Tag Archives: positive thinking

Optimist Brain Different Than Pessimist Brain?

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 […]

Courageous Conversations Continued

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 […]

How to Pattern-Interruptus

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 […]

Transforming Paralysis and Tragedy into Yoga: Matthew Sanford

(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 […]

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Ever Tried To Change a Habit?

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 […]

Nick Vujicic

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 […]

Photos contributed by Jane

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 where you least expect it

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 […]

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