The Power of Now Reflections

  There is nothing like watching a sunset while reading the words you scribbled eons ago in a good book.  There is a plethora of heart wise nuggets in Eckhart’s pages.   These three resonate with what myself, clients and friends are feeling these days.. THE MOST PRECIOUS THING IS THE PRESENT MOMENT I love howContinue reading “The Power of Now Reflections”

MASTER YOUR TIME

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. -Mark Twain It seems as though some people get everything done effortlessly while others feel that time constantly eludes them.  The key to successful time managementContinue reading “MASTER YOUR TIME”

YOUR MIND! OPT TO OBSERVE IT

How often throughout our busy workday do we genuinely observe where our mind naturally wanders?  Does it take us into a state of fantasy? humor? stress? fear?  More importantly – do we like where we end up..  The beauty of pausing to recognize what emotional state our mind brings us into, is that we mightContinue reading “YOUR MIND! OPT TO OBSERVE IT”

8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS

MEDITATION:  Believing that mediation requires an hour of silence in a zen-like atmosphere is a common misconception.  A mere THREE MINUTES! of stillness and focused breathing has proven to quell anxiety, ease depression and ignite a positive mental state.  Anywhere, anytime – one can “meditate”. 2.  LAUGHTER:  Let it be thy medicine.   Why? Well, firstContinue reading “8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS”

Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?

Love thy neighbor as thyself? I think we can all agree this suggestion at times can be challenging as we race about our day, determined to complete the task at hand and focused on our individual path. We see reality through our perspective alone. So when we get thwarted by someone on their own trajectory,Continue reading “Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?”

Day 74- power of the parking lot pause

Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new years resolution was to practice what I preach and use the power of the 3 minute pause to change my thought patterns.  At the start of my 7 hour corporate wellness gig at Paxata (a data preparation tool company, similar to Excel)Continue reading “Day 74- power of the parking lot pause”

Day 62-power of the pause

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” New Year’s resolution was a 5 minute meditation in Cuesta park after working a corporate wellness event. The event was wonderful, yet I left with a mind that was running away from the present moment-grounds for anxiety!-I knew I had to S.T.O.P. (MadeContinue reading “Day 62-power of the pause”

Day 61- the fifth agreement

“BE SKEPTICAL, BUT LEARN TO LISTEN..”  Don’t believe yourself or anybody else. Use the power of doubt to question everything you hear: is it really the truth? Listen to the intent behind words, and you will understand the real message. Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” New Year’s resolutionContinue reading “Day 61- the fifth agreement”

Day 39- Mental Hygiene

“Meditation is mind without agitation”. Stress causes agitation (I think we all experience a bit these days ;)) and Meditation allows us to take charge of our own nervous system and emotions. Today’s first was an on the spot decision and proved to be quite smart. I was driving up to San Francisco from SiliconContinue reading “Day 39- Mental Hygiene”

Day 16 – The Five Minute Miracle Daily Guided Meditation

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein  Today’s First – Took 5 minutes during a busy work day to close my eyes, hold the face to the sunlight and delve into a 5 minute guided meditation via youtube.  At first I was having trouble quieting theContinue reading “Day 16 – The Five Minute Miracle Daily Guided Meditation”