The Squirrelly Nature of Mind

I sat on my front step this morning, preparing for meditation, when I heard a loud noise on the neighbour's fence. I looked over to see a black squirrel chasing a grey one. The grey one scratched down the fence as the black one stood on top. What surprised me was the hare. Sitting at … Continue reading The Squirrelly Nature of Mind

Today’s Contemplation

While you are here, in this earthly existence working out your karma... are you meant to spend your time diving into life on Earth: smell the flowers, taste the foods and enjoy the people around you? Or is it best to invest your time in practice, working toward enlightenment?   Maybe you become enlightened through … Continue reading Today’s Contemplation

The Secret to Ease in Your Work (and Life)

It's a huge secret. Ready? Use what you have. Right here. Right now. Starting a new project? A business? Jumping into the entrepreneurial pool? Use what you already have. Anxiety comes from trying to be or offer what you're not. And on the heels of that anxiety comes fear of being found out a fraud. … Continue reading The Secret to Ease in Your Work (and Life)

Life lessons from the 10 year-old

It was her first bike ride of the season to school. We'd already stopped twice to rest. It's an uphill climb. We'd just rounded the corner where the ride levels off. Me: You can gear up here. Her: Nope, I'm good. Me: If you gear up a couple you'll go faster with less effort. Her: … Continue reading Life lessons from the 10 year-old

The Wisdom of Spring

"It's funny to have the sun shining and the snow falling." My words to my husband on a recent family trip to Radium, BC. It's not unheard of. In fact, it's a regular Canadian spring. It's still funny. Not funny haha. Funny interesting. Curious. Fascinating. While away, I plunged into Dr. John Sarno's book,┬áHealing Back … Continue reading The Wisdom of Spring