It occurs to me, this year especially, how valuable communication rituals are. What we talk about, we get better at. What we get better at, the more freedom, creativity and connection we have. Hopefully, discussions are happening around our dinner tables that will keep us better connected by helping us to understand our differences and the unique ways we experience some moments. Who doesn’t want to live and thrive unburdened. Our Shine can do with a little polish sometimes.
It starts in the way we bring up our kids. Research supports the ritual of shared family dinners as a means … Read the rest Read More
Do you ever wonder what creates the feeling of FLOW? It just feels so incredibly fabulous when it’s happening to you. I see it and experience the joy of it sometimes in tennis. I was watching my son Justin play tennis yesterday at the Provincial Tennis Championships at the Jericho Tennis Club. In the first set, he was on fire, cracking his serve in and clearly in flow, winning it 6-0. Then in the second set, he tightened up at the beginning of the set as his opponent started playing better and won two games… I could almost see Justin … Read the rest
Self-Confidence You Can Count On
I don’t know about you, but self-confidence seems to be an illusive, ever changing belief state. I’ve often wondered how we might cultivate a deeper, more constant state of quiet , calm, rock solid self-confidence. Just imagine what we could do with a confidence like 5 months pregnant Rhianna who sang at the recent LVII Super Bowl?
We often think of self-confidence in terms of having a well-developed war chest of extraordinary singing talents, education, emotional intelligence, or skills that we have accumulated in our work, playing sports, or our hobbies, or … how fast … Read the rest Read More
Love like Water this Valentine’s Week
Imagine surfing your way into Valentine’s Day on your own massive wave of love. Waking up this morning, why not take a moment and connect with your core strengths? You might recall positive moments from last week when your strengths showed up. Or you might write down some positive goals for your week ahead.
You have, (actually we all have), phenomenal potential. And like water, the intention with which we start each day may manifest as a ride of vibrancy, joy, and creativity… or a last crash into a shoreline of despair. Easy choice … Read the rest Read More
“Life is like a box of Chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Forest Gump
The thing is, chocolate surprises are nice, but what about designing something more for yourself this year? Why not sweeten the day this Saturday?
Sit back and think about what your favorite Valentine fantasy might be? O.K. now, in your wildest dreams, what is going to happen this Saturday? Not sure yet? Read on..
Whether you are partnered at this moment in your life or not, what do you want to feel this Saturday? Loved of course! And maybe excited? Comforted? Challenged? even tantalized? … Read the rest Read More