A deep breath to end the year calmly

December 31, 2012 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

Amy Rootvik (thanks Amy!) linked to this video on Facebook, and at first I thought – huh? But as it played, I realised the simplicity with which it delivers a message of calm and peace. The music, the rhythm, the design, lower your heart rate and make you breathe deeply. What a better way to […]

It’s Been Quite a Year! (The Calm Space Top 10 {+2} for 2012)

December 29, 2012 by  
Filed under current, The Space

Whew! I am feeling like I just stepped off a fast roller coaster ride. My blood is still buzzing through my veins, my head is slightly dizzy, and maybe I’m a little wobbly on my feet. 2012 has been quite a year! And what better way to round it off than by taking a look […]

A Prescription for Releasing Anger and Embodying Peace

December 28, 2012 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space, Wisdom Space

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Directions: To be done 3x daily {or as needed} for the purposes of alleviating anger, fear or the general frustration with the Jackassery-at-large.* Place your hands {one on each side} on your lower back. 1. […]

Dive Deliciously into Crafting Your Beautiful Life

December 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Challenge Space, current, Serenity Space

Heralded by today’s Solstice, it feels like the energy of change is very strong for the new year. We feel like we’re on the cusp of something magnificent – just there, over the next ridge. And we want to run to it, arms flung out, hair flying behind us as we throw ourselves into its […]

changing your life the easy way

December 20, 2012 by  
Filed under current, Serenity Space

Change yourself and your life by committing to one small ritual each month It seems too simple to actually work. Change means hard work, struggle, stress, doesn’t it? That depends on whether you believe it does. Your perspective, your belief about what change means is everything. I proved to myself all over again recently that […]

The Best I Can

December 19, 2012 by  
Filed under current, Mothering Space

I wanted to sit down and write a really juicy piece about how I’ve found peace as a parent. I searched my brain for some big heavens-parting moment of pure loveliness when the kids were being fantastic and I loved what I was doing every moment and I’d taken a shower that morning. But I […]

The Energy of Peace

December 17, 2012 by  
Filed under current, Energy Space

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.   ~Peace Pilgrim~ How peaceful do you feel right now? With the Christmas holidays and New Year just around the corner, you might not be feeling very peaceful at all. For most people it seems the […]

Only Love

December 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

Books! Want to talk about them?

December 14, 2012 by  
Filed under current, Reading Space

It is my great pleasure to introduce a new writer to our midst – writing about books and reading – two subjects very close to my heart. Please make Carolyn Leslie so welcome! More about Carolyn below. Hello! It’s lovely to be with you here in the Reading Space. My name is Carolyn and I […]

It’s not just your imagination, your body may indeed be running on fumes

December 12, 2012 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space, Wisdom Space

I am so excited to welcome the wise words of my friend Lisa Gillispie today! More about Lisa below. We have an epidemic these days. An epidemic of women burning the candle at all ends. An epidemic of women who are perpetually exhausted. We do so many things to mask feeling tired when we really […]

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