Ever get T-R-I-G-G-E-R-E-D? Oh gawd… Haven’t we all? 😦 What a disaster it FEELS like to be triggered, and what disasters we CREATE from that state. We blow up, chew out, make hasty decisions, drive erratically, put ourselves or others in danger, connect with weird people, experience regrets, get pounding headaches, trash things we’ve created … More H.A.L.T.! When You’re STRESSED and Feel Like Kicking Someone’s @$$ – and Do This Instead
Ever float in a neon tunnel with millions of people talking to you at the same time? Me neither.(good thing too, I have enough trouble hearing multiple conversations at parties But José Hernandez has. Ever fly on the wings of a butterfly into a glowing void? Me neither.(what’d you say? you flew on the wings … More Ever float in a neon tunnel with millions of people talking to you at the same time?
Ever had food poisoning? I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. (well… I can think of ONE person I wouldn’t mind having it lol). I recently became the sorry victim of a virulent strain of a mighty bacteria. From undercooked salmon. It wasn’t pretty. In fact, after purging for 3 long sessions during the … More What I Learned From Mega-Barfing & Pooping (at the same time)
It’s a sunny day, you’re enjoying your drive, listening to great tunes. You start merging onto the freeway… but the muscle car in your lane ain’t slowin’ down for NO ONE – even though your on-ramp is short and the guard rail looms into view. You scream a few Hail Mary’s* and yank the steering … More Stoic Wisdom To Deal With Anger & Stress
The Mind Loops Blog – Jan 2021 New Year’s is always ENLIVENING for me. I love the process at the end of the year to think back about what happened… how I grew… what achievements I accomplished… whom I love and why. I have a specific Q&A process I do as a Yearly Review. Then … More The Power of INTENTION and ATTENTION
The Mind Loops Blog – July 2020 I am stunned by the intensity of the divisiveness between people these days. You say one comment about wearing a mask (no matter which side of the debate you’re on) and you’re condemned and personally insulted; you make a concerned comment about the environment (or any other trigger … More No More Giving Away Your Power
We all want to SURVIVE this pandemic… but what if you could even THRIVE during it? If you (or someone you care about) are experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness or stress during this Covid crisis and lockdown, I hope you’ll join me for a LIVE Zoom event May 16th, hosted by Seattle IANDS. While this time … More How To THRIVE during the Pandemic: Live Zoom Event – Sat, May 16th
It’s time to dump the OLD STORIES about our selves and be on-board with our authentic selves. We’re soon starting a New Decade. All of us need to be on-board with our best, truest, deepest, most loving and authentic selves. It’s time to dump the OLD STORIES about ourselves that we keep alive with looping … More De-looping: Live Online Event With Barbara – Dec 19th
[NOTE: This is Part Two of a 5-part series: “To-DON’T List: 5 Things To NOT Do If You Want To Be Happy.”] You’ve got your To-Do List. But what about your To-DON’T list? Those are at least as important as the “Do” ones. Today we cover the second one on the list… “The longer you … More Replays Are For Your DVR, Not Your Negative Memories – So Let’s Stop Replaying Them!
With so much disconnect and discord going on in the world, it’s important to intentionally use our hearts to create unity – with each other, and with all life. I just returned from the Galapagos Islands where I had astounding connections with animals (and people too)! You can as well. It’s about intentionally opening your heart. Check out my … More Consciously Opening Your Heart Isn’t As Hard As It Sounds