The importance of a quiet mind

The importance of a quiet mind

I was in a yoga class recently, and the instructor shared a quote from the Buddha. “When the mind is quiet, the Universe surrenders.” It stayed with me. I see it in my clients. I see it in my colleagues, family members, and friends. I see it in myself. The...
Giving the gift of attention

Giving the gift of attention

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.” ~Richard Moss Do you remember your best boss? Your favorite teacher? I’m sure you remember your best friend growing up? What do these three likely have in common? My guess is all three probably...
Are you quiet enough?

Are you quiet enough?

“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” ~Rumi I am generally a person who is not at a loss for words. I talk a lot. I write a lot. I think out loud. I am, perhaps, not very quiet. I jump into conversations and can dominate conversations. I have...
Are you past your boiling point?

Are you past your boiling point?

“We boil at different degrees.” ~Benjamin Franklin The other day I was ready to kill someone. Well maybe not someone, but something. I had had it up to here, had reached my limit, and had gone past my boiling point. I was tired of a situation and of the person who, I...