I don’t know if it’s a mid-life awakening or simply a survival technique to help get me through the teenage years with my kids, but I have been setting some big boundaries this year. Partly, it’s to conserve energy because I’m 50! But also, it’s to preserve my peace. So, where there are
In our culture, we refer to a vibe as a feeling that a person brings to a space. For example, you may hear someone say, “he brings a fun, party vibe” or “she has a boring, downer vibe”. We tend to use words to describe a person’s energy. But it goes much deeper
As a parent, friend, and co-worker, I encounter new experiences almost daily that require deeper understanding and adaptation. So, diving into the topic of humility this month was on point; a true adventure of unlearning and expansion. My first step was to deconstruct an old belief.
In Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer writes: “Knowing that you love the Earth changes you, activates you to defend and protect and celebrate. But when you feel that the Earth loves you in return, that relationship transforms from a one-way street to a sacred bond.” These words land on my heart like a prayer
When you’re in rhythm with the universe, you feel good. You’re in a groove. You’re in alignment with your values and with others - feeling good about yourself, producing meaningful work, making good friends. However, life is messy and, in the messiness, your rhythm can be interrupted very quickly.
You've likely heard writers or artists say, when describing a piece of work or their process, that it came through them in a "stream of consciousness". For me, consciousness is a flow of energy that comes in the moment from a deep awareness of self. It's like a flow of energy from the
Happy Summer! With the kids home from school and the days being longer, I am anticipating a busy time ahead. To stay healthy and aware of our physical and emotional needs, I am sharing some of my favourite self-care techniques with you in this Summer Guide To Living On The Path!
Self-awareness is the ultimate guide to well-being. It is knowing your emotional landscape and experiencing life in the present. On the path, we are exploring presence through vulnerability, creativity, joy, courage, and many other ways that help us get to know ourselves on a deeper level and respond to situations with a deeper sense