Someone Mad At You? Ask Yourself This First…

Are you a people-pleaser? Does someone being mad at you send you into a series of Mind Loops? Before you rush off to try and patch things up, there’s something to ask yourself first… A lot of people with Mind Loops (repetitive, negative thoughts and worries) are people-pleasers. I’m not pointing fingers here – because … More Someone Mad At You? Ask Yourself This First…

Holiday Stress? 5 Easy Ways To Calm Your Heart & Mind

Holiday time is here! And… so is the stress. The very things that can create so much joy during the holidays are the ones that can also bring on the stress: Family gatherings, gift-giving, and non-stop holiday parties. If you’re feeling stressed, join the crowd: Research says that 70% of us feel a spike in … More Holiday Stress? 5 Easy Ways To Calm Your Heart & Mind

Worried? Anxious? Fascinated with the Afterlife? Join me in Portland!

Mind Loops Blog – Oct 2018  Do you live in Portland – or know people who do? These November events are not to be missed! TO READ AN INTERVIEW WITH BARBARA ON THESE EVENTS, CLICK HERE Sat, Nov 3rd, 3-5pm 3 LIFE-CHANGING GIFTS FROM MY NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE: When I had my cosmic brush with death, I … More Worried? Anxious? Fascinated with the Afterlife? Join me in Portland!

Who You Spend Time With MATTERS (more than you think)

Ever consider how much the people you spend the most time with impact your life?  How much do you think their lives and choices and beliefs influence your own? Turns out, an ENORMOUS amount. The people you spend the most time with have a much more POTENT impact on your life and choices than you … More Who You Spend Time With MATTERS (more than you think)

How To Stop Worrying and Get a Little Peace o’ Mind

Are you a worrier? Have anxiety, or feel anxious in social settings? Fret about your health (or someone else’s)… or what other people think of you… or your future? Before my near-death experience, I was a big-time worrier – particularly when it came to the health of one specific, dear friend. I used to wake … More How To Stop Worrying and Get a Little Peace o’ Mind

When a Mind Loop Hits, Find Your Trail of Breadcrumbs

The Mind Loops Blog – Oct 2017 – “When a Mind Loop Hits, Find Your Trail of Breadcrumbs” One week ago I returned from Peru. It wasn’t an easy trip; the itinerary we’d set for ourselves was incredibly complex. And while all types of travel has its share of bumps, traveling in a Third World … More When a Mind Loop Hits, Find Your Trail of Breadcrumbs

From Cougar “Attack” To Peace Of Mind In 60 Seconds Or Less

The Mind Loops Blog: “From Cougar ‘Attack’ To Peace Of Mind In 60 Seconds Or Less” August 2017 Recently I was overwhelmed with a project. I was working long hours, and feeling pretty intense mental exhaustion (and physical exhaustion too because I wasn’t getting enough exercise). Finally my ability to concentrate and be productive hit … More From Cougar “Attack” To Peace Of Mind In 60 Seconds Or Less