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...
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...
Trauma is Not What Happens to You

Trauma is Not What Happens to You

How are you in this moment? – Notice I asked, “How are you in this moment?” Not at this moment. Because ‘at’ is outside of us. ‘In’ is connection within. The definition of trauma When I watched the movie, “The Wisdom of Trauma” and heard Dr Gabor Mate’s...
Take a Deep Dive: Let Your Body Guide You Through Grief

Take a Deep Dive: Let Your Body Guide You Through Grief

When things feel chaotic, learn to let go of the outer world. Take a deep dive inside and let your body guide you. The world is literally heating up. Icebergs disintegrating before our eyes. Seas rising. This past week we were told our species will be extinct sometime...