dwells within us. During … Continue reading The Importance of Ritual

The Shoulders We Stand On

I've been giving some serious thought to a concept shared with me many years ago by a Native American Elder. They said, "We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us." At the time I likened this to my upbringing that taught, "respect your elders." I did my best to honor and … Continue reading The Shoulders We Stand On

We Are Powerful

We've been sold a story. It goes something like this: you are small, you are weak, you're just one person, what difference can you make? Besides you are unworthy, you're too this or not enough of that. You're broken, a victim, so shut up, stand down, be submissive and struggle through. The main intention of … Continue reading We Are Powerful