Bringing Yourself Back To Balance

I am taking an adult ballet class and not surprisingly there are lots of balances on tip toes. Not having taken a ballet class in many years, I had forgotten how often one is in relevé. Whether doing soussus across the floor, pas de bourrées or just holding a relevé for a long time, itContinue reading “Bringing Yourself Back To Balance”

Is Your Job Giving You What You Want?

Remember when you first got out of school and you were so excited about the work you were going to do in the world? Perhaps you were fortunate to find a job that you loved right out of the gate. Most likely it took some time to find a position that suited you and yourContinue reading “Is Your Job Giving You What You Want?”

Letting Go of Control for Greater Equanimity

Wishing for something to be different from what it is can be a strong motivator for planning and making decisions in your life. And yet it is incredibly fruitless to try to control the outcome. As much as you try to orchestrate a certain outcome, it doesn’t always come out the way you want. ThatContinue reading “Letting Go of Control for Greater Equanimity”

Finding Awe In Your Everyday Life

Lately I’ve been very aware that nature is my balm for feeling filled with a magnitude of delightful emotions all at once. I call it awe. Awe is wonder and amazement and gratitude and more wrapped into a moment of time. Being in nature gives me that awe opportunity when I see a beautiful sunsetContinue reading “Finding Awe In Your Everyday Life”

The Pause That Refreshes

I just started reading a wonderful book by Oren Jay Sofer called Say What You Mean: A mindful approach to nonviolent communication. What I love about his approach is that it is grounded in three areas that I am particularly immersed and interested in: Buddhist Meditation, Nonviolent Communication developed by Marshall Rosenberg and Somatic ExperiencingContinue reading “The Pause That Refreshes”