New Year—New Mind—Together

New Year—New Mind—Together

The word “TOGETHER” is on my mind and in my heart at the start of 2022. It has become my anchor word in meditation. I carry it on my mind as I work, socialize, dream, and pray. I think this word came to me because so much of the world is feeling torn apart. I’ve […]

Celebrating a Year with Mindful Pause

I can’t believe a year has past since I celebrated a lifetime goal of mine…writing and publishing a book. On Feb. 4, 2020, I launched, Mindful Pause: A Self-Care Guide to Resilience and Well-being. I had intentions for a year of workshops, group coaching, retreats, and conferences. But less than a month later…the world changed. […]

Positive Disengagement

Positive Disengagement

Together let’s practice a Mindful Pause. Stop. Breathe. Think. Choose.  We stop, and set this time aside for a moment of self-care content. Let’s take just a couple of cleansing breaths to anchor us into the present moment. Breathing in present moment awareness…breathing out distractions in body, mind, and spirit. And let’s think… Today we’ll […]

Choose to Move with P.A.C.E.

For many, exercise is a preferred self-care practice. While movement is a great option, it may be helpful to consider how to “P.A.C.E.” your approach to using movement for self-care. P – Pause A Mindful Pause to stop, breathe, think and choose can help you determine the best option for movement as self-care. Stop for […]

Take A Knee

Some time ago, my morning devotional used lyrics from an African-American Spiritual that really struck me. I used it as my anchor for meditation for some time…and I returned to it again recently in light of recent events. When I fall on my knees and face the rising sun, Lord have mercy on me. Though […]

My Monarch Moment

My Monarch Moment

On a fall morning following one of my Guided Resilience wellness retreats, a monarch butterfly landed on my arm and rested with me for several minutes.