A Real New Year

Day 29 ImageOn January 1st 2015 I am NOT:

  • Going on a diet
  • Starting an exercise program
  • Enrolling in a class
  • Joining a webinar
  • Or participating in any of the hundreds of “must do” things that are being pushed right now.

Want to know why not?

Because in Seattle January 1st is winter time!

Because winter time is NOT the time to ...

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Sunshine Buddha Practice

If you are like me, sometimes going into a still, quiet meditation space is difficult.

When I just can’t get myself to a place that feels comfortable, many times I give up and think “tomorrow is another day”

Sometimes though…….

I do this wonderful practice that is easy and active at the same time.

Bonus for doing this practice in the cold, winter months? I feel energized and warm from the sun – and I live in Seattle where we don’t get to see ...

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Inhale exhaleHere is something we have heard for a long time:

It is better to give than receive.

I think the actual quote is:

It is more blessed to give than receive.

I have thought about this and wondered:

Is it better to give than receive?

I have come to the conclusion that the two actions are absolutely essential to each other.

Therefore, my answer is a resounding NO!

One cannot occur without ...

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Harnessing Your Energy – It is all the rage!

Nap time with catsTake time to rest, really rest! Some months are much more conducive to deep rest,

Cat jumping

Take time to act, really act! Some months are conducive to action.


Do you know ...

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Harnessing Your Energy? Why?

amazingHere is a note I received recently:

Diane, what is the deal with these harnessing the energy of the month calls you talk about?  Why would I want to change the way I live my life based on what MONTH it is? That seems kind of stupid.  Can you enlighten me?

Yes! Beginning to pay attention to the world around you ...

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