My heart is aching…

My heart is aching…

My older child came home last night…from Minneapolis. With stories of horror and anguish and also of beauty and hope and communities coming together and taking care of their own. My heart is aching for all of the suffering – for George Floyd and his family, for the...
Be. Right Here. Right Now.

Be. Right Here. Right Now.

Again, it was a yoga practice. Thank the universe for my yoga practice. It always brings me home to me. I don’t remember what the instructor said (over Zoom – thank the universe for Zoom!), but what I heard was Be. Right Here. Right Now. I so need to remember that....
The lotus blooms from the mud

The lotus blooms from the mud

I’ve heard this saying numerous times. The lotus blooms from the mud. I think many of us use this statement to help ourselves feel better about whatever mud we’re in, literally or metaphorically. In order for me to bloom in all my beauty, maybe I need pain and...
The perfection of now

The perfection of now

I can feel myself tense. And tense some more. And tense some more. And then I remember, “Exactly where and how I am, right now, is perfect.” It’s easy for me to forget that. It’s easy for me to worry…and to not even realize I’m worrying. It’s easy for me to get caught...
(How) Are you taking care of yourself?

(How) Are you taking care of yourself?

Nearly every conversation I’m having with clients right now includes at least a few minutes about how they are (or are not) taking care of themselves. The conversation usually starts with my pointing out what is, to me, the obvious… “You know, it’s really hard right...