Learning how to mindfully be present and sit with the full range of human emotions.

How to Mindfully Use Guilt to Fuel Personal Power

If you’re a woman, the feeling of guilt is a close and constant companion. But unlike a close friend, guilt doesn’t feel great to hang out with. For many years I felt guilty about everything: I felt guilty for working and then guilty when I wasn’t working. I felt guilty for doing too much for people and then for not [...]

Strong Back, Soft Front- A Guided Meditation Inspired by Joan Halifax.

10 Minute Strong Back, Soft Front Guided Meditation:   What inner resources do you draw on during difficult or challenging times in your life? Where do you find comfort and shelter from the storms that occur in all of our lives? What I’ve found in both my own life and from the people I work with, is that [...]

2019-11-08T20:31:04+00:00December 16th, 2018|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|

7 Things To Be Mindful of If You’re Not Thriving in Your Life

On a daily basis, I talk with people who feel like they’re sleep-walking through life. They just do not feel like they’re thriving. Most of them can not understand why because they have so much to feel grateful for. This past weekend I was doing some research on how to care for my small salt-water fish tank. I read something [...]

2019-05-16T04:06:20+00:00August 8th, 2018|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|

How to Transform Feeling Irritated Into Kindness and Compassion

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung Have you ever felt irritated with someone? I assume that I’m not the only person that has ever felt irritated or impatient. I also know that this feeling is really uncomfortable. Perhaps, if you’re like me, you’ve noticed that your first response is [...]

Have You Ever Questioned Whether You Made The Right Decision?

Have you ever made a big decision in your life and then questioned whether you made the right decision? Do you believe that a detour in your path is actually a helpful thing? I love what Tony Evans said about that: “Part of reaching your destiny is in understanding your detour.” In my last post, I shared how I made [...]

2019-05-16T03:41:18+00:00May 15th, 2017|Being With Your Feelings And Emotions|
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