7 Tips for Nurturing Inner Peace

7 Tips for Nurturing Inner Peace

1.    Don’t take on other’s burdens as your own. The most meaningful support is born from compassion and loving kindness. When we carry another’s issue as our own, our personal agenda adds to the burden as opposed to lightening the load. Then, we can easily become the ones that need support instead of being supportive. …

Freedom to Fly

Freedom to Fly

(When I redesigned this site, I eliminated the articles page. I am republishing some of those writings in order to include them in the current site. I wrote this article in 2002 and it was originally posted in 2006.)   When I was a young girl, we had a pine tree in our yard that …

What Did That Sign Say?

What Did That Sign Say?

The signs are everywhere….if you look, and remember to follow through. Encarta defines memory as: the ability … to retain learned information and knowledge of past events and experiences and to retrieve that information and knowledge. Granted, I’m middle aged (which means that most of my family and friends are as well), but memory issues …

Trying Something New

Trying Something New

Recently, I wrote a blog about the Path of Vulnerability. In an effort to walk my talk and put my discoveries into practice, I opened to creating change within myself. I observed my resistance, reminded myself that I chose happiness, and that being mindful of my feelings of vulnerability could assist me with achieving that …

The Path of Vulnerability

The Path of Vulnerability

There’s a wonderful presentation by Brene Brown posted on YouTube called The Power of Vulnerability (click here to view the video). What she discovered after six years of research surprised her… and me. Initially, her discovery that humans share a sense of fear and shame which relates to a sense of unworthiness was familiar to …