I’ve left my cozy bed to sit in the quiet of the living room. Sleep is far away. I find myself sitting upright, my arms outstretched. Without thought, I… Continue reading
Inspiration is: 1) an inspiring or animating action or influence; 2) a divine influence directly and immediately exerted upon the mind or soul; 3) the drawing of air… Continue reading
Have you been feeling scrunched by your to-do lists? Or just uninspired to take your next step? Think of this as a call to take some time out…. Continue reading
How do you orient to change when everything becomes possible? In this last week in Paris my own process of orienting to change has an unexpected component. I… Continue reading
You know that wrenching feeling when something has ended that you didn’t want to see go? Life changes It does. Always. Continuously. Somewhere in the kaleidoscope, change arrives accompanied by… Continue reading
Do you find yourself craving a feeling of ease and peace in your day? Peace is Natural Our natural state is innate within us, at rest, waiting for… Continue reading
What is your normal—usual—way of living life? Does it reflect the natural essence of your being? Let me say it now: Normal is not necessarily natural! Fire, Fire! Each day… Continue reading
Distraction: disruption, diversion, interference, confusion, upset, divided attention.
Distraction comes from both external and internal sources. External distractions might come from people around us, personal or work demands, the environment or life’s busyness. The internal ones are things like worry, doubts, “mind chatter” or expectations. Distractions can be pleasant diversions, like a walk in the sunshine that provides a needed break. We find distraction an issue when we want to get something done but find it difficult to stay focused. If our intention is to live life from the inside out, moving in line with our inner sense of direction, then what role does distraction play? Instead of it being a momentary game on the computer, is it a patterned way of being? Do we allow the part of us to rule that “does whatever we want to do,” without regard for the guidance that is available to us moment-to-moment from within? Are we like universal yo-yos, following whatever catches our attention in the next moment?
Distraction…. To cause to turn away from the original focus of attention or interest; divert. To pull in conflicting emotional directions; A distraction is something that takes your… Continue reading
We have very active minds… Day in and day out we absorb information and experience thoughts that are cumulative. We have been receiving information since our infancy. These… Continue reading