Perspective, Presence, You

The Extended Bodies

In my recent blog, Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?, I discovered what defines the limits of my being, not just my physical body, but my personal space, my space bubble.  It got me thinking, now that I know I have a definite boundary, what’s going on within that space? I was thinking about the life… Continue reading The Extended Bodies

Perspective, Presence

Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?

I used to think of my boundaries as just some metaphorical description for my ability to stand up for myself, my willpower, or how strong I was against other people’s desires.  An allusive concept, it was a way to determine whether a person has a backbone or not.  As a “people pleaser”, a “good girl”… Continue reading Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?

Perspective, Presence, You

Love Your Emotions!

We live in a society where everyone wants to be happy.  We’ll do anything to make sure our life is like one big yellow smiling emoji…make that a grinning emoji…or better yet, the one that’s grinning so hard the eyes are squinting, like this > < We are chasing happiness, in search of anything that… Continue reading Love Your Emotions!

Appreciation, Perspective, Presence, You

Where Is Your Happy Place?

I love to walk and I love being out in nature.  Wherever I live, I end up finding some little corner of the world that I call my "Happy Place".  For me, it’s usually walking distance, and preferably near a body of water.  I’ve been lucky to call a jetty and a bay some of… Continue reading Where Is Your Happy Place?

Appreciation, Presence

Stop and Smell the Roses

We live in a world that too often feels like the fast lane of a super highway.  We’re on information overload and things are changing so rapidly.  Technology and convenience are the name of the game as we race to consume whatever we can. Sure, I love technology and convenience as much as the next… Continue reading Stop and Smell the Roses