Say YES!

Day 139 of #LiveWell2017 Last weekend at Wanderlust108, MC Yogi warmed us up for the 5K and, later, for the yoga session. During both warmups his positive attitude and enthusiasm were infectious. But the one thing he did that stuck with me most was a small, quiet gesture at the end of each of his sessions. … Continue reading Say YES!

The light of awareness

Day 138 of #LiveWell2017 Mindfulness is the light of awareness... How many times have you been doing something and suddenly realized you were done, but had not been aware of the act of doing it? It's easy to do things on auto-pilot - washing dishes, brushing teeth, driving home from work. We are doing the … Continue reading The light of awareness

Eat, drink, give

Day 137 of #LiveWell2017 Have a pint, change the world! Last night I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Oregon Public House in support of The Children's Book Bank. It was my first visit to the Oregon Public House (OPH), and now that I understand their story and have seen how they work, I … Continue reading Eat, drink, give

On loss and letting go…

Day 135 of #LiveWell2017 Last week I lost something. My journal. The one I started on January 1st of this year and where I hatched my ideas for this blog and recorded quotes and notes from the many books I've read since then about meditation, mindfulness, kindness, and generosity. When I first realized it was … Continue reading On loss and letting go…

A little gratitude for all the moms

Day 134 of #LiveWell2017 Happy Mother's Day If you're lucky enough to have a mom, any kind of mom, today is the day to tell her how much you appreciate her. Just say thank you. If you want to know how I feel about being a mom, read this. For a glimpse of motherhood around the world, check … Continue reading A little gratitude for all the moms