What gifts and nuggets of joy are ahead of sheltering in place? When I talked to a colleague of mine in China two months ago, she had been in quarantine at home for over two months. She was joyful and answered my question, “do you get used to it?” with a resounding, “Yes!” Living in […]Read more "Gifts and nuggets of joy"
How many days have you been home? I lost count. How about you? Yesterday I went for a drive and experienced freedom and joy while out on the road, listening to music. I also felt sad when I saw small businesses closed and restaurants open for takeout only. The uncertainty of our current situation is […]Read more "How to move through anxiety"
Spring is a time for new beginnings, better weather, and longer days. Many of us are doing spring cleaning – out with the old and in with the new! This morning I was lost in thought about eating breakfast at sidewalk cafes in Paris and the rolling hills of Tuscany. I realized at that moment […]Read more "Spring – has it sprung?"
“What makes night within us may leave stars.” – Victor Hugo I have been working on acceptance over the last week. I’m learning that positive change doesn’t happen until I accept a situation, event, or circumstance. Acceptance doesn’t mean I have to, or need to, like the situation, event, or circumstance. It simply means I […]Read more "What is right in the world?"
Since December of last year, I’ve been taking an online class with a woman living outside of Beijing. When I spoke with her two weeks ago it was her seventh week living indoors. Her spirits were high, she was grateful for the time she was spending with her family, and she said they had only […]Read more "What’s working for peace of mind"
We are in unprecedented times. I have experienced a range of emotions over the last few weeks. Emotions like joy, love, anxiety, connection, fear, peace, and gratitude. My main focus during this time is wellness – for myself and for others. Below is how I’m creating that focus in my life. Meditation Meditation is ideal […]Read more "Ways to be healthy"
Wouldn’t it be nice to hug your friend without thinking about six feet of distance? Wouldn’t it be nice if the Coronavirus dissipated and a vaccine was created? Our reality is different today than it was seven days ago. Time flies and wanes, depending on the experience. What I know for sure is that we […]Read more "Wouldn’t it be nice if…"