When I first heard of meditation retreats, I just didn’t get it. Life is precious and short, and with the exception of desperately overworked parents, I couldn’t fathom why anyone would willingly submit to such a thing…
“These days we have Smartphones, Smart cars, Smartboards, Smart everything, but consider this: if the technology is getting smarter, does that mean humans are getting dumber?” ~Rebecca McNutt
In the sixties, only four things limited us kids: Our allowance, our imagination, our sense of adventure, and however much slack our parents cut us- which, as long as we did our chores and homework, there was a fair bit. READ MORE HERE
I don’t know why, but I hate getting wet. I don’t mind being wet; I just hate the experience of getting there. Sure, I’ll wade ankle deep on a beach, or dangle my hand from the side of a sailboat, but immersion is something I avoid, and do not—I repeat NOT!—splash me, squirt me, or […]
Remember in Titanic when Jack is dining in first class and nasty Francis Fisher asks if he finds his “kind of rootless existence appealing?” Jack replies he does, explains his reasoning, and finishes with “I figure life’s a gift, and to make each day count”. Even though he’s fictional, Jack Dawson sure knew how to suck the marrow out of life…
Imagine strolling barefoot along a beach, with gulls flying overhead and the hot sun warming your face. Now imagine feeling the sand and ocean mixing between your toes as you walk along the coastline listening to the crashing waves… its pure bliss… Read More Here
What if we are still connected across the veil to those we love who have died? Maybe finding hearts are the key.
In 1997, Dr. Richard Carlson published his bestselling book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and it’s All Small Stuff”. This light little book is comprised of small chapters, each offering a technique or strategy to help busy readers reduce stress by slowing down, being mindful, and showing kindness through good communication. To me, it all […]