Category Archives: action

Sweet Summer Practice

The Summer Solstice has ushered us into a time of warmth. It’s truly summer again! This warm weather only lasts a few short months here in southern Ontario. Are you ready to take it all in? Take a look at this 3-minute video with a sweet practice called “This Is Summer”. Enjoy pausing in the […]

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Still awaiting spring…

On this dreary early spring morning gentle rain is falling on night time’s snow. I sit writing at my kitchen table accompanied by a cup of hot tea and a vase of wilting flowers. Pulling them in to take a closer look, I discover a world of wonderful has been there awaiting my notice. There’s […]

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Candles at Dusk

Having lived on the Puget Sound for 10 years, I’m deeply connected to the west coast. I’ve felt the nourishment of walking along the sandy rock lined shore and paddled through the glistening kelp beds. Because of this, it was easy for me to say “Yes!” last week when I was invited to create a […]

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Light Up Your Life

I light a candle each time I begin a session with a client whether we meet in person or on the phone or via skype. I like to use beeswax tea lights that I purchase at our local market from the people who raise the bees for honey. They smell so good. The ritual of […]

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Not a Care in the World

When I was a child I used to lie down in the stream where our family camped fully clothed. I remember the freedom of seizing that cool moment on a hot summer’s day. I also used to climb way up high in the Linden tree that grew at the edge of a deep ravine in […]

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Finding Your Ground

Last week my siblings and I all met up in Iowa for a visit with my 92 year old mom. I had a few hours to wait at the airport for my sister to arrive so rather than stay in the terminal I went outside to search for a little bit of nature to commune […]

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Quiet Time

There are times not to answer the door, not to answer the phone, not to do all the things that are undone, but rather to find a place to rest in the silence. You might find that place of silence on a cushion on the floor in front of a candle or in your favourite […]

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A Loving Way to End Your Day

I love it when quotes arrive at just the right time. “Be willing to find things you love about yourself and others, and your demons will melt away. Your fears cannot exist in the same place that love and gentleness abide”. David Carson Reading this the other day was like receiving a healing balm. One […]

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A New View

At times, we are all in need of a new perspective. It’s not easy to find a fresh view of a situation, place or person that we are used to interacting with day to day. We think we know exactly what’s going on, where we are and whom we are with. Here’s a simple practice […]

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Bejeweled Splendor

On this morning’s walk I noticed fresh green plants bejeweled with last night’s rain, tulips bursting with colour, seeds from the tree above dancing on the sidewalk, spotted leaves and dainty blooms, a show of pink awaiting bees delight, glowing splendor; and all the while, through and through, I was aware of my good fortune. […]

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