How to Quell the Fear of the Shadow Of Grief

How to Quell the Fear of the Shadow Of Grief

If you’re from the U.S. or Canada, you’ve most likely heard of Groundhog Day. Since 1887, February 2nd has been an official holiday that commemorates a groundhog called Phil who predicts the upcoming weather. The lore states that if Phil sees his shadow, we’re in for...
The Day the World Came Together for Peace

The Day the World Came Together for Peace

October 24, 1945, is the official creation of the United Nations through the UN Charter. And even though it’s not a public holiday (or bank holiday, if you’re from outside the U.S.), people come together to celebrate this auspicious anniversary—even in the form of a...
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,...
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...
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...