Feel Your Feet

  Last night on my way home from work I received a phone call from my husband that he and my children were at the emergency room.  My daughter had fallen and hit her head.  They wanted to be sure she did not suffer a major concussion.  I felt my feet on the gas and … Continue reading Feel Your Feet

Spring Cleaning Week 4

It is popular in our culture to say how busy you are.   As a parent, we can feel pressured to be on every committee and sign our children up for several sports, piano lessons, art lessons and, encourage them to achieve top grades.  Now, don't get me wrong, I know there are many well … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Week 4

You’re just getting started

I hope you've enjoyed this 4 week Meditation/Mindfulness Journey with me.  I hope you have found more ways to be present for your life and those around you.  Maybe you've found that sitting everyday is a challenge but have found mindfulness in your day to day activities.  As a result, you are living with less … Continue reading You’re just getting started

Week 4 Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

This week I would like to invite you to try a meditation/visualization practice.  After the birth of my daughter, 14 years ago, ( wow, really), I went through a period of my life with high anxiety.  This anxiety was keeping me from doing fun things around others and hurting my marriage.  I started seeing a … Continue reading Week 4 Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

Week 3 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

Mindfulness:  Bringing ones complete attention to the present experience on a moment-to-moment basis, (according to Wikipedia). My word for 2014 is presence, which to me is being mindful and fully present to each moment of my day as it unfolds.  I still find myself worrying about things in the future.  However, as I keep bringing … Continue reading Week 3 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

Week 2 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

Here we are at week 2 of our Meditation/Mindfulness Journey.  This week's practice is Loving Kindness Meditation or Metta Meditation.  Typically with Loving Kindness Meditation we start with offering loving kindness to ourselves followed by our loved ones and then, to persons that are neutral, for example, the grocery store clerk a stranger on the … Continue reading Week 2 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

28 Day Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

"When we take time to quiet ourselves, we can all sense that our lives could be lived with greater compassion and greater wakefulness."  Jack Kornfield Meditation and mindfulness is spoken of everywhere now.  There are multiple studies being conducted on its effects in the corporate world, education, the health care system and the military.  Technology … Continue reading 28 Day Meditation/Mindfulness Journey

Yoga in Parenting

I'm a mother of 2.  One of my children is an 8 year old boy who is a very spirited and intense child.  He is very creative, smart and funny.  He can carry on a  conversation like an adult.  Along with his wonderful qualities he has an intense personality.  He wants things to go as … Continue reading Yoga in Parenting