Just as quickly as the year began, we find ourselves heading into the final 2 weeks of 2017. To say it’s been an eventful year would be an understatement. We’ve collectively experienced political upheaval throughout the world, environmental disasters from earthquakes to hurricanes and wildfires, religious fanaticism, terrorist attacks both foreign and domestic as well as racial and gender violence.
I want to explore a mantra that can be used for shifting one’s perspective into a place of acceptance versus the energy of resistance that often shows up for us when something unpleasant happens. If you do a google search for ‘this, too’ what comes up is the adage “this too shall pass.” Unfortunately, this is how most of us
“To the question of your life, you are the only answer. To the problems of your life, you are the only solution.” – Jo Coudert I recently updated my business card and selected this quote for the back of it. When I read this profound truth, it elicits strong feelings of empowerment in me. I have a sense that it
A couple of weekends ago I attended a workshop called “Speak Authentically with Joy, Ease and Power”. Going into this day long workshop, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I met the speaking facilitator at one of my workshops that he attended. Upon hearing that he was a speaking coaching, I thought “Great! I would attract a professional speaker
While on a trip to Thailand and Cambodia recently, I was immersed with the culture and religion of Buddhism. Giant gold statues of Buddha and ornate illustrations decorated temples and offered sanctuary for travelers and natives alike as they came to give offerings and receive blessings from the enlightened being. Buddhism, much like Christianity, has blended ritual with a reinterpretation