The Power of Breathing

The Power of Breathing

Breathe. In. Out. In. Out. From the first inhale at birth, our life is measured by the rhythm of breaths. Automatic and without thought. Each breath a moment in time – here and now. How fortunate that this basic element of life – the breath – has the power to anchor...
Finding The Invincible Summer Within

Finding The Invincible Summer Within

One of my favorite celebrations is Winter Solstice. I look forward to the longest darkest night of the year. What’s to celebrate about that, you ask? Because I know, starting the very next day, light will begin growing. Incrementally, imperceptibly, degree by degree....
Nature and Your Body: Not So Different

Nature and Your Body: Not So Different

A living, breathing thing. Would you say that describes your body? Would you say it describes nature? I say nature and your body: not so different. Nature is an ecosystem of different elements, plants, and animals all working together. Everything in it depends on the...
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,...
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...
Suicide is Often Preventable

Suicide is Often Preventable

Today begins National Suicide Awareness Week. Did you know that in many cases suicide is preventable? Suicides are preventable when we make the intention to respond versus react. Where your thoughts go, energy flows. In today’s current mood it feels like everyone and...