The lessons of waiting

Waiting for important information is never easy. You know how it is. You are filled with anticipation. You keep looking at the clock. Your mind is a Tilt-a-whirl of scenarios and possibilities. You don’t know what’s coming. Is the answer yes or no? Is the news good or bad? You have no idea. Your wait […]

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An emotional hangover

Ever have one of those weeks when there is palpable, anger-inciting tension between you and a family member? Or you have had a crushing misunderstanding with one of your dearest friends? Or there is an incident at work that has had you mumbling obscenities under your breath and double-checking your pension benefits? As a result […]

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The flow of focus

It’s sometimes so hard to maintain our focus. The world is full of so many delicious distractions. It almost seems easier to be preoccupied. Focus requires commitment and dedication. Focus demands our complete, unadulterated attention. Sustained focus is an act of will that delivers us into a channel of flow. Focus moves us from the […]

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The message of resentments

Have you ever felt supreme resentment over another’s action? How dare they do that to you, you of all people! You have always been there for them. You have sacrificed for them. You have rearranged your life for them. They have the unmitigated gall to ignore, hurt or rebuff you. How could they! Sound familiar? […]

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Crash, bang, boom

There is a day when you cross a threshold. You walk into another space of consciousness, a place where you decide you have had enough. No more. You are done. Finished. You cannot carry another burden, manage another effort or create another strategy. You have reached a limit; actually, you have surpassed that limit and […]

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Deep fatigue

Are you ready to acknowledge the deep level of fatigue that has settled into your body? You have run hither and thither; you have done this and that; you have been responsible and responsive. You have, on more than one occasion, overdrawn on your reserves. You have no more to give; there is nothing else […]

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Hello, Balance, my old friend

When our world is out of whack, fragile and upside-down, we desperately go in search of our balance, that je ne sais quoi that helps us refind ourselves and reclaim our respective centers. Balance is a difficult space to inhabit and even more difficult to sustain given our fast-past, Tilt-a-Whirl world and the demands we […]

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Got stress?

Do you have a monkey mind that has run amok? Is there lots of chatter ricocheting around your cranium? Is there so much clamor and internal conversation that it’s standing room only in your head? Like the deli counter, do you need to take a number to discern which inner voice has taken over the […]

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