Author Archive | Adele Ryan McDowell

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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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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Let’s talk Balancing Act…/MyNDTALK-Balancing-Act.mp3 Hi Lovies, I have decided that summer season is going to focus on balance and coping here on The Penguin. Our world is crazy-fast, filled with lots of incoming, scary news and surreal moments. Finding balance is not a bad idea. To kick off this season of balance, I am going to share a […]

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