Your Legs and Feet: The Gift of Movement

One of the marvels of the human body is what I call the metabolizing effect of our legs and feet when they are activated. Beyond that function, they have an inner intelligence as well, which you will see below.

Become the Queen of Exercise Quickies

Exercise does not have to be held together by laces, sweat-wicking spandex, and a Jillian Michaels playlist you found in a fitness magazine. Toning and stretching your muscles and livening up your heart rate can happen anyplace, anytime. Bailey Gaddis encourages you to try these, then work out your creative nature by thinking up new ways to get in a quickie.

Your Bones: The Gifts of Clarity and Steadiness

“I knew it deep in my bones” is a favorite idiom that connotes a knowing that comes from a clear, strong place that will not waver. Our bones offer us a particular kind of wisdom that is vital in today’s chaotic, sometimes overwhelming world. It is the gift of being able to feel steady when emotions are overwhelming as well as the gift of being able to see things clearly when issues feel muddy and confusing. Enjoy this excerpt from Suzanne Scurlock-Durana’s book, Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom.

Stop. Sit. Breathe. Proceed: Overcoming the Discomfort of Transformation

One of my favorite quotes is by Winston Churchill. “When you’re going through hell – keep going.” I now know that in order for me to keep going I need to stop, sit, breathe and only then proceed.

Helping a Loved One Navigate Depression

We are all doing the best we can with the one life we’ve been given. Depression just makes it a different kind of life. Here is some compassionate advice for those that want to help a loved one with depression.

First Step to Shifting Overwhelm

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the demands and expectations of your everyday life? I have a hard time admitting this, but I have been feeling this way lately. My oldest is graduating from high school. Major stress and obligation.

5 Sanity Savers to Combat Chaos

Do you try to control everything around you when you’re overwhelmed by chaos? The difficulty with that approach is the more control you exert – the more your sanity is compromised. Instead, check out our 5 sanity savers combat chaos!

Thriving With The Seasons – Summer

In the summer our energy is relaxing, outgoing and expansive. Think of trees and plants growing and long hot sunny days.

Living a Radically Engaged Life: Stop Settling and Start Savoring Your Life

Welcome to the ongoing column series, Living A Radically Engaged Life™. It’s time to more fully live our precious lives with meaning and intention. To bring out our best and learn ways to sustain this level of our best-self. It requires engagement . . . Radical engagement in our own life. In this issue we gain clarity on where our happiness is depleted in our life. Through awareness we can take effective action to course correct and grow to experiencing joy. Let’s dive right in.

Power of Stillness

In today’s fast-paced society, the majority of us are on information overload, exhausted, worn out, and depleted. Our bodies are screaming for healthy, nutritious food and eight hours of uninterrupted sleep. It’s time to slow down, discover the power of stillness, so you can gradually experience moments of bliss, overcome with thankfulness, appreciation and love. Here are 5 ways to get started immediately.