I have kept Sara Avant Stover’s book, The Way of the Happy Woman on my bedstand year-round for many years. It is a constant reference to help me tune into the rhythm of living seasonally. I love that the timing of this week’s episode of Extraordinary Women Radio with Sara aligns with the coming of Fall! Keep Reading…
For the past few years, I’ve felt a rising energy of the feminine energy – YIN – among men and women. I’m talking about the compassionate side of human nature, moving from a flowing and receiving energy vs a driving, forceful energy. A paradigm that is grounded in desire, delight, passion. It’s a graceful, heart-based, Keep Reading…
What was that last big idea that you launched? How were the seeds planted? What gave those seeds life? I recently had the opportunity to ask a room of wildly successful women this very question. Here is some of the extraordinary wisdom these women shared on birthing the next big idea in your life!
This morning I awoke to freshly cut rows of grass hay in the mountain field next to my house. As I sat in the peacefulness of the morning, childhood memories flooded my body – the warm smells of summer, the playful spirit of my soul dancing in the tall grass under the shade of the stately cottonwood tree that bordered the nearby hay field on the plains of Colorado.
Amidst the crazy-busy pace of life you lead, time for yourself often falls short and even seems impossible to obtain! The good news is that there are simple soothing gifts you can provide for your soul that will uplift you in positive thoughts and peaceful gratitude.
It’s a peaceful summer morning in the coolness of my barn. The horses are quietly enjoying their morning breakfast. It is here that I find my zen mind – my zen body – the place where all deep awareness is born and lives. There’s a small single baby barn swallow in the rafters awaiting her momma’s return with her baby bird breakfast of worms and seeds. As I sweep the corners of the stall where she was born, she bravely pokes her head above the nestline, driven by her growing courage and curiosity in who I am. I whisper a quiet, “Good morning little one – I’ve been wondering when I would get to meet you.”
With the new year underway, I hope you find yourself in lightness of heart – with visions of possibilities to unfold. For me, it’s not about New Year resolutions, but more about choosing how I want to show up for each day. In awareness, abundance, peace and joy. It’s not to say that everyday works that way. This week brought its fair share of first trials and tribulations of the year for me.
As the dawning of winter approaches, I’ve tuned into my body’s subtle messages to slow down and reflect. In conversation with my friends, clients and family, I hear a common theme of quieting our monkey minds and tuning into reflective soul-searching. Explore what you might do to slow down and how it will make a difference to your 2013!
I often find myself in conversation with others about creating work:life balance. What does work:life balance mean to you? How do you juggle all that presents itself in the realm of your day-to-day living? Perhaps it is time that we start thinking about work:life balance in a different way. After all, it’s all life! How do you intertwine passions, responsibilities and personal joy? The answer to this is different for every person! And the balance equation changes as life progresses – never remaining static or the same at any time in our lives.
Pony Ponderings is a deck of 50 beautifully illustrated daily inspiration cards bringing positive, thought-provoking guidance to your soul path. Inspired by the heart and wisdom of horse, the messages provide a pathway to your deepest inner knowledge, playfully engaging your mind, body, emotions and spirit.