I’ll be honest, shelter-in-place and social distancing has not been a cake walk for me. And through my portal to the world and the rest of you (a.k.a. my MacBook Air), looks like some of you may be experiencing the same. Maybe you are one of those gifted individuals that have figured out how to survive in this global pandemic with grace and ease...
This morning I got a text from a neighbor. It was a thoughtful expression of concern around whether we were staying within the social distancing and shelter-in-place guidelines. At first, I did not read it like that. Although it did seem to me that my neighbor was being thoughtful with her words, I interpreted some of her words like a mild attack. My defenses got provoked.
In the present moment we are resilient. We find our wellbeing.
Take a moment to pause and find your breath. Allow your inhale lighten you and connect you with the sky above. Allow your exhale to connect you to the earth below. With each inhale, notice yourself feeing a little lighter and taller, and […]
Stillness has never been something I enjoyed. I have memories of sitting around the kitchen table at 8 years old when my entire family would be reading the Sunday paper and I would be crawling out of my skin wanting to do something!
And then there were the times that my mom wanted me to take […]
The night before the surgery to repair a fractured femur my mind was anything but quiet. I’m not sure why it surprised me, but the film that was playing in my head was a shitty re-run of the accident that put me there and I could feel my body and mind getting anxious. I needed to stay calm and focus on healing.
Every once in a while someone asks about how I transformed my relationship with my mom. It is usually someone that has read my previous blog post on that topic and feels they struggle in that relationship.
Sometimes it astounds me how much our relationship has transformed. It even makes me wonder; can transforming a […]