The New “Norm“

Many people are talking or writing about the new norm. It took them a few days to settle into the “new norm”. At first they were resistant to change and were upset at not being able to go to work or that their kids were at home. The routine had changed and they were all…

Creating Space

Give energy to creating a physically serene place Most of us think of creating a space as something physical. And we do need to give energy to creating a physically serene place in our home. We have dedicated one room in our house for meditation, reflection, and elevated reading. I have listened to music there…

Self-Respect and Courage

There cannot be any fear when I live in my self-respect, fully aware of who I am. This is the first step to true mindfulness.

Happening Now

Follow my blog to stay connected and to learn about how you can join the latest workshop. To view past events please visit my Workshops page.

Looking Ahead

Inner reflection takes honesty, detachment and courage. With these three virtues active, look at what you wish to continue doing. It is important to reflect on what is working and appreciate your efforts in cooperating in this. Value what is good and positive.

Dissolving Past Versions

This is an experience I had in meditation this morning. I thought to share it with you. I am being pulled out of this old role I am playing. There is a gentle hand guiding me. I feel that I am stuck in a few places. It is like a glue that needs to be…

Taking Time In

Traditionally parents and teachers have used “time outs” as a method to control behaviour. What if you took a “time in”? A time in to reflect, be silent, listen to your thoughts, see what you are feeling, and choose to maybe get out of your negative space.

Traffic Jam or Traffic Control?

Every hour or a few times a day, stop what you are doing and observe the traffic in your mind. Take a deep breathe. Don’t worry, the sky won’t fall down! Just watch what you are feeling and what thoughts you have been allowing to enter your mind.

Is Tech Really to Blame?

What culture are we living in that all members are in one room looking at a screen? Take a few minutes and reflect on the culture you are setting in your home or in your car. Close your device and open your eyes to something new. Stop blaming the kids. Stop being mad at technology. Instead, be creative, create enthusiasm, be courageous.