Do you know what the Mardi Gras colors represent? I didn’t. The internet did: Purple – symbolizes Justice Green – symbolizes Faith Gold – symbolizes Power I had the chance to be in New Orleans the first Mardi Gras after Katrina. Resilient spirits lined the streets. Talk about persisters! Celebration in the wake of devastation, […]
Grace doesn’t make a fuss about itself, but it subtly warms and transforms the atmosphere. At its essence, grace is the transference of well-being from one who is calm and comfortable to those around. – Sarah Kaufman, The Art of Grace My sons wish I would show more grace and growl less. I agree. […]
Be a Persister
Persist origin: mid 16th century: from Latin persistere, from per- ‘through, steadfastly’ + sistere ‘to stand.’ Merriam-Webster To steadfastly stand, it takes a steadfast breath. So take a steady seat and put your hands on your heart. Take a big, deep breath in and feel your chest expand. Slowly release the air out. Big, […]
Want to Feel More Centered?
Center (noun): the middle, the axis point, a gathering place Center (verb): to give a focus Centered (adjective): emotionally healthy and calm @MerriamWebster What is at your core? Where are you focused? How balanced are you? If you’re feeling wrapped around the axle or heavily skewed, take some slow, deep breaths and focus on […]
Get Grounded and Gather Strength to GET ACTIVE
Feeling shell shocked and fired up? Join me in this brief centering exercise to get grounded and gather strength. Because we need to be grounded and strong to get active. Ok? Great. So sit comfortably or lie down and join me. Let’s start by breathing. Sit tall or extend long on your back and breathe. […]