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[…]

Who Are You Beyond Your Ego? Hold Space for the Authentic Self

What is the true or authentic self and who are you beyond your ego?  The true you is connected with the spirit of you — many call this your soul.   Mindfulness is one way to create and hold space for this truth of you.    Remember that mindfulness is the practice of being fully Read more about Who Are You Beyond Your Ego? Hold Space for the Authentic Self[…]

Connect to the Truth of Who You Are

In the hustle and bustle of this material world, it can be challenging to make time to connect with the truth of who you are. Do you know who you really are? Music is one of many ways to connect to the spirit of you. Perhaps this bit of mythology can some provide inspiration: In Read more about Connect to the Truth of Who You Are[…]

Creativity is Storytelling from the Soul

Creativity is storytelling straight from the soul. Sharing your art adds to the collective wisdom of all. Not everyone will be able to receive the gift you share.  To fully appreciate your art, others must have a capacity for self-reflection. For some, your work will be a welcomed salve to the soul. You can witness Read more about Creativity is Storytelling from the Soul[…]

This is My Story, This is My Song

A song can remind us of times long past. Music can also trigger physiological memories. When a song triggers both your story and your soul connections, you can feel the associated electrical and chemical energy coursing neurologically through your body. A close friend showed me a photo of a plaque she thought I should hang in Read more about This is My Story, This is My Song[…]

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[…]

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Courageous Presence: Mindfulness Even in Times of Adversity

To live and lead effectively, you must develop and maintain an authentically courageous presence.  This is not to be confused with false bravado.  Authentic courage is actually about love. Maintaining a courageous presence means you must come home to and be in alignment with your true self, aka your soul and your higher power. Interestingly, Read more about Courageous Presence: Mindfulness Even in Times of Adversity[…]

The Magic of Breathing Under Water

This was no ordinary dream.  It  was a dream about authentic and transformative leadership: I was swimming peacefully along the bottom of the pool, all the while breathing… Breathing? Yes.  Taking deep yogic breaths while swimming underwater! So peaceful.  Fully in the flow.  Blissful.  Timeless moments.  Effortless action. But then I became afraid, thinking “This can’t Read more about The Magic of Breathing Under Water[…]