50 Ways to Embrace This Moment…

Embracing This Moment Life Coaching 50 Ways to Embrace This Moment As a transition life coach for Embracing This Moment, many people ask:  How do I embrace the moment? So, here are 50 ways to embrace more of each moment... Get curious.  Ask questions. Let go of perfection and doing things "right." Release expectations about …

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Three Reasons We Need to Forgive

Why do we need to forgive? It's not an easy thing to do.  Forgive ourselves.  Forgive others.  It doesn't flow freely or effortlessly, connected to the past, our hopes for the future.  There's emotions.  And boundaries.  And it's difficult. Forgiveness holds power. You see, if we hold the anger and hostility about our experience with …

I Defied The Odds

I'm giving myself credit today. Something I don't often do.  To really take it all in.  What it means to have accomplished all that I've done.  What it really means.  It doesn't feel that way when you're in it.  When you've fought it.  And screamed it.  And it's not always easy to give credit when …

Welcome to the Club–The Other Side of Color Blind–Part One

(You'll also want to read Part Two:  Embracing Change--Five Things You Can Do to Address Diversty and Part Three:  Three Reasons You Must Discuss Racism and Inequality with your Children in this three part series that addresses our assumptions, our reactions to prejudice and our identities.) Part One:  Awareness Walking down Bruin Walk, it felt isolating.  Lonely, …

Journey to Mindfulness–Day 5

Day 5:  Have tea with your fears.   Fears.  Thoughts that linger, grow bigger in both volume and anxiety.  "Awful-izing" and "what if" lists get longer.  Breathing becomes restricted, shallow.  Tension in the neck, shoulders, and even chest.  Complete overwhelm. The truth:  Fears are just thoughts. Shocking, right?  They are just thoughts.  Thoughts we give …