In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "State of Your Year." I must admit that, thankfully, there have been no tremendous upheavals or catastrophic events in my world. I may be tempting fate, but, at this moment I'm willing to throw caution to the wind. I've not been writing nearly as much as I used to … Continue reading So Far, So Good
When I was going through training to become a certified empowerment coach we had a whole host of required reading to do. One of the books that I found most memorable and practical was The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. Each of the four agreements on its own seems like good, common sense advice for anyone. … Continue reading The Four Agreements
Back in 2007 I took the time to be trained as a life coach. In case you don't know what that is, I like to describe as someone who is a guidance counselor for grown-ups. It's a person who is not a therapist or a mentor or a boss, but someone who is able to … Continue reading The $64,000 Question
There's been a that has come up for me consistently the last couple of days: Listen. Not "listen to a story 'bout a man named Jed" kind of listen, but "Listen, and gentle be present"--a Weston Priory hymn we used to sing in choir when I was young. The other listen rumbling in my head … Continue reading Do You Hear What I Hear?