Our secret weapon for stress reduction!

Our secret weapon for stress reduction!

Why do we have to deal with stress and anxiety nearly every day? It’s usually because our brains work overtime! We are hard-wired to be on constant high alert. Our brains would love to keep us in a fight, flight or freeze state. They are designed to do just...
How do you rate yourself on surrendering?

How do you rate yourself on surrendering?

Caregivers try so hard to maintain control. We often think we can rest if we finish just one more project. That moment never comes! Our determination to know what is coming next is about our need to feel safe. We feel threatened and even like failures if we think we...
Being Instead of Doing

Being Instead of Doing

One day recently, my Tai Chi teacher, Ruby Aver, spoke on the concept of “Being instead of Doing.”   Most of us have heard this phrase but do we take time to contemplate its meaning, or are we too busy “doing”?   Doing indicates...
Have you noticed where your feet are today? (video)

Have you noticed where your feet are today? (video)

Do you know where your feet are right now?    Can you feel your feet on the earth? We often forget to bring our feet along for the ride throughout our day. How often do we notice our feet as we race through our day? We forget that we have a body at all! Zen master...
We like to know that we are in control! (video)

We like to know that we are in control! (video)

We are often feeling overwhelmed at our own lists. Then we add even more to the list to prove to ourselves that we are in control! When things fall apart or we can’t do one more thing, we begin to unravel. Is it possible for you to stop adding to the list or to...

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