What to Do on a tough road that seems to last forever

What to Do on a tough road that seems to last forever

...here's the truth: that voice is just a brain trick you can't afford to fall for, no matter how real it feels at the moment. The truth is that NO ROAD LASTS FOREVER because even if the circumstances can't change, your feelings inevitably will.

How to Be OKAY When Other People Are Suffering

How to Be OKAY When Other People Are Suffering

One of the problems with 24/7 news coverage is we can become inundated with horrific images which literally put us into a negative trance...A better move is to be aware, but then shift your focus off the screen, and towards a feeling of compassion....Because compassion comes with the desire to alleviate suffering, it motivates us towards action. 

3 Steps for Grounding in Chaotic times

We live in chaotic, heart-breaking times right now. But we do have a choice. Here are 3 steps to grounding yourself in order to take inspired action...instead of being a part of the fear.

Be Grounded So That You Can Fly

Be Grounded So That You Can Fly

What I do on a daily basis forms the bedrock from which my life arises: mindfulness, good sleep (ah yes...nothing makes you crazy faster than not sleeping well), clean eating, connection to something bigger than me, and staying motivated...

Persist-a-cat (...And Other Lessons In Moving Through Hard Times)

Persist-a-cat (...And Other Lessons In Moving Through Hard Times)

Some years ago, while walking through a deep inner darkness, I found this flower escaping her bounds. Day after day, I watched her steady march over that wall. And that is when I learned in my bones that victory doesn't require force or pushing; only the willingness to climb steadily up towards the light.