Archive for August 2013
Lessons learned this summer
Labor Day weekend has me in a reflective mood. It’s been just over three months since I started my journey in being partially self employed and it has been a wild ride thus far. Boston saw three double rainbows this summer and four within the last year. To me this is no coincidence. Astrologers have…Read More
How do you stay rooted in the wind?
Trees, trees oh how I love trees. They always make me feel so stable. My favorite trees are in Ireland. These are from Wicklow Gardens in Wicklow, Co. The trees in Ireland are so old and beautiful. They seem to hold the history of the land. Stories that can only be shown not told. Ireland…Read More
Namaste…excuse me what does that mean???
When I first started going to yoga and heard people say Namaste at the end it sounded like the David Spade SNL skit…BUHHHHH BYYYYE. I had no clue what the heck people were saying and when teacher’s explained it, it seemed, well….cheesy to say the least. I was young and the Namaste thing felt weird. …Read More
If I give myself permission to be happy then……
If I give myself permission to be happy then…… Then what happens? Does the sky fall? Does everyone get pissed at you? Do the bills not get paid and you fall into a dismal pool of defeat? Well I had all of my excuses as to why happiness was for other people but not for…Read More
Are your feet feeling happy today?
Loves me some tap dancing penguins! Mambo makes a girl happy for sure! I own this movie and when I am feeling blue all I have to do is what a little Mambo and I’m all smiles from ear to ear. So bear with me here as I continue to deepen our discussion on my…Read More
What moments in your life were truly wicked awesome?
I went to a workshop at the Center for Women in Enterprise a couple weeks ago. And this question was asked. I mean not EXACTLY in this way but I figured I would throw in a little Bostonian your way, as that’s how I do it. The presenter was a life coach and she asked…Read More
Want some happy pills from Mother Nature? Sign me up!
This is my bounty from the farmer’s market this weekend. Mother nature sure knows how to do it right. Gorgeous colors and delicious to boot. Boy do I love connecting with my hommies that a farmer’s market. Buying my food from them makes grocery shopping as fun as connecting with friends:) Yesterday we chatted in…Read More
The Happiness Advantage
Oh my is Shawn Achor hysterical, huh? Got happiness on my brain these days. Love this guy and his message! This week I was talking to some people about the busy-ness of our lifestyle in the US. We were talking about how the American work week has increased from 40 to 50-70 hours a…Read More
Fear is a Wall We Must Climb….
On my way to work this morning, this song by Michael McDermott, was jammin on my IPhone and it made me think of all of you. This beautiful song speaks to the reality that we all face at various times in our lives. The fear, doubt, insecurities that come up whenever we are about…Read More
UnJunk yourself….What’s up with these food allergies Part Deux
Last September I had the opportunity to hear Dr. David Katz speak at Harvard Medical School Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference and he was phenomenal. He spoke about the obesity epidemic and the need for more awareness of the role nutrition plays in our health and wellness. He showed the above video which…Read More