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Well-Being Can Flourish in the Absence of Noise

In the absence of noise, well-being can flourish. Yet absence implies the loss of something. This reminds me that with every loss there’s a gain and with every gain there’s a loss. I encountered an unexpected silence all around me the day my precious Bubba Boy left this world. It wasn’t that he’d been noisy Read more about Well-Being Can Flourish in the Absence of Noise[…]

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Like Calming a Baby – You Can Find Inner Peace During Times of Storm

It is easy to lose connection to inner peace and wisdom by getting caught up in the drama of any storm or adversity. The incessant focus on what’s going wrong (or what can go wrong) keeps the body in an unhealthy level of chronic emergency stress response. Turns out that much of our angst is Read more about Like Calming a Baby – You Can Find Inner Peace During Times of Storm[…]


Be Intentional About Your Energy Today

Energy makes a difference. It can connect or separate us. Even one person can change the energy around them, positively or negatively. Negative energy is driven by fear and aversive emotions.  Positive energy is fueled by love. It makes sense to be intentional about your energy and its origins. Fear-driven energy often originates in the fears Read more about Be Intentional About Your Energy Today[…]

About Presence

About Presence

Presence is about essence and energy. It is about you being present to yourself and to others.  It includes your moment to moment experience of the now. Presence involves both your visibility and the energy others experience of you. Being fully present is being completely awake to all aspects of being. No words are required. You Read more about About Presence[…]

Pausing to reflect can increase you vision and perspective with which to set a more effective intention.

Pause to Check your Intention to Improve Its Power and Effectiveness

Fuel your intention with a powerful energy. The energy fueling your intention can be more powerful than the intention itself. The road paved with good intentions will follows the pathway of the energy beneath the intent. When you dig deeply at the base of your intention, you will find one of the basic life energies Read more about Pause to Check your Intention to Improve Its Power and Effectiveness[…]

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Create the Story You Want to Live: Things to Know, Do, And Remember

You have the power to create the story you want to live. Whether you are an individual, an entire society, or something inbetween, your story is a lived and told narrative that informs you and others of something about who you are and are not. You are the one who writes, tells and lives that Read more about Create the Story You Want to Live: Things to Know, Do, And Remember[…]

Seven Easy Ways To A Mindful Mindset In Any Circumstance

In distressful times, it can be especially helpful to rest in moments of inner peace.  Here are seven easy ways to create a mindful mindset, no matter how dire your circumstances. First ground yourself by counting five things you see, four things you hear, three things you feel, two things you smell, and one thing Read more about Seven Easy Ways To A Mindful Mindset In Any Circumstance[…]

The Silent Echo of Your Inner Wisdom

She could still hear reverberations of musical chanting. These were more than a silent echo in her mind. Originating in her yoga class, the sounds seemed to continue wafting along in the air on their own unique path to infinity. Mindfulness practice is like this too. It helps you recognize the sound of your own inner Read more about The Silent Echo of Your Inner Wisdom[…]

Your Leadership Story

Think about the leadership story you live and tell.  Is it your truth, or is it superficially wrapped and tied with a bow? An authentic story aligns with your core values and with the truth of who you are. Some tell a story that is not in alignment with their truth. This is more about Read more about Your Leadership Story[…]

Leading With Your Soul

Leadership is too often about ego dynamics and an attachment to your story, resulting in much of the dysfunction we see in our world. True authentic leadership is a powerful story about leading with your soul, which is  much easier to say than do. Leading with soul is to be guided by higher levels of values Read more about Leading With Your Soul[…]