Posts Categorized: Creativity

How Did You Get This Body?

In a conference called “Ageless Living” I heard many authors and teachers espouse ground-breaking ideas, but none was more exciting than what author, Gregg Braden, had to say. He explained a simple concept that we often overlook – what we do in the first part of our lives catches up with us in the second… Read more »

Cops and Swimming Lessons

I was driving and listening to my mother tell me a story over the hands-free phone when I saw the flashing lights behind me. “Mom!  Mom!  Mom!” my voice escalated to interrupt her story. “I’m being pulled over. I’ll call you back.” I parked on the side of the road and heard a resonant voice… Read more »

Loving Creativity

It seems that creativity is not just for fun. It is is an important component to good health. In Mind Over Medicine, Dr. Lissa Rankin looks at creativity as an essential aspect to thriving. Being creative goes beyond the common reference to art, music, writing and theater. “You may also express yourself by flower arranging, photography,… Read more »

Are You Stuck in a Holding Pattern?

Are you unable to make a decision, afraid to move forward and too knowledgeable to go back? Some people find themselves stuck in a holding pattern. After you have mulled over your options just go ahead and take action. Making conscious choices leads you in a direction of your choice. Don’t allow others to make… Read more »

How Do You Bring Joy Into Your Life?

My friend couldn’t stop talking about how kundalini yoga has changed her life.  It has helped her to relax and breathe better  and tune into what she wants to bring into her life.  I decided to give it a try.     After doing some research, I found a place and reserved my spot online… Read more »

Better Than Ever

Did you ever break a piece of pottery and wonder what to do with it? Before you throw it out, think of this. In the Japanese art of kintsugi a pot is repaired with glue infused with gold, silver or platinum making it even more beautiful and valuable than before. New patterns resulting from the… Read more »

The Way of Harmony

As my qigong teacher, Zhen Dao, pulled into a parking space at the market, he heard someone in the car behind him yelling and cursing from his car window. The other driver had apparently been waiting for that spot. Zhen Dao said out of his window, “I’m so sorry! I didn’t see you. If I… Read more »

The Truth About Believing

Last week I attended a conference called “Ageless Living” featuring speakers from the scientific, spiritual and experiential realms. One was more exciting than the next as they presented cutting edge information that supported different ways to understand life and aging. One of my favorites was Dr. Bruce Lipton, author of “The Biology of Belief”.  His… Read more »