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

Mindful Monday: Hydration

Cultivate Holistic Health with Barbara Reid     How Can I Cultivate PEACE in 2017? Good morning!  This email is the first of our Mindful Monday series. Each Monday I’ll share a tip with you for the week.  An observation.  A simple action step.  A question to ponder.  Or a new perspective. Our goal?  To

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

Cultivating C.H.I.: Physical Renewal

PHYSICAL RENEWAL includes replacing old habits, repairing outdated thinking, prioritizing restorative stress reduction, and CULTIVATING strong healthy bodies.       Are you feeling exhausted? Is it difficult to think clearly? Are you experiencing ruminating thoughts? Is your waistline expanding? Are you short on patience? Are your emotions volatile? Do you feel isolated? Are you

Cultivating Renewal: Spring Into C.H.I.

April brings thoughts of springtime and new beginnings.  This month we will be focusing on ways to RENEW our C.H.I. in the areas of our PHYSICAL bodies, SPIRITUAL beings, PROFESSIONAL lives, and our RELATIONSHIPS.   We have been working on CULTIVATING CLARITY to bring our thoughts, words, and actions into CONGRUENCY, HARMONY, and INTEGRITY. What

Cultivating Clarity: Creating Professional C.H.I.

CULTIVATING C.H.I. was born out of a desire to create flow and ease throughout the main areas of our lives.  We often become stuck when dealing with issues connected with our PHYSICAL bodies, our SPIRITUAL beings, our relationships, and our PROFESSIONAL lives.  Our goal is to develop CLARITY in our thoughts, words, and actions.  To