Spectacles and rituals

What childhood spectacles and rituals of connection do you remember? Did you have favorites? Were there themes threading through your favorites? Spectacles and rituals might have had to do with waking up or going to bed, mealtimes or playtimes. If you liked the way those connecting habits made you feel, maybe you could incorporate them, […]

January 12, 2015 | Read the rest

Entice your optimist

The optimist inside you will always have something to offer. Could it be it’s only waiting for you to ask? When the optimistic part of yourself seems absent, entice it back by saying, “Gee, this is such good news. Now I can ______.” Invite perspective to open and attention to expand. Maybe you’ll discover a […]

January 5, 2015 | Read the rest

A hand to hold

Mindfulness and creativity go hand in hand. If you meet a moment when you shy away from embodying your full self, including all the questions and discomforts, it can be a challenge to open and allow creativity to enter the mix. Reach out to yourself. Try holding your own hand or using a hand to […]

November 24, 2014 | Read the rest

Rapture’s Spark

When was the last time you felt rapture? What were you doing? Maybe what sparked your rapture was something as simple as a pair of rainbow socks or as complex as a Mozart symphony. No matter. Whatever caused it, you felt it in your body somehow, somewhere. How would you describe that feeling?

October 6, 2014 | Read the rest

Put on your shades

Summer’s here and the sun’s out. Yes, it’s gorgeous out and you’re still feeling a little, well, stressed right? Pinched for time and sleep-deprived, maybe? Try this quick tip to find a little calm: put your sunglasses on. Studies show that a furrowed brow makes you feel more sad and anxious, so when you’re squinting […]

June 9, 2014 | Read the rest
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