Awareness

Out of Overwhelm and into Flow

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It’s easy to get into overwhelm at the best of times. And we’re in some unprecedented times. So, I’m sharing a technique called Morning Pages from the book, The Artist’s Way, by Anne Cameron. Designed for artists to be able to clear the decks to get themselves into flow and producing work, this simple technique […]

Awareness

Thriving During Covid-19

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Covid-19 has put much of the world into turmoil. There’s been a lot of anxiety and upheaval. Yet, we know that with every crisis comes opportunity. So, what can we do to thrive at this time? Health There are some people who will come out of this with worse health and some with better. When […]

Awareness

COVID-19 and Vitamin N

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Feeling isolated and stuck indoors by the virus precautions? You may be overlooking something that can help you stay healthy. No, I’m not talking about vitamin D3 – which is also crucial to a healthy immune system. I’m talking vitamin N: time in nature. There’s a substantial body of research linking physical, mental and spiritual […]

Awareness

A Meditation Hack for Stillness

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I keep hearing people say that meditation isn’t about quieting or stilling the mind. ??!??!?? For me it is. It’s about stilling and calming the mind, emotions and nervous system. Perhaps what they mean is that you don’t focus on quieting the mind in meditation because that would put you into wrangling with your every […]

Awareness

Mindfulness and the Dark Night of the Soul

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There’s is a downside to meditation that people don’t talk about much. In spiritual circles, it’s called the ‘dark night of the soul’. It can show up in a few ways. Meditation calms your nervous system. It also frequently creates new levels of awareness for people. The latter can lead to some unexpected challenges. Difficult […]

Awareness

Leader, Stop Fighting Your Ego!

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Last week, Wade Taylor from wsradio interviewed me. We were talking about the mindfulness myth of being in the present, when he brought up a term for what I do that I had never used before. He said that part of my work with people is about ‘unlearning.’ That’s so true; to make a paradigm […]

Conscious Leadership

The Missing Piece in Purpose

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Connection to greater purpose is a game-changer for company success – on both hard and soft measures. I speak with many high functioning leaders who are purpose and values driven. Many are finding that they’re not getting the full engagement and results from purpose in their organizations. One common cause is not fully integrating purpose […]