self care


expanding
I’m Understood within Myself  I can get there from here: EXPANDING. People always ask me about the dream I had a few years ago I had documented and wrote called Divine Love—Divine Dream.  The dream where I saw my grandfathers face and experienced what I called Divine Love — was […]

Journal Entry December 9: Expanding


courage, the first step
Maya Angelou Said courage was the most important virtue. We do it everyday on conscious or subconscious levels. The moment we wake up and place our feet on the floor, whether we “have it all,” live in fear, or are recovering from a trauma, we are — choosing courage. Courage […]

COURAGE




Grace
Letter to a Bohemian  What seems empty now is just the space — received to receive — that which we are willing to become. Always love and teach it. Desire and devour it — be compassionate.  Forgive the mis-created reflections, yet exhale gratitude for each microsecond. Be truer to your […]

Bohemian


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5 Tips to Cultivate Core Care Nature is the rehab of choice when in need of coming home to cultivate my confidence, self-value and values. There is nothing like sitting on top of a sunbathed hot rock by a river to recharge and contemplate what has happened during the week […]

Self-Worth Through Service


reflection
“Both in waking and in dreaming – acknowledging our forgiving self, believing self and our loving self is critical.” -Merging Worlds Acknowledge your goodness. Say hello, also to the dark parts  – for they want to be seen and heard too. Mirror work is a beautiful practice for this. Namaste. […]

MIRROR WORK





Heart
INTUITION — an integral part of any wellness practice. It speaks directly on our behalf. Probably the most important ingredient to our wellbeing. ‪#‎ChooseWell‬ ‪#‎ChooseWithoutFear‬ ‪#‎NoMoreFear‬ ‪#‎NoFearFriday

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5 Ways to Transform Your Holidays & Reduce Stress Create a routine Choose a time each day for your personal practice. Your practice could include meditation, exercise or taking a candlelit bath. Make it your personal time even if it is for 10 minutes! Reduce caffeine and sugar Over-consuming coffee, […]

Holiday 2.0



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The job of an artist, of any kind, is to interpret, to show, to explain what they are seeing. Never be afraid to express what you see. From a young boy, I remember feeling — well, what seemed at the time, like just about everything. Being overwhelmed by the outside […]

Working on Purpose




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One thing I learned from loss is: Without the job, the title, the car, the money – you discover who love’s and supports you for who you really are. And they are the same people who include and support everyone else’s successes and dreams – which is a good barometer […]

Loss Teaches




explore food
MINDFUL EATING TIP: Permission to Explore: Don’t force yourself to eat things you don’t like. But – TRY NEW THINGS. Eliminate table salt, sugar and processed food – especially white flour. Give yourself permission to explore cleaner and greener foods like kale, spinach or arugula or good complex carbohydrates like sweet […]

MINDFUL EATING TIP: Permission to Explore


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Look everywhere for kindness – in the eyes of a stranger, to the words of our global brothers and sisters, through the laughter of our children, the nudge from our pets, in the sounds of nature. Keep looking – seek it as you would your favorite flower – acknowledge it, […]

Seek Kindness


happy
Write yourself a happy ending. At least rewrite the past to make the present more peaceful. And write the world a happy ending while you’re at it. Be inclusive. Be generous about it. Write your neighbor a happy ending – or the stranger in line behind you at Starbucks or […]

Write Yourself a Happy Ending




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Recharging the Empath Years ago I read a book titled “Are you Really Too Sensitive” by Marcy Calhoun. That was the beginning of my understanding through someone else’s words, what an empath is, why I felt that way I did, and how to take better care of myself. The dictionary […]

Recharging the Empath


Gym Food 1
So, I got home from the gym tonight, looked in the fridge and this happened: Brown herbed rice with steamed shitake, steamed asparagus, smoked mozzarella, and cilantro…few drops of olive oil, Braggs Aminos and I had myself a really satisfying quick meal. Yum, I tell ya… 🙂

Fuel for the Gods



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Being is defined as “the quality or state of having existence, something that actually exists, a living thing”. So, our global self value, our collective worthiness, rises when you and I see each other’s natural state of being – alive. Then, each one of us, being the vessel, brings collective […]

Collective Self Worth



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One thing we can do during the day to cultivate peace in our environment is to breath. I have done this in my office at work during the day at times before a meeting or when I just needed to clear the air. Stand up, hold your hands in prayer […]

Yoga Anytime



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Some days when I am out and about and I know that I haven’t any prepared food at home, I will stop at the local market for what I call healthy takeout. You have to poke around a bit, but usually you can find something in the store, cooked and […]

Cheap Healthy Eats in Motion


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Peppermint has been used for centuries as a natural aid. I use it to make mouthwash, in tea for digestion, or a whiff to release a tension headache. Recently, two of my friends complaining of the onset of a tension headache, inhaled a couple of breathes of 100 percent pure […]

Peppermint Oil For Tension Headache


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Stand in your own energy, stick out, no matter what is going on around you. Stand in peace, in observation without reaction but acting with that which is abiding within you. Being courage.

Being Courage