Tag Archives: mindfulness

Engaging in Inner Peace

Join the Evolution and thousands of people this weekend leading up to September 21st’s  International Day of Peace! BeThePeace invites people from every culture, every spiritual tradition, and every political perspective to join Together as One. Together, we are creating … Continue reading

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Please Call Me By My True Names and open the door to your heart!

Today you may want to give yourself the gift of this poem…

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▶ Inspiration Thursday: Don’t Let Fear Steal Your Beauty!

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.  A joy, a depression, a meanness,  Some momentary awareness comes  as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all!… The dark thought, the shame, the malice,  meet them at the … Continue reading

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Sharing Paradise

Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of Grace. ~ Paul Theroux Hello Beautiful People! When I lived in the Islands full time I used to council mainlanders who wanted to move to Maui to reconsider….  Aloha … Continue reading

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Engaging in the Art of Imperfection….

The art of finding beauty in imperfection….. Continue reading

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Expanding your Happiness and Engaging your Senses go Hand in Hand: Two top notch free meditations you can use right now!

  “The meaning of life is to give life meaning.”   I’ve been making a lot of lemonade out of lemons lately: my mother fell down the stairs while visiting me and somehow wasn’t seriously injured, my daughter’s father’s heart … Continue reading

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Engaging with Naked Beauty

  Hello lovelies, I don’t usually post on Friday’s but one of my creative heroes award-winning filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg is sitting down with Oprah this Sunday and I wanted to make sure I shared the news early enough that you can … Continue reading

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Inspiration Thursdays

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The joy of engaging your senses is joy….

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Yum, Yam, Yummy.

Aloha beautiful reader, Each of our six primary senses (intuition, hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste) is associated with one of our body’s energy centers as well as with a specific color, musical note, essential oil and seed sound (mantra).  All … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the City of Angels

Aloha Lovely Reader, “Like a wet washcloth, the mind takes the shape of whatever it rest upon. If you routinely rest your mind on the self-criticism, anger, or anxious rumination, your mind will take a negative shape” I am in … Continue reading

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A Dose of Cute…. To Touch, Engage, and Nourish Your Heart

“Touch has a memory.” John Keats Each of our senses is associated with an area of the body. The sense of touch is associated with the heart. Looking at something that reminds you of how it feels to have an … Continue reading

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There Is no Better Place to Pioneer the Future than the Present

After a difficult week and a few false starts this really spoke to me. Hope it speaks to you too. Happy new moon! Wishing you every blessing, S. ps. Check out the livelifehappy.com for more inspiring quotes

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The Three Beloveds

Yesterday I cried and my heart felt sad. It still does. I cried for many reasons, but mainly because sometimes life is hard, and today would have been my father’s 85th birthday. The first one, since he died in May, … Continue reading

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Eleven Seconds to a Better World.

I received the invitation below today and wanted to share it with all of you. It reminded me of this quote by Robert F. Kennedy. “ It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is … Continue reading

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Go Beyond the Restrictions of your Era and your Ego….

And let yourself enter the world of the senses through the practice of haiku. “Haiku is not a shriek, a howl, a sigh, or a yawn; rather, it is the deep breath of life.” So breath deeply and for one … Continue reading

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Five Seven Five Your Haiku Lucky Numbers

The picture above, which I composed yesterday out of the common household and garden objects I had lying around, was a creative, playful, way for me to visually represent the 3 phrase, 5/7/5 haiku form. Note the word playful. If … Continue reading

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To Be

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How to Hear What You Really Need

“Silence is a source of Great Strength” Lao Tzu Not too long ago marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of the composer and provocateur, John Cage. In this post  and next week’s, I’m going to explore the differences between hearing … Continue reading

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Your Shadow Knows Where Your Light Hides….

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength.” August … Continue reading

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