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Mar 10, 2021

Being in Stillness

A spring ritual for gardeners is to plant seeds indoors to transplant later once spring is fully here. It’s so exciting to watch the first few leaves pop up through the soil.

The activity of gardening teaches me a lot about how to live well. I’ve learned how both the earth’s soil and the soil of my own being, need regular nourishment to function well. A time of lying fallow, for rest and renewal, is part of that nourishment. The fallow season here in the north is winter, and while it looks like not much is going on, it is an essential part of nature’s birth, death and rebirth cycle of life.

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Jan 27, 2021

Noticing Your Body

Recently, someone asked me to give them “crib notes” on being embodied. They asked, “What does that mean anyway, and how can I practice connecting with my body, moment-to-moment, day-to-day?”

Embodiment means holding an awareness and connection to your body; your physical environment on the inner and outer level. You can glean this awareness and connection through your senses and notice the sensations that arise.

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Jan 06, 2021

The Process of Change - We Can’t Do It Alone

Often at this time of year we reflect on our lives. Maybe you’ve reviewed where you’re at now and what you might want to be different. We all know the challenge of New Year’s Resolutions that maybe only last the month at best! 

Being immersed in the personal growth and development world, I spend a lot of time musing on how real change happens. In a nutshell, the challenge is, we want both change and we don’t want change. The very habits and ways of being that can keep us stuck, also represent safety and security. Change scares us.

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