How to Get Grounded with a Nature Meditation

How to Get Grounded with a Nature Meditation

My Dear Community, When was the last time you took time to retreat from ‘the world’? Time to slow down and notice how you feel and what you’re thinking? To really allow your grief, or overwhelm, or glimpses of happiness?   Instead, how often do you dash from one thing...

What To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed

What To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed

How often do you intentionally check in with yourself throughout the day? Do you monitor your inner and outer states regularly? Or do you only check in when overwhelmed with negativity? Many of us feel overwhelmed these days. Like something looming over our heads,...

Grief at the Beauty Bar

Grief at the Beauty Bar

Today’s post is from Leela Vox*, author and poet. She offers poignant thoughts for women entering the autumn of life. Grief at the Beauty Bar acknowledges that most women would prefer to stay youthful-looking decades beyond their 50s and 60s. If honest, we’d admit...

Is Peace Your Inner State?

Is Peace Your Inner State?

If you Google International Day of Peace, you’ll discover it’s a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace within and among all nations and peoples. Also called World Peace Day, every September 21 marks a day of global ceasefire for active combat groups. At a...

Honoring Your 911 Memory

Honoring Your 911 Memory

Where were you twenty years ago, September 11, 2001? And what do you remember about that day? It’s time to honor your 911 memory. I was on my way to a networking meeting in Fort Collins, CO. The radio was turned off so I didn’t hear the news alerts. Instead, I was in...

Is Your Inner Critic Killing You?

Is Your Inner Critic Killing You?

My Gestalt therapist-Episcopalian Priest used to say, “Progress has been made”. Thankfully she came out of retirement to work with me when I moved to Oregon. And guided me to Centered Wellbeing - that place within each of us that is pure Love. Love without work and no...