Yesterday I shared that I’m getting ready to hunker down for my annual New Year’s Eve reflection activities and I shared my agenda with you — just in case you were looking for something “different” to do this year. Every New Year’s Eve I spend the evening with my journal, sketch pads, candles, card decks, music, prayers, intentions, and [...]
Many women get overwhelmed and even dominated by their own intense and fluctuating feelings. This can lead to “freezing up” and/or “getting stuck” — and sometimes we use that intensity to create drama like over-fantasizing, making erroneous assumptions, getting tangled up in victimology, or becoming depressed. It’s important that we sustain a steady flow of [...]
The energy of a neighbor’s mini-windmill reminds me that sometimes slow and steady is what serves us best. Are you moving too fast?
There are teachers everywhere and symbols in every day of life to remind us of our power. These little red windmills sent to me by a friend are perfect reminders that power is always possible and that movement and energy are what make our dreams come true. Have you had a pinwheel or windmill encounter [...]
So often there is a moment of inspiration. A spark of something that gets us curious. A glimpse that makes us feel excited, alive, passionate, and energetic. But then the moment passes. It vanishes. I have learned time and time again that I must TAKE ACTION at exactly the point when INSPIRATION STRIKES — whether [...]
As I begin to write this, today is the start of Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. I used to dread this time of year when the days are so short, the nights are so long, and there is so much darkness. Depression would set in. Irritability, crankiness, weariness and even despair. It wasn’t until a [...]