I learned this gem from one of my most influential teachers ~ Dr Bernie Siegel. Bernie says how do you know if you’re loving your life? You lose track of time and when you lose track of time you can’t get older. Hmmmm
Are you loving your life? Are you loving your body just as it is right here right now?
I love my life and I AM deeply grateful for how my body continually shows up for me. Honestly though I also deal with non acceptance at times. Resisting changes, sometimes concerned if I’m ok when I find a lump or a bump, buying into how the media thinks I should look .. but I must also admit I have been able to quiet this self critic more and more. These thoughts show up less often and when they do I practice the above affirmation.
I give the credit to my Creator, my ritualized meditation practice, my gratitude practice, my husband who thinks I’m beautiful first thing in the morning, my trainer, affirmations and all the angelic souls I am privileged to w...
I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.
- L.M. Montgomery
June is certainly generous with her abundant gifts! Once again the days are sunny and hot, school is out, camp has begun and visions of vacations are dancing wildly in our heads. We head back to the beach to chill, read a book, make sandcastles with children, set sail, board boats, ride ferries, fish, Kayak, paddle board or gently row a boat. We take a seat alongside the pool and encourage the little ones to “dive in”- and we happily score cannonball contests. We build tents in backyards, sleep under the stars and make s'mores over fire pits. Roses and strawberries are in bloom and the smell of fresh cut grass is everywhere. Visits to our vegetable gardens make us smile. We hang our laundry on the clothesline; open windows again, roll down car windows, crank up the music and sing like Adele. We shed layers of clothing, don our favorite shorts, tees and bathing suits, break in flip-flops and ten...