Be Seen…Now!

Be Seen…Now!

Exclamation Mark I first learned of Amy Krouse Rosenthal last week through her Modern Love essay, an ode to her husband. Now she is gone yet her impact continues through her films and over 30 published books. It’s not easy being seen. Especially when you’re NOT like everyone else. Especially when what sets you apart is […]

Principles. Values. Take Your Pick.

Principles. Values. Take Your Pick.

The Women’s March Principles focus on: ending violence, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA rights, worker’s rights, disabled rights, immigrant rights, and environmental justice and the ten International Women’s Day values are: Justice Dignity Hope Equality Collaboration Tenacity Appreciation Respect Empathy Forgiveness   Pick your value and breathe.   Inhale justice. Exhale justice. Inhale dignity. Exhale dignity. Inhale […]

Grace

Grace

  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

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, […]

Get Grounded and Gather Strength to GET ACTIVE

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. […]