Compassion always…and other kind reminders…

There’s a FaceBook page I’ve been following daily called “The Optimism Revolution.” Have you seen it? It is really wonderful. Daily inspiring quotes that are less cliché and more thoughtful than most. Today the one he posted was particularly good. It’s the photograph you see here.  It reminds us all that what we see is…

Being Present

There’s so much going on in our busy lives these days. We run from one thing to the next. We complain to our friends and family “Oh, I’m so busy!” …and then we continue on the same path. We struggle to finish one task so we can move on to the next. We look ahead…

Understanding Mindfulness

You’ve heard about mindfulness and want to learn more…then this workshop for you! Come take your lunch hour to join us on this dynamic adventure into mindfulness, with a twist of intuition. In this workshop you will learn how to enhance your awareness and make purposeful choices to shape your life in the direction you’d like…

Time to get moving?

Check out my latest Mindset Column in the “Out and About Issue” of az-lifestyle.com on how to get moving again and accomplish all the things you’ve been wanting to do, just by setting your intention! http://az-lifestyle.com/2013/3/313#p=60 Get Moving! Setting Your Intentions and Getting Motivated… Spring has sprung (or is at least close to springing) and it’s…

Life is unfair…but it’s OK

I ran across this beautiful Mother Theresa quote on FaceBook and thought I’d share it … “People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people…

Worry…

Check out my latest Mindset Column at: http://az-lifestyle.com/2012/8/812.html?pageindex=134. Why Worry? Sometimes life just hands us a big plate of yuck. Even those of us with optimistic tendencies have to admit that sometimes life is hard. The problem is, as much as we know this to be true, in our heart of hearts most of us wish…

Are you listening to your intuition?

I had a patient in my office recently…a very smart, caring, professionally accomplished man. He was discussing recent unsuccessful relationships, as well as a new relationship he was considering embarking on. Over the course of our time together he began to describe a strong feeling of “discomfort” that he would get every time he was…

The Divine amidst the ordinary…

…sometimes you just gotta look for it…maybe at the end of your long day, driving home from work…look up, be aware of your surroundings, breathe, and smile…grateful in this moment for all the beauty and wonder that you are a part of…