Short Moments, Many Times

Short Moments, Many Times

We all aspire to be our better selves, right?  And at moments, however frequent, or infrequent, we are in that space of peace, love, spaciousness, bliss, positive energy, etc, whatever we envision to be the qualities of our better selves….

Resolutions for the New Year – Need Help?

Resolutions for the New Year – Need Help?

Friends, I thought I would pass this along to you all at this time of reflection, New Year’s resolutions…and weight loss goals! As many of you are aware, I made the decision to leave the industry I spent 21 years…

Lessons from Water

Lessons from Water

The following is an excerpt from the great book 365 Tao (highly recommended), which contains a short message for each day of the year.  This is today’s message, day 349.  My take away from this message is to live authentically. …

Life Clock! Start with the End in Mind

Life Clock! Start with the End in Mind

As we move closer to the end of the year it is the natural time to reflect on the past year.  As another year passes, we can all look back on it and come to some conclusion, or at least…

Nothing Special

Nothing Special

“If you continue this simple practice every day, you will attain some wonderful power.  Before you attain it, it is something wonderful, but after you attain it, it is nothing special” – Shunryu Suzuki I first read this saying in…

Gratitude for…

Gratitude for…

We all know the key to happiness and a fulfilled life is gratitude.  Most of us have something we can be grateful for if we really think about it.  Like most people, I am grateful for my family, my relationships,…

Perspective on Gratitude

Perspective on Gratitude

I first saw the following in the incredible book The Power of Myth, by Joseph Campbell.  It is also available on audio and DVD.  The Power of Myth was an absolute game changer for me the first time I listened…

Everything can be useful

Everything can be useful

The following is from the great book 365 Tao:   Manure             Manure makes excellent fertilizer. Life has ordure. When you water your plants, you sometimes have to feed them.  Manure is an excellent way to feed plants. Isn’t that…