I love how synchronicity works. Recently, while browsing through newsletters looking for a past issue for a member of our online community, I came across the following advice about getting unstuck and found myself reading it as if someone else wrote it. I needed a reminder of these steps.
I’ve spent the week reading the wonderful stories and examples of how people are paying attention to the signs, symbols, and experiences that reawaken their passions. The stories are varied and provide great inspiration for paying attention to what shows up in your life every day!
I love this time of year and I’m always excited to announce the “Thank You Game,” during Thanksgiving week here in the states. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, saying “thank you” to the people in your life is not only a wonderful way to bring some unexpected kindness to others, it’s also a way to share the wealth of gratitude and to feel the power of connection.
For years I’ve said that the greatest contribution we make to humanity is our commitment to grow and evolve – to raise our level of consciousness. The more conscious we become, the more we care about each other, the planet, all its inhabitants, and ourselves.
These days I feel like I’m getting a Masters degree in dealing with grief and loss, and I hope I’m not depressing you. It’s just that right now I can’t pretend that everything’s okay. Because it’s not.
Years ago, I created a slogan that captured the guiding rules for how I run my company - "Work Hard, Have Fun, No Drama." Although it was originally developed as a business tool, I quickly adopted it for my personal life, too. Last week, however, I broke rule #3 – No Drama.
Last week I made a mistake that had me mentally kicking myself pretty much every day. When my landscapers came to prune several trees in our yard, I also had them cut back a line of wild bushes and vines along the perimeter of our back lawn to allow the sunlight in to nourish the edge of the grass.
Well, we've been in our new home for three months now and I'm so grateful and happy to be here. Prior to moving, Michael and I went through our belongings and gave away anything we no longer used or needed. Then, as an experiment, we made a decision to move everything but the bare necessities into our new garage so we could experience what it felt like to live in the simplicity of s
Several years ago, while teaching The Writer's Workshop on a cruise ship, our group experienced an important moment that highlighted a universal theme. A brave woman shared that the subject of her book was a departure from the more traditional life she grew up in. The thought of publishing her work for the world to see ignited the pain she felt as an outsider in her family - the unconventional one in a world of convention.
This newsletter was written a few years ago during our Mind-Body Makeover Project, when members of this community were following the process outlined in my husband Michael's book of the same name. It was directed to those people who had reached a plateau phase in their weight loss, as well as anyone who was pursuing an important goal and felt like their progress had come to a