Today is its own time

Don’t think about tomorrow. Live in the moment, and take a deep breath. Mindfulness is just as helpful as meditation. Spend a minute taking inventory. How are you feeling? Pause. Take a vacation from your phone, from your computer, from watching TV. Quiet your mind. If it refuses to be quiet, let the thoughts pass […]

Monday Mornings

Search online for how to handle Monday mornings, and you’ll get a list of suggested things to do to fight the blues: Get up earlier, eat breakfast, bring doughnuts to work, compliment someone, and so on. Since I work from home, my choices are pretty different. So here’s what I do: After showering and pouring […]

Seeking Calm

I won’t lie, in the past I’ve not had the luxury of living in a place where my life was not filled with noisy neighbors. I used to live in an apartment complex on the top floor, and a man lived in the place below me. His home was like a revolving hotel with The […]

Walk in the forest

Calling Memories Back

A walk in the forest is all that is needed to calm the mind and clear one’s head.  As I am writing this post, snow is falling down outside. It is late Winter, and a surprising snow storm has hit the Portland metro area. I look back to the days last Spring when I was […]