How are you? What’s up? That’s a common conversation starter when we meet people. Do you ever consciously apply that to yourself, to your body? So often our attention is on what is going on around us to ensure that we are safe, that we are in the right place,. . .
Attention! Are you paying attention? What to? So many aspects of our day are habitual and in order to have some efficiency and get things done, that’s a good thing. However, by definition, habits are unconscious. We have repeated them often enough to put them on the automated train track. . .
I am a snob. You, too? I think so. That’s a bold statement, I know. Does it push your button just a bit, when I say that? Good! A few months ago, I became aware that I really did not want to be seen as a snob. I had. . .
Tiny Bubbles… Do you remember that party song by Don Ho? Everyone used to groan when it came on, but there was something to it… Let me explain. Here is the first verse: Tiny bubbles In the wine Make me happy Make me feel fine. While I am not disputing. . .
What is it that makes your home a home? I am curious. Really. In the last little while, quite a few clients have shared with me that they do not feel at home in their home. What does that mean? Many of them have taken great care in putting everything. . .
Do you feel courageous? Courage is all about leaving your comfort zone. I always imagine my comfort zone as a cozy place with nice overstuffed furniture. It’s warm and sunny in there. I have some great books to read, tea to drink and a soft blanket to cuddle into. I. . .
Imagine a spotlight on you… Do you love it? Do you cringe? It seems challenging these days for so many of us to put ourselves into the spotlight. And I do not mean the big out in the world spotlight where we are seen by other people, I mean the. . .
Wow, there is a lot going on in the world right now. A lot of “right” and “wrong”. A lot of polarity. It’s easy to get attached to a position and defend it, and it may be very frustrating and upsetting when people do not see the world as you. . .
The good news: Clutter comes in many forms. The bad news: Clutter comes in many forms. Most of the time, when we hear the word clutter, our minds immediately go to our physical spaces. We may see a vivid image of our basement, our garage, the extra storage under the. . .
Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. This is one of my favorite quotes and taken from the song Anthem by Leonard Cohen. So often, it’s difficult to accept ourselves for who we are. We strive to be better, smarter, have. . .
It’s a noisy world. Often too much for me. How about you? I remember that I used to listen to the radio all the time when I was driving my car and then, one day, it was just too much. I needed more quiet time, not more activation. These. . .
I am feeling unsure and somewhat frustrated. There is a white space on my painting that should be filled with color. I think. Honestly, I got stuck there – for such a long time – and finally, my perspective shifted, and I understand. 16 years ago, I started on my. . .