Bringing More Good Into Your Life

Be Thankful   Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to?   Be thankful when you don’t know something. For it gives you the opportunity to learn.   Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow.   Be thankful for your limitations, because they give you opportunities for improvement.   Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character.   Be thankful for your mistakes – they will teach you valuable lessons.   Be … continue reading

I still feel guilty sometimes when I take time off to relax and play …

I still feel guilty sometimes when I take time off to relax and play . . .   When I launched my photography business, 30 years ago, I didn’t have a clue about work/life balance.  Never even heard the term until years later. I threw myself into the business and loved every minute of it.  Worked in my home office, marketing and doing paperwork, all week long, then went out to photograph weddings and families on the weekends. And I did that for 15 years until my body gave out and I was forced to … continue reading

Overcoming Resistance to Change by Examining Your Limiting Beliefs

    “As much pain as negative beliefs can cause, we aren’t always  taught to evaluate them.  Whether we adopted them from  our immediate environment or they were passed down to us  from our parents, they often appear disguised as facts.  As we get  older we tend to settle into beliefs and think what we believe is  just how the world is – and, more dangerously.  This is just who I am.”  Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence     We all have stories we tell ourselves about … continue reading

Simple Breathing Practices to Ease Your Meditation

“There’s nothing like illness to get your attention. The soul comes to us through our bodies.  And the good news is that there’s always hope, no matter what.”   Goddessses Never Age by Dr. Christiane Northrop   Simple Breathing Practices to Ease Your Meditation   Many of my students and clients have been saying that they are not able to settle into Meditation, for one reason or another: Can’t quiet the zooming thoughts Concerned that they don’t “know how” to Meditate Feeling restless and agitated Not finding the time to Meditate Do you relate to … continue reading