Insights

Is that how you want to live?

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Is there some part of your life that feels unsettled? Unfocused? Unresolved? Is there some issue that feels confusing, fuzzy, something you think you’ve put to rest only to have it pop back up again, staring you in the eye? What’s that doing there? You may say, I thought […]

Body Compass

Delight

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These days, I seek antidotes to the despair I feel given our current political situation. These days, I need ways to manage the rage and sorrow that erupts from near-constant assaults on truth and justice, the erosion of morality, the absence of courage and real leadership […]

Mindset

Practice Makes Imperfect

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The following is an excerpt from my meditation this morning: Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. I really need to bring that chair to the studio. Should I do that today? Maybe I better wait until tomorrow. (Notice I’m planning.) Say, I’m back. […]

Action

STOP

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Martha Beck is a big believer in teeny tiny turtle steps. This, she says, is the most powerful way to transform. “If you’re not getting there fast enough,” she’s been known to say, ” take smaller steps.” This is exactly the opposite of what every […]

Mindset

Start Fresh

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Regardless of how you feel about year-end taking of stock or setting of goals or making of resolutions, it’s natural to look back and ahead at this time of year. So, my Dear Reader, what if you did it in a whole new way? What […]

Action

Focus on your WHY

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I did a presentation of Part 2 of my solo show last week. On the ride there, I started feeling nervous, so instead of focusing on how I would do or whether I was ‘ready’, I pulled into a rest area and recorded my WHY. […]

Experiments

Poke a hole in it

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I’ve been thinking lately that I ought to call myself a Mindset Coach. I mean what else is there?  Our thoughts create feelings which form beliefs that drive our behavior that lead to more thoughts and more feelings, solidifying belief systems and ingraining habits that we often call […]

Action

Start Here

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You don’t need to get to any other place before you start something new.   Do you need a little encouragement today? Harry Bernstein wrote and wrote and wrote and finally published his memoir to critical acclaim when he was 96. He published his second at […]

Body Compass

What Might Happen?

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Ekhart Tolle says, Cooperate with the present moment as if you asked for it. That Ekhart. He’s so cray. I imagine tickling him over and over, my face pressed very close to his, saying, Did you ask for this, Ekhart? Did you? Did you? Hmm? […]