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Build Bridges not Walls

November 20, 2017

I want you to look at your present moment life experience, and ask yourself, “Am I building bridges or building walls?“ As you explore your inner world free of judgment, observing your interactions in the current experience as an observer ask yourself, “Am I isolating myself in my own beliefs, and programming or am I…

Harness the Power of the Present

November 5, 2017

Awareness and acceptance of the present moment are filled with much potential; the mere thought of sharing this concept today with you sends a rush of tingles through my body! When we live noticing what is occurring in the here and now, whether it is putting children on the bus, attending a business meeting or…

Mindfully Respond to Life and Choose not to React

October 13, 2017

Have you noticed how several individuals can view the same news piece on television or read the same article and walk away with a different reaction and interpretation? We each see the world through a different lens based on such factors as what we have lived and experienced, what we think to be true, and…

Choose Peace in the Midst of Chaos

October 6, 2017

I love this quote:  Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of these things and still be calm in your heart. – Unknown Today, I encourage you to practice living in a state of Peace and…

Make Time for Yourself

October 2, 2017

As we head into a new season, we are adjusting to the new routines for ourselves and those around us. We are adapting to fewer daylight hours to enjoy outdoor activities and any new requirements. I like to think of the change of seasons as a time to reassess my life and what choices I…

Choose the Power of Positivity

September 15, 2017

Today, I want you to set the intention to have a “No Complaints” policy. Watch, with awareness, your language and be on the lookout for negative or judgmental expressions. Remember, when we indulge in complaining we give power to that life experience. These negative thoughts gain control over you if you choose to let them.…

How to Nurture Your Spirit

September 8, 2017

As kids head back to school and everyone settles into their fall schedule, I want you to ask yourself this question: “What am I doing to nurture myself, my inner spirit?” I would suggest that this is one of the most important practices you could incorporate into your daily life, as it’s a challenge to…

What is Enlightenment

September 1, 2017

Have you heard this Zen saying? “Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.” To me, this is a gentle reminder that to be enlightened does not make you somehow less human it simply changes your human experience for the better. How So? Each moment is lived with a greater awareness…

Choose Peace Not Fear

August 18, 2017

To be a peacemaker, we have to choose to be peaceful and be at peace. A very tall order when all around us we see strife and turmoil; however, that is when it is most needed. Concentrate on what you desire in the world not what you fear. Ask yourself these questions, “How can I…

Learn to Let Go and Get What You Want

August 16, 2017

Do you find yourself in a stall pattern not moving in the direction or in the situation in life that you hoped to be? Often we find ourselves in patterns, and we may not be aware of them, yet we feel frustrated. Once you choose to let go of an emotional state that does not…

Live Your Truths

August 16, 2017

Our ego has its idea of who we are. This idea has a powerful influence on us both positively and negatively. The ego supports you in moving forward and driving you to succeed. It can also have you believe that your definition of yourself is comprised of all that you own, your profession, and how…

How to be Happy

July 28, 2017

I have noticed an increase in the number of my clients who are experiencing chronic levels of stress. Perhaps this is due to the constant barrage of negative social media news or the stressful world news. All of those stressors add to existing life-stressors, and it’s simply too much for people to handle. Many are…

How to Change Your Life

July 21, 2017

As an experienced self-development specialist, I have heard many times this statement from people I work with, “I see cycles and patterns persist in my life that I don’t like, and I don’t know how to stop them.” My response is, there is no way to stop life experiences, we can only change how we…

Listen to Your Inner Voice

July 17, 2017

When making choices and decisions, tune into your heart when evaluating which direction you will choose. What do I mean by that? Check in and ask how you feel about the decision, what emotions come to the surface. Too often we rely on our analysis, our logical brain, and discount how we feel about a…

Develop your Inner Peace

July 7, 2017

Enlightenment doesn’t mean you have reached superhuman status. What it means is you have the same life lessons and life experiences, and you are choosing to view these experiences with a lens of expansive awareness, striving to release judgment and criticism. You are also attempting to maintain inner peace in the midst of all life…

Soak in Summers’ Gifts

June 30, 2017

Summer is my favorite time of year; however, the change in season is accompanied by a change in routine. As a mother, the schedule becomes less structured and more demanding of time and energy. Sometimes my favorite time of year also makes me a bit more frustrated and stressed as I love structure and routine.…

Let Go of Regret and Empower Yourself

June 26, 2017

We all have moments of regret, something that we wish we had done or handled differently. If those thoughts carry negative emotions, weigh you down, or cause deep pain recognize they may be robbing you of the present moment’s experience. What can we do to release this type of negative emotion? Remember, you can only…

Change Your Habits and Create a New Life

June 16, 2017

If you want to change something in your life the best place to start is your routines and habits. Habits we tend to do without thinking about them. This lack of awareness can be feeding triggers and programming that do not help us. For instance, during the winter months with less daylight, I had gotten…

What is Reiki and Why Do I Want It?

June 9, 2017

I have been a master Reiki provider and instructor for over 15 years and over those years have experienced and heard many of the same questions. I wanted to review some of these questions and share the answers with you. What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also…

Learn How to Trust Yourself

June 2, 2017

One of hardest skills of mindful living is learning to trust yourself and the guidance your intuition offers. Your true Self is never changing and will lead you to your best and highest good. By cultivating awareness within, connecting to your true Self, you learn to center yourself in that awareness and develop trust in…

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