Good Advice

I was rushing around the other day, trying to get things done, when I stopped in my tracks, realizing I was doing the exact thing that I caution others not do do: rush through the day without pausing to enjoy it!  Gosh, I thought, I seriously need to take some of my own advice.  Then,Continue reading “Good Advice”

Touch for a High-Tech World

I recently read this article in one of my massage publications and wanted to share it here on my blog.  Human connection is something we all need and deserve to have in this life.  It’s the reason we’re here, to connect with each other.  American culture sees touch as taboo, while others literally embrace eachContinue reading “Touch for a High-Tech World”

Stop Being “Perfect”

“Life doesn’t have to be perfect to be wonderful.” I read this statement one day on a poster in the front lobby of a dry-cleaning shop, of all places.  It hit me like a ton of bricks.  You mean, I have permission to be happy without every little thing in my life being in place?Continue reading “Stop Being “Perfect””

Your Authentic Life

What does “living with authenticity” mean to you?  What does it feel like?  It might be easier to describe what NOT living authentically feels like.  For example, when what you truly believe is stuffed down inside, when you’re really unhappy at work, when you have a bad gut feeling when you hang out with certainContinue reading “Your Authentic Life”

Trust Your Gut

Have you ever wondered why we have this saying: trust your gut?  We don’t say, “Trust your liver.”  Or, “Trust your spleen…”  It turns our we have such a complex and developed neuron system in our “gut” that it’s been called our second brain. “Technically known as the enteric nervous system, the second brain consistsContinue reading “Trust Your Gut”

Thanking Community Members

Tonight’s Gratitude Group meeting was about being grateful for people in our community.  Let’s chat a bit about that here. There are a lot of people in our community that help make it a better place.  Often, these people work hard without us noticing, behind the scenes, or in scary jobs, or in jobs weContinue reading “Thanking Community Members”