Posts Categorized: Inner Peace

Inner Peace and Releasing Attachments

Inner Peace and Releasing Attachments In the world of inner peace culprits there are huge big ones like the death of a loved one, being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, or divorce (among others, right?!) My heart goes out to you if you’re dancing with one of these Olympic-sized challenges these days. Not easy-breezy by… Read more »

Inner Peace and 6 Keys to Being CALM in the Eye of the Storm – #6. The Dance between Responsibility and Trust

6. The Dance Between Responsibility and Trust TRUST that what is to come ALWAYS serves the Greater Good. AND, as life is unfolding … take responsible action. We do the best we can in comforting a spouse, solving a problem, managing our day and defining a strategy.  Part of taking responsibility is also investigating your… Read more »

Inner Peace and 6 Keys to Being CALM in the Eye of the Storm – #5. Recognize and Anticipate the GIFTS and Perfection of your Current Storm

5. Recognize and Anticipate the GIFTS and “Perfection” of your Current Storm. Often times the greatest crises are the catalyst for remarkable growth.  There are gifts for us to embrace at every step along the way.  Is your business slower than you’d like? Perhaps the gift is extra time with the children or an opportunity… Read more »

Inner Peace and 6 Keys to Being CALM in the Eye of the Storm – #4. Consciously Choose the Higher Path

4.  Consciously choose the higher path. Managing your energy is the theme of this article, as it is the essential ingredient to remain calm and centered … whether a “storm” is present or not.  David Hawkins book, Power vs. Force offers a scale to depict higher energy vs. lower energy emotions (see Soulfully Living Issue #9). … Read more »

Inner Peace: Is it a Choice or Habit?

When life delivers a plethora of unexpected and unpleasant surprises, it can be easy and automatic to react negatively.  Many of these reactions are unconscious and engrained in us as human beings.   Throughout our lives, most of us are taught and conditioned to react to disappointments with sadness, unkindness from others with anger or defensiveness,… Read more »

Inner Peace and 6 Keys to Being CALM in the Eye of the Storm – #2. Surrender to “What Is”

2.  Surrender to “What Is.” The “storm” is happening. Okay, so it is. Quit wishing that “reality” were different than it is. It’s raining, snowing or hailing. You CAN’T control it.  How do you surrender to “what is?” You simply let go. You can’t control the stressed emotions or behaviors of another human being. You can’t control events. You can’t control… Read more »

Inner Peace and Being Connected or Disconnected: Are You Coming from LOVE?

We’ve all had that feeling of “being connected”.  This could be described as “coming from a place of love” or “being in your power”.  Perhaps it’s when we’re with a significant other, playing with a child, performing at work, or doing something you’re confident at.  This isn’t necessarily “romantic in-love”… it’s just open, warm and… Read more »

Inner Peace and 6 Keys to Being CALM in the Eye of the Storm – #1. Be Grounded and Connected to Yourself

Your life is going reasonably well.  You’re focused, “on track” and feeling centered …yet all of a sudden your workload triples, an employee leaves, a significant person in your life becomes emotionally distraught, or perhaps a death or illness surprises the family.  Sometimes when coaching, it seems that every client I work with has their… Read more »

Inner Peace Strategy – Loving What Is

How many times have you heard “your thoughts create your reality?” Lots? Me too.  I understood this conceptually, but often my thoughts simply dominated my reality and I felt helpless, stuck and tortured by them.  Yes, I knew they were lousy, disempowering thoughts ruining my life … but, they felt REAL.   As much as I… Read more »