Counselors are typically formally trained and certified, but great advice can come from almost anyone. And unfortunately, some Counselors don’t always give great guidance. Seek wisdom, perspective, and ideas from all sources, formal and informal, then make your own decisions and follow-up with focused action.
Fatigue, hunger, and thirst can slow the energy flow, but there are many things we can do to Revitalize ourselves throughout the day. Taking a 10 minute break every hour to get a little refreshment, move or relax the body, and take a mental and emotional break can do wonders for attitude and productivity! […]
Don Quixote is considered to be one of the greatest novels ever written. Don Quixote, supported by his squire Sancho Panza, set out to restore chivalry and knighthood. Unfortunately, he was quite insane, and thought windmills were dragons and bar-wenches were princesses. In our modern world, it is often quite difficult to tell the […]
There are lots of ways to add joy and happiness to your life and the lives of those around you. Being a little (or a lot!) Wacky can really add to the positive energy in the room. So take a chance! Be a little Wacky!
We gain great value from relationships on three levels: Intimate, small group / family, and large group / tribe. Focus on having all three in your life. And I think it’s a good idea to have multiple close, Intimate friendships, so you can always have someone to share with and turn to.
I have a lot of Favorites. I love chocolate ice cream, a good workout, holding hands, a funny movie, and hundreds of other things. At the top of my list and my most Favorite thing in life is Embracing Spirit and helping others do the same. What are your Favorite things?
There are many ways to Soothe. We can listen to soft music, experience the gentle touch of another, put medicine on a painful place, or simply sit in the silence. Whatever tension or pain you are experiencing, know that a Soothing experience is only seconds away.
Flexibility and Fluidity are keys to growth, and firmness is a key aspect of strength. Knowing when to be firm, flexible, or Fluid takes real judgement and wisdom.
Enchanting things are often quite mysterious – we are drawn to them in magical ways, as if we have fallen under a spell. So it is important to enjoy the Enchanting things in life while remaining grounded and keeping our common sense about us. Who or what has recently Enchanted you?
When the student is ready, the master will appear. When we are open to learning new things, especially wisdom, the teachers are everywhere. They are our family members, our co-workers, the people passing by, the dogs, cats, and birds, and mother nature herself. Find your Teachers and learn from them, today and every day, […]