Have you ever stood in line at a home improvement store in the springtime spinning the display wheel full of garden seeds? So many options…a vegetable garden with the makings for a salad, or maybe pumpkins for Halloween. Or wait, it could be a flower garden. Hearing, “next!” you are startled out of your reverie … Continue reading Plant a Garden
Here you sit in the present moment in touch with your reality, and it's not exactly what you really want or what feels good…. So what now? Start dreaming of your future! That can be an extremely scary thing to do when you've already lost so much. There are no guarantees the future won't also … Continue reading Future Dreaming vs. Daydreaming
You’ve decided to be present and get in touch with your emotions. You actually know how you are feeling. The problem is, what you’re feeling isn’t welcome. It isn’t all hearts and flowers. Now what? Can you learn from what you’re presently feeling? What are your emotions trying to tell you? This is the beautiful … Continue reading What’s the Message?
In a recent blog post I shared the story of a seemingly normal afternoon that ended up catapulting me into a different life trajectory. What made that normal afternoon different than any other? Was it some external event that necessitated change? Nope, it was me being fully present in the moment. The seismic shift started with … Continue reading How You Feeling?
If I had to choose the single most important thing I’ve done over the last fifteen years to move from being a hot mess with a life in pieces to where I am today, it is being present in the moment. It sounds deceptively simple and perhaps even trite. But here’s the thing, when I … Continue reading If I Had to Choose