What Are You Tolerating?

There’s been a lot of emphasis this year on being more tolerant – tolerant of different viewpoints, nationalities, cultural differences, and the like.  That’s not what I want to talk about today.  What I want to talk about is tolerations as those parts of our lives and ourselves that perpetually Read more…

Under Pressure

COVID-19 has sent all of us into a new reality.  You may be working from a home office for the first time, home schooling your children or working with your spouse or, like many, both.  We are all trying to navigate uncharted waters in our daily lives and often feel Read more…

Yoga and Pilates

If you’re looking for some balance and inner calm these days – I know I am – yoga may be a great addition to your home workout.  A yoga practice can increase your flexibility, balance, core strength and restore a sense of equilibrium. It can also reduce back pain and Read more…

Sidelined

Lots of us have been sidelined from our normal activities in the last several months and, for me at least, that includes going to the gym and my weekly yoga class.  Because exercise is an important part of my week, I’ve had to look at other options, at least for Read more…

Summer Fun

Summer here in Colorado is highly-anticipated and for good reason – it’s really special.  The days are warm and sunny, the nights are cool and there’s wildflowers everywhere.  Parks and hiking trails are open here, and may have started to open up where you are, too. Most of us are Read more…

Inner Work

I once had a teacher who had a favorite phrase: “The outer is always a reflection of the inner.”   The idea is that who we are, what we do, the activities we engage in, our chosen work – all are outer manifestations of who we are as people.  As a Read more…

On Being Resilient

“Resilience is the capacity of a person, enterprise, or system to maintain its core purpose and integrity in the face of dramatically changed circumstances.”  Andrew Zolli My friend and colleague, Michelle Gale, wrote about resilience recently in a guest post for my blog and, in light of what has been Read more…