What does that voice inside you really want for you? Do you ever take time out to consider what is most important? Sometimes I wonder what my parents might have paid more attention to if they had lived more consciously. My father was an Architect but my favorite memories of him were seeing him oil paint in his studio… or plant carrots in his vegetable garden at the side of our house.
My mother loved to bake bread. I still remember her in all the stages of pounding out the dough, covering it while it would rise, and then pounding … Read the rest
If I told you that the skip in your step will put the bounce back into your creative brain, would you believe me? Many researchers and neuroscientists will tell you I am right.
Has anyone out there had a challenging time in the last couple of weeks? Was it the full moon? Was it the drop in the Canadian dollar? What a relief that today is St. Patrick’s Day.. a day of green beer, lucky shamrocks and a whole lot of “Top of the mornings to ya!” Today could be your day to lighten up and connect more … Read the rest
“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
VISION, COMMITMENT & TRUST FOR 2015
After a legendary turnaround win in the final 3 minutes of the Seattle Seahawks football game against Green Bay Packers two weekends ago, Russell Wilson, Seahawks Quarterback was interviewed and asked “How did you do it?” Turnaround games such as what happened January 18th are stories we usually only see in fantastical movies!
My husband & I were there in Seattle with all the other 12th Man fans and we all experienced the thrill of that legendary game day. We hung in there when many Seahawks fans were leaving in the 4th Quarter because … Read the rest
The interesting thing is that we are so good at play when we are young, and we fail to see the virtue of it the older we get! Why is that?? What belief holds you back from being more playful? Is it that you value ‘productive work’ and judge play as being ‘non-productive’?
Or is it that you never really learned how to play full out? What were the messages about play in your family growing up? What are the conditions for you to bring on playful you today? You know, that playful attitude you can choose or not choose … Read the rest
Is it time to realize we all carry some emotional baggage? How can we reduce any excess baggage? Sir Elton John inspired some new thoughts for me about how to reduce our load by better handling what I have dubbed the ‘A.B.C.s’ of life: Authenticity, Boundaries, and Caring.
I couldn’t sleep last night after going to Elton John’s Saturday Night concert. Seeing him for the fifth time brought up a lot of old memories and got me thinking about …everything. First of all, I was thinking about what a privilege it has been for me to be … Read the rest