Posts Tagged: present moment

Finding Inner Peace in a Busy World

On Saturday at a dinner party a friend said, “Yeah, how do you find inner peace in the busyness of life?”  This is a challenge facing nearly all my coaching clients — from entrepreneurs to over-committed moms.  Yet, we all want to find inner peace in our busy worlds.  I suggested she read this week’s… Read more »

Inner Peace and Confessions from a New Mom

Last week I received a super sweet voicemail from a subscriber expressing appreciation for the emails she receives from me… the quotes, videos and other invitations.  Hope you feel the same way. But, I have a serious confession. While this truly warmed my heart… the truth is I feel I haven’t been contributing to my community… Read more »

Inner Peace, Twins and The Power of the NOW

Living in the present moment is not a new idea.  Eckhart Tolle has perhaps played the largest role in bringing our attention to the importance of “this now moment.” His book “The Power of Now” has sold over 3 million copies, and another estimated 35 million viewers participated in a series of live webinars with Tolle and… Read more »

Personal Growth: 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 Quote: John Burroughs

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. – John Burroughs image source: http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/view_photog.php?photogid=149

"The Race" Video

We all have “Races” we run and sometimes stumble along the way. Watch this moving story of a boy and his will to keep running his race even after he falls. Watch it and watch it again everytime you need that reminder to get up and finish your race. Check it out… Copyright © 2005… Read more »

"What's the Big Idea?" Video

Here’s a question that has always intrigued me, What do successful companies have in common? As a lifetime entrepreneur, I’ve been blessed to be involved in four different startup companies…each becoming a leader in its niche. I like to think I learned a lot along the way. Also, over the years, I’ve read many books,… Read more »

Inner Peace Quote: Dorothy Thompson

“And only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live in every experience, painful or joyous; to live in gratitude for every moment, to live abundantly.” -Dorothy Thompson Image from http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/view_photog.php?photogid=1757

Thoughts – Our Greatest Addiction !? by Mary Allen

Every thought we think creates a biochemical response in our bodies.  These reactions vary from negligible to intense. Science has known this for some time.  If we think about food, our saliva glands may be stimulated.  When we think of the person that irritates us most, our bodies constrict and tense up.  When we reflect… Read more »