Learning to breathe (and other lessons)

Learning to breathe (and other lessons)

We take our first breath moments after birth, yet for me, I feel like I am just learning how to breathe 49 years later. I’ve recently started on a journey at my local yoga center based on the book by Baron Baptiste titled “40 Days To a Personal Revolution”. It’s forty days of being immersed […]

You are what you believe.

You are what you believe.

I’ve been thinking about beliefs lately — particularly beliefs I have about myself, what I am capable of, what I can or cannot do.  And so I’ve been challenging myself just a little bit to try and overcome some of my beliefs that aren’t really working for me anymore.  Yesterday was a big day for […]

How do you define dumb?

How do you define dumb?

Last week, an article popped up in my Facebook newsfeed titled:  “The 10 Dumbest Dog Breeds”.  I couldn’t resist clicking on the link to bring up the article, which started by saying “We rounded up the dog breeds that are undeniably more decorative than smart”, and then had a slideshow that followed with 10 breeds.  […]

The importance of belief

The importance of belief

A few years ago, I visited an acupuncturist in hopes that I would find some relief from a pinched nerve in my neck that was causing my arm to go numb.  I’d been dealing with with it for a few months and had tried massage, chiropractic visits, ice/heat, you name it .  Nothing had worked.  […]

Zen and the art of falling asleep.

Zen and the art of falling asleep.

I had one of those nights last night, you know the ones, when you’re tired but you can’t fall asleep? There was no real reason for my inability to fall asleep, aside from listening to two little snoring dogs and one very large dog who was tossing and turning and panting because the heat in […]

A new take on an old memory

A new take on an old memory

It’s been 36 years today since I picked up the telephone as a 12 year old to be told the news that my older brothers best friend had died in a car accident on his way home from college for winter break.  It has stayed with me all the years for so many reasons, but […]

What are you focusing on?

What are you focusing on?

During a client reading last week, I was describing the personality of her dog that I had connected with and I could tell that the woman who I was speaking with was hesitantly agreeing with the information that the dog was giving me.  In addition to the hesitancy in her voice, she was saying “yes, […]

Grateful for lessons.

My house is especially quiet on this day after Thanksgiving.  This morning all my guests left  — 6 people ranging in age from 81 years to 6 months. I’m not a huge holiday fan.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I dislike the holidays. It’s just that, how do I sum it up?  It’s […]

Working like a dog.

Working like a dog.

I’ve written before about my puppy Odin and the lessons I’m sure he will be teaching me.  Well, it seems that Odin is on his way to doing his work very well with me. I’m one of those people who, when things are going well, acknowledge that they are going well while not really acknowledging […]

Is it an energetic connection?

Is it an energetic connection?

Last week I traveled with Odin to Maryland to attend a dog show where I did some animal intuitive readings.  The breeders who I got Odin from were there with Odin’s sister, so it was a bit of a family reunion for him.  Odin hadn’t seen his “people” or his sister since he left their house […]