5 Guideposts for a Magical & Slow Holiday Season
Magical holiday seasons don't just happen. They aren't a given. They take work. Hard work. We tend to get caught up in this magic making. We want everything to be perfect. We have a vision, you know! These high expectations are what creates our stress and adds to the chaos of the season. I talk about this idea of expectations and busyness in my book, Savoring Slow, because this is always an issue for us. Always. We're never NOT busy. How we approach our busy life is what matters and that's where my work comes in ... I show you how to do just that. READ MORE »
Meditate Like a Mother
Fluff  your zafu, just perfectly. Sit. Re-sit a few times until comfortable. Rest. Be happy you finally found the right position that isn't leaning one way or another. Find that perfect place to stare toward. Sink into that space. Breathe. Breathe lots of times. Try not to think about the coffee that is now perfectly perculating in the other room. Try not to dwell too long on that to-do list, try not to spend too much time thinking about how, oh crap, I forgot to sign the children up for their winter camp and she said it fills quickly! Try not to think a READ MORE »
A Done-For-You Family Activity Advent Countdown
Each season reminds me to slow down and connect more with my family -- if I let it. The temperature is dropping here. The cold weather reminds us to slow down. It's as if the seasons are little reminders ... ping backs on life, whispering wake up, wake up, wake up. The holiday season -- and winter -- is no different. If anything, I've grown to adore winter for it's slow pace. Excuses to sit in front of a fire, drink a cup of hot tea and snuggle under blankets. Perhaps I need this kind of life all year but it's what I crave all the time. Slow days. Slow fa READ MORE »

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