A Communication Tip for the Holidays and Beyond: “Me Time”

Have you ever been in a conversation where you were so busy formulating a response that you missed what the other person said altogether? Sometimes I think life happens this way; life as a conversation where we are only half-way committed, half-way listening. Many times we are so fixated on predicting what happens next that … Continue reading A Communication Tip for the Holidays and Beyond: “Me Time”

The Power of Stillness

Lizards are masters. Snakes are pros. Cats are champions at it too… when they’re asleep. What do they have in common? They all can be exceptionally still. Humans? Not so much. We need to work at it a little harder. Stillness doesn’t seem to be in our genes. Rather, we seem programmed to do more; to work … Continue reading The Power of Stillness

Breathing on Purpose

As humans, we are required to breathe each and every day. Just like the plants, we need oxygen, food and water. Unfortunately, we can't make our food from sunlight. But breathing. We have control over this one. Lately, I've managed the practice of breathing on purpose. Now, if you don't breathe on purpose, your body … Continue reading Breathing on Purpose