Staying connected and attention

I've been complaining of a lack of connection to myself and others. I've felt untethered, like I'm bobbing around in the ocean without an anchor. Julia Cameron writes that for creative and artistic people, "attention is a way to connect and survive". In fact she encourages us to immerse ourselves in the flow of life and pay close attention.

Shelly’s Bigfoot Affirmations™: For a Groovy State of Mind

Shelly came up with and illustrated seven Bigfoot Affirmations™ for a groovy state of mind. After each affirmation, she's included a question and an activity in case you want to practice some of the ideas contained in the affirmations. They are certainly one-part silly, but they are also two-parts serious. I had to share as … Continue reading Shelly’s Bigfoot Affirmations™: For a Groovy State of Mind

Changing a habit: reducing caffeine intake

I want to share something that is a big deal for me. They say it take at least 21 days to instil a new habit. I am a self-confessed "tea pot"! A few weeks ago I went "cold turkey"  on caffeinated tea for a day. Perhaps in excess of 10 cups a tea per day … Continue reading Changing a habit: reducing caffeine intake