Mindful Monday: Trust

    Lack of TRUST can often be found at the root of anxiety, depression, and unhappiness.  Yes, we have difficulty TRUSTING others, but we primarily have trouble TRUSTING ourselves.    Cultivating clarity, making sure our thoughts, words, and actions are congruent and in harmony with our integrity, is the starting point of TRUST.  

Mindful Monday: Hang On

    Sometimes life gets so complicated, confusing, and confounding that we may want to just throw in the towel, shut down, and go into hibernation. This is the time to HANG ON! It’s okay to step back and regroup. Spend some time cultivating clarity around what’s important to you. Once you gain better clarity

Mindful Monday: Snuggle

  Feeling disconnected, anxious, lonely, and stressed?  Let’s SNUGGLE!   Cultivating C.H.I. in order to create PEACE is all about getting clear on what’s important, prioritizing, and aligning your thoughts, words, and actions.    The #1 priority on most people’s list is FAMILY. Connecting with loved ones is vital to creating a fulfilling life of

Mindful Monday: Prayer

  Stressed, anxious, and feeling like you are carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders?   Neglecting to CULTIVATE SPIRITUAL C.H.I. may result in feelings of helplessness, anxiety, and depression presenting as physical, emotional, and SPIRITUAL illness. We cannot achieve true wellness by addressing only the physical. We must maintain our INTEGRITY by

Mindful Monday: Meditation

Is It Possible to Cultivate Calm Over Chaos?   Cultivating C.H.I. is all about clarifying what’s important to you and aligning your thoughts, words, and actions to achieve your goal. When you are not aligned with your integrity you will experience disconnect and disappointment.   How does this manifest in your life?   Our over-busy

Learning within the Messy Middle

I made a promise to myself and to you earlier this year to not just show you the “after photos”. Too often we’re led to believe that there is a magic bullet that effects change.  A quick fix. But the reality is…Life Is MESSY! Trying to hide it or deny it is to lose the

Cultivating Peace Over Perfectionism

   I have struggled with PERFECTIONISM  since I was a young child.       I was very quiet and internalized everything.   I built many boxes of limiting beliefs. I had many fears and anxieties.     I  was very sensitive and introverted and  didn’t express the fears I was experiencing so they began

Cultivating C.H.I.-Ruminating Thoughts

  Our beloved Cocoa. 12/23/07–06/02/16 Always in our hearts. This has been an incredibly hard week for my family.  Our beloved Cocoa fell ill on Tuesday and was diagnosed with acute renal failure the next day.  The vet and her staff did all they could to restart her kidneys but treatment was unsuccessful and we