Fear…Fight, Flight or a Challenge?

Halloween is my JAM. I absolutely love it. My family also takes this holiday very seriously. Let’s just say that we have had our plan for costumes in place since July. Maybe it’s because my husband and I met at a Halloween party, but we really see it as quite the event every year. [...]

What I Learned from Living with a Monk on A Mountain

Every year or so I go on a meditation retreat. This year, I chose a silent retreat on top of a mountain in the middle of Nowhere, North Carolina. It was a white knuckle drive all the way up there on a one-way road (!) where you couldn’t slow down too much or you [...]

By |2017-06-13T15:29:16+00:00June 13th, 2017|gratitude, inspiration, journey into healing, meditation, relaxation, therapy|Comments Off on What I Learned from Living with a Monk on A Mountain

Firework Living

Hello!There is nothing like fireworks to get you in a present moment state of mind.  A burst of brilliance can really force your attention into the now.  The ooooohs and aaaaahs bring us back every year. It's easy to get lost at a firework show.  But, why do we need such events to force us [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00July 3rd, 2012|4th of July, fireworks, how to meditate, meditation, stress, stress therapist, stress therapy|Comments Off on Firework Living

Know the Difference Between Your Mind and Your Brain!

Hello! Is you brain holding you back from making the awesome changes in your life? Could be...Your brain has this physiological survival technique that may be hindering you from keeping up with your healthy habits. Your brain likes to regulate everything in your body so it hums and works perfectly. Unfortunately, this often includes manipulating [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:50+00:00February 2nd, 2010|brain, getting things done, healthy habits, meditation, mind, procrastination, productive|Comments Off on Know the Difference Between Your Mind and Your Brain!

Am I Still Breathing???

These days a lot of talk is rolling around about being "present" and "mindful," what does it all mean anyway??I really like the way Eckert Tolle suggests finding your present moment. He says to just ask yourself, "Am I still breathing?"See, it's impossible to be totally focused on your breath and doing something else. Even [...]

By |2008-09-08T15:34:00+00:00September 8th, 2008|atlanta, breathing exercises, find a therapist, how to meditate, meditation, motivation, stress reducer, stress tips, therapist, therapy|Comments Off on Am I Still Breathing???

Journey Into Healing

Aaaah...I've just returned from a Deepak Chopra conference entitled, "Journey Into Healing"...what a cool experience!Vegetarian meals, twice daily meditation and yoga, classes on healthy living and happy living...now there's a de-stresser! Check out the Chopra center events at http://www.chopra.com/. It was a pleasure to meet Deepak and hear him speak after reading a few of [...]