Oh the ruts we get into… Snowy ruts, Dirt road ruts, Life ruts! While the ruts on the roads are easy to notice, life’s ruts are often more subtle. Most of the time we don’t even notice we are in one until something happens that points our nose right at. . .
We are in relationship with everything that is in our internal and external world. Pretty amazing, really. However, how much attention do you actually pay to your relationships? Relationships are not only about people, although that is usually the context we use the word in. We also are in relationship. . .
Expressive. Subtle. Uplifting. I am looking at a bouquet of flowers gracing my dining room table. I arranged them a couple of days ago and made sure a few of them ended up in a vase on my night table. I LOVE fresh flowers. Numbers don’t matter. I am just. . .
Gratitude. No matter where you turn, someone recommends it. So much so, that sometimes the concept may feel a bit overused. When that happens, you may tend to pass it by, even though deep down you know it’s good for you. It can turn your mood, your focus, your attitude. . .
What do you tend to notice more of in your life? Challenges or wins? Hard work or playtime? What’s missing or what is present? It’s all a question of focus. Do you agree? Every day in life has a different flavour. Some days, it may feel you did not wake. . .
I like gas tanks. They help me convey a concept I have about life. Let me explain. I have noticed that loads of people run on a quarter tank of gas, meaning they experience life between a quarter tank and empty. A small range, considering what is possible. Are you. . .
Being busy makes us serious. Would you agree? When you get caught up in the to do lists, the fullness of the day, the distractions all around you, it takes a lot of focus and will power to stay with the things you set out to do for the day,. . .
Stop. Really! Just stop. Look around the room that you are in. What attracts your attention? A person? An object? A view? A pet? A plant or flower? Notice what it is for you in this moment. And then, put your attention on it for 2-3 minutes. . . .
How do YOU manage that? Or perhaps a better question would be: DO you manage that? I have tried many approaches to calming my busy mind and busy life down and to make better choices that are not coming from reactivity. I know that in my day I need little. . .
Do you suffer from too many loose ends syndrome? What is still flapping in the wind in your life – irritating or frustrating you, inducing guilt or even shame? There has been lots of conversation recently about will power. Studies show that as energetic beings, we seem to get a. . .
Do you ever get bored? How do you know you are? Boredom can appear in many guises. Sometimes it’s the same old thoughts chasing around your head. They are firmly entrenched and attached to your personality, Therefore it can seem natural to keep giving them voice, to keep ruminating, even. . .
So much busyness around us. So much distraction. So often it feels like we are carried through life reacting to all the events and challenges as they happen, without much control about the outcome. Are you longing to get off that hamster wheel? When you get caught up in your. . .