Growth

April 5, 2018   GROWTH   We are two weeks into spring and depending on where you are in the world it may not feel like it with cooler temperatures lingering, but we can all see it all around us. Buds are popping up from the ground and on some branches, the air smells different, […]

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Understanding

March 4, 2018 UNDERSTANDING   Understanding :: sympathetically aware of other people’s feelings; forgiving. It can also be defined as having insight or good judgement. What would it look like if we each deeply embraced the energy of understanding into our days? We can always be more understanding, right? There can be greater understanding of […]

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Allowance

February 4, 2018   Allowance is simply defined as the act of allowing; permission. It is different than acceptance.  Acceptance implies tolerance. Allowance is giving someone permission to behave how they are behaving.  It gives us permission to feel how we are feeling. Allowance is the antidote to resistance.  Resistance keeps us stuck, whereas allowance […]

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Equanimity

January 2018   Equanimity   Equanimity is defined as mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation. Equanimity is the capacity to improvise while remaining serene.  It is the capacity to be present, neutral, and available.  It is strength and softness with strong and clear boundaries. Equanimity is a state of […]

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November Mantra

November 14, 2015   “I am grateful for kindness.”   This month, as I have increased my gratitude practice, I’ve heightened my awareness around kindness. I always intend to be kind, but sometimes I get a big fat FAIL when it comes to my kids and my husband.  So, I’ve made being kind the top […]

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