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Miracles of Everyday Life

Last night I boarded an overnight flight from Boston to Heathrow en route to Scotland where I’m leading a workshop tomorrow.   I don’t usually like flying overnight if I can avoid it.  I had parts grumbling anticipating the flight. As I listened to my internal grumbles and whining I caught myself and determined to shift my […]

What’s working?

I’m working behind the scenes to find ways to support you as you heal.  As we speak, I’m putting some finishing touches on a teleconference series of wonderful speakers.  Getting people to confirm a time has been a project in itself! In the meantime I was thinking about how much easier it is to move […]

Courageous Conversations

  I’m learning, now that I’m in my 50’s, how to have hard conversations with others without cringing in shame or getting so rattled that I lose my frame of reference. I was thinking of this last week as I talked with my friend and colleague, Patricia Geller who I see for consultation as she’s […]

Putting Practice Into Real Life

  Okay.  I’ve been thinking about writing about this for over a week.  I kept wondering why I was resisting.  Was it that I was ashamed to tell you how very human I am?  How much little things can bug me?  Or was it that I didn’t want to deal with what was in front […]

Imagine triggers no longer triggering

I know that feels like a bit of a stretch:  PTSD triggers not making life unbearable for hours and days on end?  Wow.  Could that really be true? Yes.  Yes, it’s true, it’s possible. We do not have to feel stuck, helpless in our negative triggered responses.  We start making the shift when begin to […]

Following the Breath

The instructions are always simple in meditation: follow the breath. Breathe in, breathe out.  How simple it sounds.  And yet after a busy day how hard it is to do.  I realize how much I am trying to breathe rather then letting the breath breathe in and out of me.  It’s a simple distinction yet I always […]

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