Posts in Wellbeing & Sacred Living
Renee Zellweger's 'lost decade'? No, she just reclaimed her life.

This month as her latest movie about Judy Garland, Judy, is released, Renee Zellweger lifts the curtain on the time out she took from Hollywood that lasted almost a decade. In a feature interview for New York Magazine with the headline “Hollywood almost broke Renee. Now she’s back” she shares in detail exactly what happened, why she took a step not just back, but out of the limelight, and what was really going on for her at the time.

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The real reasons you’re exhausted – and how to fix it

Most of us want more energy. We want to feel more engaged, inspired and alive. Mostly, we just want to have the energy to get through everything on our plate, with some left over for the joyful things we want to do, not just to get through our long list of have to’s.

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Learning to live a simple life

Something interesting has been happening lately. I have been dreaming of living a simple life. Craving it even. And I find myself moving toward it more and more each day. I also know that I’m not alone as I am hearing this more and more from friends and clients as well. Many of us are seeking this kind of quiet change.

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Need some sleep? This could help

So many of us struggle with the issue of not getting enough sleep and it can be one of the most frustrating problems to experience. I get it. For many years I was an insomniac. Then I spent a decade working 18 hours a day and giving up my sleep as a ticket to greater productivity.

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The #1 myth that stops you from meditating

You’ve been told to meditate. It will be good for you, they say. It will help you quieten your monkey mind. It will bring you peace and calm and make you all zen inside. It will help you create more space in your life. You will grow to love it. All of that is true. And then they say this: All of your thoughts will disappear from your mind. Say what?

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5 simple ways to check in with yourself

It’s as true now as when Ferris Bueller said it when I was 16 – Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.  So how are you tracking right now? When you look at your goals and intentions, how are you going? 

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Exhausted? Learning to recover and restore

Tiredness. We all feel it. Sometimes we are just tired at the end of a long day. Sometimes we haven’t slept well and struggle to get through our to do list. And sometimes, we feel that kind of world weary tiredness, right down into our bones.

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Your body doesn’t lie

That knot in your stomach as you walk into the meeting. The clenching of your teeth as you fight back the words you really want to say. The throbbing in your head as you think about your workload.

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Creating space when there isn’t any

I talk and write a lot about creating space for the things that matter. But what do you do when there is just too much going on and it’s really hard to get the space that you need?

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Make joy your compass

What is the compass that directs your life? Is it success, money, career objectives, family goals? For many of us, these things are tangible, we can quantify them, see how to achieve them.

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A woman’s path to healing

In her extraordinary book The Path of Practice: A Woman’s Book of Ayurvedic Healing, renowned teacher and healer Bri. Maya Tiwari take us on a journey through the feminine face of Ayurveda and its mind-body-spirit practices.

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Energy clearing

Have you ever walked in to a room and instantly felt like something wasn’t right? You might get a physical sign like the hairs on your arms rise up, or you may get a chill down your spine. Or have you met someone for the first time and had a very strong reaction, disliking them on sight, or wanting to be around them all the time?

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Ayurveda as a way of life

Ayurveda is an ancient healing modality from India that has been around for thousands of years. Translated as ‘knowledge of life’ it dates back 5,000 years to the Vedas - the ancient Sanskrit texts. A preventative system, it focuses on holistic health examining our physical make up, emotional nature and spiritual outlook in the context of the universe.

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Five ways to get more energy

Last week we started a conversation about energy. In a recent survey I did out to my community, hundreds of women told me that one of the main issues in their life is lack of energy. And let’s face, many women are just flat out exhausted.

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