Setting intentions struck me as full of paradox this year. So how do I make sense of this apparent paradox of change while also accepting everything as it is?
As this holiday season arrives, some of us will struggle with old and new sorrows as well as happiness and joy. “Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” ~ Joseph Campbell
So what builds a life of happiness? Creating meaning in your life, experiencing positive emotions and caring for others.
If you are getting ready to invest in coaching, and you are ready for change, but not sure how to choose someone, what do you do? How do you select someone that fits for you?
I invite you to join me in this deepening river of stillness through the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction group this fall at Janati Yoga School in Kingston. The video below describes more of my personal journey to Mindfulness….
My life’s journey has been cultivating Mindfulness. That’s why I’m nervously driving up this so sweet laneway to the first Canadian residential Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher Training at the stunning Hockey Valley Ecology Retreat Centre near Orangeville.
As a yogi and spiritual seeker of many years, I felt lifted into the next dimension by reading this fabulous….it’s not a book, more like an event that draws you in deeper and deeper to the core. Author Michael Singer combines ancient and modern spiritual teachings from an amazing array of sources and synthesizes them into a potent promise of enlightenment by inviting us to return to the “seat of consciousness” in each moment.
Last month, I was standing in a store buying almonds. Suddenly, I see the bin of chocolate candies and then I was filling a bag with them and eating them. Who cares, you might say, a few chocolate candies?
But here’s the thing: I was finishing month three of a six month food plan of no sugar, no dairy, no gluten, no caffeine. My naturopath had suggested I clean up my food to help with some mild health issues. I didn’t want to take pharmaceuticals and so am trying other options. Now, there’s no gluten in these little candies, but alarming amounts of everything else.
A Personal Vision Statement provides direction to chart the course of your life as you move toward actualizing your vision of your life. Living into your potential.
Six Steps to Claim your life….Do you long to claim your own unique life and to make the changes you want instead of being tossed about on the waves of change like a bobbing cork?