People Pleasing: Doubting What We Know

A few months ago I wrote a blog entitled Putting Yourself at the Center which talked about the spiritual underpinnings of making choices in our daily lives that include our needs as well as the needs of others. I have been living and teaching these tenets for years, yet the tendency to put other people at […]

Revolution

I just returned from serving as the lead organizer at a nine-day Nonviolent Communication (NVC) International Intensive Training (IIT).  Each morning the entire group (59 people) gathered for a “Remembering” – an opportunity to remember the purpose of NVC. One morning, a participant shared this excerpt from When I Die by Nikki Giovanni: and if […]

Commitment

On New Year’s Eve I attended a White Stone Ceremony at Unity Spiritual Center (USC). During this ceremony we were invited to go inward and connect with the Source of our being to listen for a word, phrase or name that represents our highest intention for the year. We then wrote what we heard upon […]

You Mean, Taking Care of Myself * IS * Taking Care of Business?

This blog entry is a repost of my guest blog for my friend and colleague Amy Kessel’s Website Launch – January 25, 2011.  Take a moment to go there to see other great resources, blog entries and enter to win free gifts! You Mean, Taking Care of Myself * IS * Taking Care of Business? Indulge […]

Intuition as a Tool for Daily Living

I’ve just returned home from a fabulous retreat at Ocamora Retreat Center in northern New Mexico.  I acquired new skills for leading my life and entered into a network of colleagues and friends who share similar values and a commitment to changing the world through their inner and outer work.   But I have to […]