The holiday season is upon us! For many of us, we approach the holidays with dread and consider it a time full of expectations, extra work, triggers, and conflict. How can we actually ENJOY the holidays instead of wishing they’d be over? The answer is consciousness. Most of us don’t put much thought into…Read More
One of the first concepts I teach students in my retreats and workshops is the importance of minding your own business. At first, “mind your own business” might sound harsh, but in this case, it is actually a gentle reminder to stay in your own lane, so to speak. What Minding Your Own Business…Read More
We hear about mindfulness a lot, but with so many things competing for our attention, we struggle to maintain it. The fact is that few of us practice it regularly. Mindfulness is about being in the moment, and it’s one of the most basic spiritual skills to practice. Mindfulness is a shift from being in…Read More
Every day we are faced with countless choices. Minute by minute we make decisions, some big some small. Many decisions seem insignificant, like what to wear, what to have for breakfast, or what time to go to bed. We may not recognize those little things as decisions. But they are decisions, nonetheless.
In order to cope with the sheer volume of decisions we face daily, we go on autopilot. This autopilot is neither “good” nor “bad”. The decisions we make while on autopilot can take us closer to or further away from the kind of life we want to live.Read More
I’m thrilled to announce my upcoming Columbus Day weekend retreat hosted at the beautiful Wiawaka Holiday House, a historical retreat center on the shores of Lake George in upstate New York. Depending on Mother Nature, we might be there in time to see the stunning fall foliage surrounding this lake in the Southern Adirondack Mountains! During this four day weekend retreat, we’ll be exploring the Art of Conscious Living in depth.Read More
The Art of Conscious Living Retreat is an opportunity to step away from the business of our everyday life so we can go deep within. After reflection and healing we emerge ready to return to our life feeling awake and energized. We tend to get caught up with the demands of everyday life only to…Read More
Conscious living isn’t the easiest path. It is simply the path that leads to happiness, meaning, and fulfillment.
Though this path is simple in many ways, it can also take some time to master.
If you’re looking for a way to dip your toes into this way of living but feel overwhelmed, good news! I’ve distilled conscious living down into five principles that cover the basics of this path.
Of course, these principles aren’t the whole path, but they are enough to get you started so you can start living a life of peace, meaning, and fulfillment.Read More