Balance

It’s that time of year again – the time when major family shifts typically take place. Relocation, redundancy, retirement, a new job, a new boss, changing schools, puberty, menopause, or the break of a relationship all pose huge transitions in our lives as we change from one state or condition to another. Even when - deep in our hearts and minds - we know the change we’re experiencing is positive, resistance, fear, uncertainty and feelings of vulnerability can wreak havoc with our emotional, mental and physical states. What is it about how our...

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”   A tough medical diagnosis, loss of a loved one, family relocation, a stressful boss at work, heart-breaking animal welfare and environmental issues may shake us to the very core, creating a sense of despair and impotence far greater than what we can cope with. How do we navigate life’s choppy waters? When we’re toppled off balance and life as we know it drastically changes, what can we do to regain our power?   Accepting or...

Yang; our doing side Last month, as we celebrated Mother’s Day, we explored our Yin energy: the feminine energy that resides in us all. If you missed it, click here. This Father’s Day month we will dedicate this newsletter to our Yang side; our masculine side that, like Yin, resides in both women and men. Our Yang side allows us to drive our lives with enthusiasm, complete tasks, stay focused and get things done. It’s the outflow of our energy. When our Yang energy is low we start to feel overwhelmed, tired,...

Yin: our ‘being’ side   Happy Mother’s Day! May you enjoy a relaxing and restful day, pampered by your precious loved ones. Moms are blessed with the most rewarding, yet challenging, role in the world. No other job willingly engages our heads, hearts and hugs 24/7, 365, forever. So, a little TLC from your little people is well and truly deserved on this special day. This month’s newsletter is dedicated to our Yin side - our feminine side, residing in both women and men, that allows us to rest, relax and enjoy the moment! What...

What is the one thing that would make 2017 different? Every year we set new goals and aim to achieve different things. March hits and many of us realize we’ve made little to no progress. Life gets the better of us, the unplanned happens, and before we know it December rolls around. And we’re left thinking: “Where did my time go? Maybe next year...