Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Balancing Act It often happens without us noticing. We are going through life with seemingly ease and optimism until one day we realize that it has shifted and is out of balance. It’s a little like aging, we see ourselves day after day in the mirror until one day the...
Perpetual Fires

Perpetual Fires

Perpetual Fires Sometimes it is just better to let the experts speak to a subject. So, this month as I was researching the topic of burnout, I came across this article on one of my favorite websites, and it said everything I wanted to share with...
Slow Down You Move Too Fast

Slow Down You Move Too Fast

Slow Down You Move Too Fast Slow Down, You Move Too FastFor those old enough to remember the Simon and Garfunkle song, The 59th Street Bridge, you might recognize those lyrics and there is much to be said for those six words. The constant rush of doing has become a...
14 Days to Inner Calm

14 Days to Inner Calm

14 Days to Inner Calm 14 Days to Inner CalmIt is sometimes hard to determine whether the worst part of stress is its source – work issues, family problems, or keeping up with a house that is in constant need of cleaning or fixing; OR is it the effects on you – tight...
Alaka’i

Alaka’i

Alaka’i Mentor. With its origins in Greek mythology, where Odysseus leaves his son Telemachus with his friend Mentor to teach him while Odysseus was away fighting and then Athena snatching him away, you might not know where to start to identify what a mentor...
Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep Most of us have heard the quote that refers to falling asleep equated to counting sheep, but if you are like me and my mind at bedtime that never works. And yet, sleep is one of the important keys to your health. There are thousands of studies on the...
Survive and Thrive

Survive and Thrive

Survive and Thrive Are you feeling like you have been thrust into survival mode? Most of us are facing a compounded sense of stress with what is happening in our world and as humans, our brains are hardwired to respond by going into a survival mode of processing. So,...
Summer’s in the Air

Summer’s in the Air

Summer’s in the Air Our sense of smell is one of the most powerful of our senses. It is closely linked to our memory and our emotions. It can be both inviting as well as over-powering and impact the way we perceive the world around us. (see FifthSense) With...
The Life Pizza

The Life Pizza

This particular post called for a repost so here you go… For those of you who find food analogies more likely to spark your interest, here is a take on the balance wheel that you might find fun by one of my favorite authors and speakers, Amanda Gore. Have a look...
The Power of Optimism

The Power of Optimism

It’s true – being an optimist can make you healthier! Optimists are more likely to overcome pain and adversity. By exercising your power of optimism you are able to increase your body’s positive responses. Here are a few ways to develop that positive...
How to Make Time for Your Soul

How to Make Time for Your Soul

* Unplug the television. (and the cell phone, ipad, etc.) * Make regular “soul” time every day. A few minutes first thing in the morning or before bed. * Learn to say no. * Stop doing things you truly don’t want to do. *Redesign your work schedule so...