Stress is all too common these days. Many people are stretched both physically and emotionally due to financial, work, and family pressures. Learning how to manage stress can greatly improve the quality of your life.
Even if you are not directly impacted by the economic turbulence, political unrest, or unsettling climate change, we are all affected by the fear and uncertainty that is in the air. Life keeps showing us that there are no guarantees and that answers can’t be found ‘out there.’ Where can we find peace of mind? The soul, our deepest essence, is a wonderful place to turn to for security and fulfillment. I think our souls may be smiling these days because more and more of us are turning in that direction. The ego’s losses are often the soul’s greatest gain. Here are some tools and ideas for soul care in these challenging times. Continue reading “Soul Care for Difficult Times”
Are you stuck in a particular area of your life? Are you procrastinating with regard to a project? Do you want to write, exercise, or reorganize your closets, but find yourself putting everything else first? Do you have a vision for a new career, but can’t take action on your ideas? Are you in an unfulfilling relationship, but don’t know how to leave? Here are some tips for getting unstuck. Continue reading “5 Tips for Overcoming Obstacles”
We could never have guessed
We are already blessed
where we are …
– James Taylor
Living in the moment is a key to happiness and freedom. Learning to have what Zen teacher, Shunryu Suzuki, called Beginner’s Mind is a way to experience the aliveness of the here and now. Continue reading “Why and How to Be Here Now”