Good Morning my dearest one, Grrr. Can’t even work up to a full roar. Can’t see the path forward. Only the next step. Maybe that’s enough. Just take the next step. call the housing department Breathe. Surrender. yes. thank you. Take another step. Breathe. Look around, see where relief is, lean into it. punch cushions… Continue reading Monday Love
“Re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of… Continue reading Why isn’t it working for me? Another mindful exploration of life…
Good morning my love, Who is here today? Close your eyes, notice the rhythm of your breath as it flows in and out. No need to change it in any way, just notice, and then ask, who is here? Hello sadness. Hello should. Hello I don’t wanna. Hello I don’t know. Welcome. What a party… Continue reading Monday Love
Today is five of five in my exploration of mindful parenting. What keeps coming back to me is how I do anything is how I do everything. How I live my life is directly connected to how I parent. Nothing is separate. It’s not me over here and my kids over there. It includes… Continue reading Mindful Parenting: Divorce, Baby Daddy and Me.
Good morning my dearest one, Today I give you permission to drop the story (whatever words are running around in your head right now, say yes and let them go). Drop the performance (the need to be funny, clever, smart, graceful, good to be seen. You are enough exactly as you are, right here, right… Continue reading Monday Love
Sometimes I take dance breaks. Today I’m breaking for smiles. An achy head is making me kinda fuzzy today, and I’m finding it hard to write the post I wanted. Number 5 in my five -part series exploring mindful parenting, can wait. This moment calls for deep kindness in the form of permission to choose… Continue reading Taking a Laughter Break: Mindfulness with an Achy Head
Good morning Love, Today I give you permission to follow your bliss. Choose the good feelings, and follow them wherever they take you. For me, on this rainy Los Angeles day, it starts with a satin slip. Silky on my skin. A favorite t-shirt. Old. Loose. Holey. A cozy cashmere sweater (a $10 thrift store… Continue reading Monday Love
Today I was going to explore more on the topic of boundaries, but as life would have it (always life has its way with me) my fifteen-year-old son has given me a beautiful growth opportunity this week…and I am in it! Usually I like to wait until I am on the other side of… Continue reading Plant Strange Seeds: Parenting Mindfully, The Teens You Adore.