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Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony

Let’s Talk About Meditation

Let's Talk About Meditation If you're like many people who have limited experience with meditation, chances are the word conjures up images of monks fasting in caves; tie-died hippies chanting 'OM' over vegan, organic, hemp-green smoothies; or yogis in white, getting all bendy at the knees in ways you can't even imagine a body being capable [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:09:42+00:00August 9th, 2016|Counselling, Advice, Life Hacks, Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Meditation

Our Beloved Sterling – You’ve Been Gone a Year Today…

Know honor, preserve humility, and in this way - Be the valley of the world. -Lao Tzu My Beloved Sterling, It's been a year today since you left us, and although I know you're here in spirit, I ache no less now than the night I held your paw in my hand as [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:09:57+00:00August 6th, 2015|Animal Communication, Training, Rehabilitation & Healing, Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Our Beloved Sterling – You’ve Been Gone a Year Today…

Daily Gratitudes: Week 14 of 3

Day 98 of 21: The most wonderful dinner & post-dinner walk in the gardens at the Harbour House; That there are people and businesses on this planet that care enough to go the extra mile to ensure sustainability, health, and ethical living; My job. I absolutely LOVE what I do, and the [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:01+00:00June 24th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 14 of 3

Daily Gratitudes: Week 12

  Day 78 (of 21): That I listen so intently to my internal GPS. This morning it lead me to a hiking trail where I discovered the credit card a friend of mine had lost the night before. I was able to return it to him, before he even knew it was missing; Fields full of wildflowers [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:03+00:00June 10th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 12

Daily Gratitudes: Week 10

  Day 64: The mama & ducklings who made my day by waddling across the road just as I was heading out for an appointment this afternoon; My Magpie’s unending support for Crystal Bowl & Gong Meditation nights – even after a long day at work; The people who gather. I love your presence. I love [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:17+00:00May 28th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 10

Daily Gratitudes: Week 8

  Day 50: Clients who dive wholeheartedly into their process; Sunshine on my deck in the afternoon; Dinner in front of the tv, on those days when I’ve (happily) got nothing left… Day 51: Surprise phone calls from unexpected people, connected to me through happy coincidences, leading to impromptu meetings & great conversation – Thanks Sean [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:22+00:00May 13th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 8

Daily Gratitudes: Week 7

  Day 43: Coffee; Coffee; Coffee…   Day 44: A freshly cut lawn; Dinner with friends; Rousing conversation by the fire-pit…   Day 45: Neck & head massages, in the sun; Lunch & Laughter at the Fernwood Road Cafe; The gorgeous full moon that is lighting up the night…   Day 46: Thrift Shop bookshelves, where [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:23+00:00May 7th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 7

Daily Gratitudes: Week 6

  Day 36: Clients who engage their process deeply; The rain that nurtures & cleanses us; Tarot Cards & Oracle Decks that lend us inspiration when we need it...   Day 37: iPhone technology that allows me to record my daily 21 Seconds of Bliss; Instant coffee, for those days when I just don't have time [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:25+00:00May 7th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 6

Daily Gratitudes: Week 5

  Day 29 Lunch with a friend I haven't seen in a really, really long time; The gorgeous print of Robbie Craig's "Wolves at Midnight" that I received in the mail; The rhythmic sound of my bulldog's snoring - background music for my late-night-work-fest...   Day 30 Bacon for breakfast, a ready-made lunch, and a gourmet [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:27+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 5

Daily Gratitudes: Week 4

  Day 22 Dr. Patrick Callas - who issued the challenge to take a full 21 days to see if a new habit 'sticks'... I think it's working; Having my wood stove up and running again - I love the quality of the heat, and the ambience the fire creates; The surprise dinner my Magpie brought [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:28+00:00April 17th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on Daily Gratitudes: Week 4

The Naturopath Issued a Challenge – Week 3

  Here it is, the last week in my 21 days of gratitude challenge:   Day 15 Larry's "El Taco Loco" stand - hands down the best place on Salt Spring Island to stop for a quickie (I'm talking about tacos - not whatever you were thinking!); Thursdays that are Fridays because I get to spend [...]

By |2017-04-20T11:10:29+00:00April 8th, 2015|Meditation, Mindfulness, Ritual & Sacred Ceremony|Comments Off on The Naturopath Issued a Challenge – Week 3