Mindful Monday: Rest

    Is it time to relax, rejuvenate, and REST?   Have you been making less than your best decisions lately? Are you feeling short-tempered and easily frustrated? Do you feel taken for granted and depressed? Are you anxious and sleep-deprived? Have you become accident prone?   These are often indications of over-commitment, fatigue, and

Mindful Monday: Smell the Roses

  Is life super hectic?   Do you spend a lot of time in overwhelm?   Do you hardly remember the days passing by in a blur?   Maybe it’s time to slow down, SMELL THE ROSES, and Cultivate PEACE in 2017.    The benefits of slowing down are endless. Here are just a few

Mindful Monday: Relax

    Running around, trying to do too much, and declaring yourself “so busy” will not win you any medals and certainly is not the path to Cultivating PEACE in 2017.   Constant low grade stress results in elevated cortisol levels which impact your blood pressure and blood sugar.   Do you struggle with any

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: 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

Cultivating C.H.I. : Spiritual Renewal

I wonder, if you are like me?  Are you having an extraordinarily challenging year?  Are you feeling weary and a bit bewildered?  It’s times like these that I’m incredibly grateful for the wisdom and guidance of my parents.  My earliest memories are of my dad gathering us together and talking to us about life and

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PHYSICAL RENEWAL includes replacing old habits, repairing outdated thinking, prioritizing restorative stress reduction, and CULTIVATING strong healthy bodies.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 C.H.I. : Renewing Loving Relationships

  CULTIVATING C.H.I. comes from a desire to live a more heart-centered life.  An understanding that we are beings of INTEGRITY, meaning whole and not segmented.  To live a healthy whole life we must nurture not only our PHYSICAL bodies, but also our RELATIONSHIPS, our PROFESSIONS, and our SPIRITUAL lives.  CULTIVATING C.H.I. is not based on quick fixes but

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