Joyful Cacophony

Joyful Cacophony

Yesterday morning I walked outside my yurt to a wonderful feeling – a warm wind! After a cold winter which saw frigid early morning temperatures (hitting a low of -28 two weeks ago), to walk out into 25 degrees at 7:30am felt deliciously tropical (and the yurt was even warm when I got up). And…

Letting the Love In

Letting the Love In

Recently I had asked participants in one of my leadership groups to take a minute or so each morning while brushing their teeth to do some self soul grazing (look fully into one’s own eyes with love and compassion and see oneself). We would then talk about what came up in our next session. At…

One Sky

One Sky

How do we hold space amidst all the complexity? Some friends shut out all media; some friends seem obsessed. Some focus on minute details and microscopic steps; others look at the vast horizon. And sometimes I just feel like my energy and moods are stuck in a pinball machine between the micro and the macro…between…

Stone Age Psychotherapy

Stone Age Psychotherapy

Stephen Covey, author or Seven Habits, may have described my energy of late (based on life and world events) as focused too much in my circle of concern and not enough within my circle of influence. This kind of energy leads to a feeling of helplessness (especially for a rehabilitating control freak like me). As…