I have a choice as to how I show up in every breath

I have a choice as to how I show up in every breath

I need to remember this today. That I have a choice. I know I do, but I can forget that I do. And every time I remember, and I take a deep breath and (thank you Rick Hanson) remember that right now, right here, I am all right, I feel myself ease. I feel myself relax....
I am where I am and that’s okay

I am where I am and that’s okay

I heard this today. I needed to hear it today. Maybe it will soothe some of you as well. For what it’s worth, I’ve heard something like this for decades. When I first crawled into Al-Anon, they offered me, “You’re exactly where you need to be.” It confounded and...
You have the same hair as…nobody

You have the same hair as…nobody

Last weekend at a (safe, podded) family gathering, I was sitting at the table next to my four-year-old niece. (Grand-niece actually.) She looked up at me, staring intensely, and said… “You have the same hair as…nobody!” I laughed. I loved it. I felt very seen. I’m...
Let it rip

Let it rip

This is my new mantra. Let it rip. A dear friend, who is also a coach, claimed this mantra for herself recently. She realized that she had spent too much of her life holding herself back, instead of stepping into her brilliance and power (literally her physical power,...