Live from the heart his week. Share your heartfelt desires. Wear your heart on your sleeve. Weave heartstrings. Eat hearty food – eat your heart out! Offer gratitude from the bottom of your heart. Let your heart guide you. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share […]
We had some work done at our house recently. Let’s just say that the retaining wall was not living up to its name. The stonemason who came to replace it is a lovely man. I liked him immediately. An artist at heart, he walked through the project demonstrating clear knowledge about drainage and such, but […]
What do you see when you look in the mirror? What do you hear when you listen to your inner chatter? What do you notice when your kiddo reflects your habits, like it or not? A reflective look in this month’s column Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Look for me the first Monday […]
This week, Speak. Speak what’s on your mind. Speak what’s in your heart. Speak up. Speak out. Ask for what you want. Tell that which you’ve been wary to express. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share what you discover!
Our house has been filled with warm fuzzies all week. You might recognize them as pompoms. I recognize them as coming from the craft bin that used to be too high for my kiddo to reach. They’re in corners. Under bedside tables. Sprinkled in among the shoes. And I had a big pile – accompanied […]
Imagine, this week. Let your mind wander. And wonder. Visualize your heart’s desire. Daydream. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share what you discover!
Practice being open this week. Open your eyes, ears, senses to the world all around. Open your mind and heart and gut. Open a new book – a new chapter. Open a door, a window. Let the light in. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing your body, mind, and spirit. Play along and share […]
T.S. Eliot famously wrote “April is the cruelest month.” He did not live through this February in Massachusetts. Storm after storm brought sub-zero temps and snow measured in feet, not inches. School closings and delays, shoveling the roof and tending a sick kiddo, keeping the bird feeder full….canceled classes, rescheduled sessions, and MIA blog time. How […]
My son’s kindergarten class has been studying the Civil Rights movement. In this month’s Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting, I share our conversations about race and color, then and now, and the Wicked Witch of the West. I’m honored to be a contributing writer for Hilltown Families. Please take a few […]
This week, honor halfway. Halfway through winter. Halfway through the work day. Pause on Wednesday for the week’s halfway point. We notice starts. Focus on goals. In many traditions, the halfway point is in itself a reason to celebrate. Take a moment to honor halfway. Pause. Regroup. Weekly Practice offers simple ideas for nurturing […]