reblogged from Inside the Brain: What neuroscience teaches us http://inside-the-brain.com/2014/04/11/are-pessimistic-brains-different/ The ability to stay positive when times get tough – and, conversely, of being negative – may be hardwired in the brain, finds new research led by a Michigan State University psychologist. The study, which appears in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, is the first […]
I was writing the ezine for this month, calling it Courageous Conversations after being inspired by Patricia Geller, my friend, colleague, supervisor. I didn’t realize how quickly life would conspire to get me to practice — or have the practice happen around me. Frankly, the story I’m about to write is less about me. My […]
Maybe it’s the day? Maybe it’s because I have the Becoming Safely Attached curriculum on my mind but all week I have been interacting with people about the patterns that dictate the course of their lives. In fact, I literally just got off the phone. A wonderful, delightful, engaging woman called wanting to find out […]
(Today’s blog post is contributed by Anne Hallward, that many of you might know as “Dr. Anne from Safe Space Radio.” She recently did an interview with Matthew Sanford and wanted to spread the word of his incredible wisdom.)I want to introduce you to someone I think will be a joy for you to know […]
Recently I changed around how I stored clothes in my bedroom. Don’t ask me why? Who knows what moves me/us to unclutter/declutter? […hint, if you want some tips check out Sue Rasmussen who truly is a Declutter Diva] Okay. I stray. Partly I stray because decluttering is hard, both in time and in all the fears […]
Greylock Gardens is a blog about the wonder of gardens. This recent post introduces us to a red fox which we rarely get to see in the gardens around Boston. Enjoy!
My friend, Sue Rasmussen, is the Get-Rid-of-Clutter Queen. I take her tips to heart. This article she wrote spoke to me, not just about getting rid of clutter, but more importantly about connecting to your self. ) I have been on a big researching kick this past week. Research #1: The Perfect Vacuum First, I wanted […]
What is it that allows us to triumph over our life’s difficulties? What inherent drive nudges, pushes, irritates us until we see we are so much more than we could ever have imagined? Nick Vujicic is one of those incredible beacons, pointing us in the direction of what’s possible. I hope you enjoy it as […]
How wonderful to see this sign – sent by Jane who visited the Bay area. Lots of ways to interpret the message — all of them perfect. and yet another from the Bay area. Thank you, Jane. It’s good to pay homage to the quest for all to be free.
Inspiration comes in many interesting forms. Today it came to me through the magazine Fast Company and their February issue. I actually have the book the excerpt is from, Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. As it is at times, I didn’t remember reading it in […]