Here it is, September 1st — how did that happen? Even though the official end of summer is still 3 weeks from now, the shift is already palpable. And with it comes the inevitable tinge of excitement mixed with melancholy. Shorter days (oh no!) Back to school vibe (new beginnings! An excuse to buy new notebooks and pens […]
Most inspirational speakers exhort us to “give it your all!” to “go big or go home!” Or maybe even “give 110% to truly give your best” to “always go above and beyond what you think you are capable of!” in order to truly succeed.
I think for many of us, this is a recipe for disaster.
Trying times can bring the strongest person to her knees, emotionally if not literally. That’s where I’ve been the past few weeks, as so many things I thought were moving along smoothly or falling into place fell away. Happy clients needed to cancel and did not reschedule, or scheduled many weeks out. Calls and emails went unanswered, sometimes multiple […]
Last week, I wrote about the pathless path and the intelligence of the heart. It turns out that we are deeply wired for compassion, wisdom and love, even if it feels at times like they are overridden by fear, anxiety and uncertainty. The paradox is that while we may be wired that way, it doesn’t necessarily mean it […]