life: your movie reel

Your mind creates the world you live in. Quiet literally, you are the director, star actor, supporting roles and extras for you own personal movie. And you get to choose: What reality do you wish to create? What perspective will you take? Sometimes it is hard to see the silver lining. Life catches us in negativity,Continue reading “life: your movie reel”

dropping into the present

“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”  Albert Einstein Living in the now is the greatest present you can give yourself and others this holiday season. It feels good, is free of cost, and sends positive energy to your body mentally, physically, and emotionally. When you are able to ground yourselves inContinue reading “dropping into the present”

THINK before you speak

Controlling our reactions to external stimuli has been a hot topic for me over the past couple months. There is an immense power within our brain that can dictate how we feel and what perspective we take. It takes time and constant reminders to even begin to understand the strength we possess. So here weContinue reading “THINK before you speak”

what do you focus on

Your focus becomes your reality. Literally, what you focus on shapes your experiences in life. Let’s do a little exercise to see how it works. Think of a problem you have, because lets face it, we all have problems. Many of us focus and dwell on these problems. Take a moment now to focus onContinue reading “what do you focus on”

what pottery class taught me

A few weeks ago my friend and I decided we wanted to take a pottery class this summer. The class was to take place on Alki Beach, a beautiful shoreline just 10 minutes from Seattle, in the beach house. It so sounded dreamy when she suggested it, I probably would have paid any price toContinue reading “what pottery class taught me”

connect your mind & body with your breath

Breath, or pranayama in Sanskrit, is one of the key life forces that maintain our lives. It nourishes us with each inhale and cleanses our body with each exhale. It gives us the moment to slow down and think before speaking, helps us to refocus when lost, and relax when stressed. Today, pay special attentionContinue reading “connect your mind & body with your breath”

Breath Work

Take a deep breath in… as large as you possibly can…. and then slowly breathe it out.     Ahh. Nothing as refreshing and full deep breathes. The funny thing is, each time we need our breath the most, when we get scared or anxious, we naturally restrict it without conscious awareness. If we wereContinue reading “Breath Work”