Happiness

A recent trip to the Japanese Garden with my family. We walked the paths together and separately. Wandered around looking at flowers, Coy, hummingbirds, trees and spent time being in this calm place. There were a lot of people there, yet it felt spacious enough to sit on a bench and meditate.  It was nourishing.Continue reading “Happiness”

Choosing Love

Only when we are committed to love, do we choose love~ Gary Zukav. With every cell within our body we can choose love to uplift ourselves and  others. Love is a choice and a habit and when we continue to share our love with the intention and commitment to heal and transform, we bring thisContinue reading “Choosing Love”

Wired for Connection

Everyone can think back to a time when heartbreak, embarrassment, rejection was particularly painful. Did you ever wonder why it was so painful? Naomi Eisenberger talks about the social connections to pain and rejection. In her research she has found that the  pain receptors that light up in the brain when there is physical pain,Continue reading “Wired for Connection”

Living in Challenging Times

Recently, there was a shooting in a High School. There have been too many shooting in schools across the country and like my community members, I am deeply saddened about this. As a person, I cried for the families who have been forever changed by this act.  As a parent, I already hug my childrenContinue reading “Living in Challenging Times”

Making a Choice

The Dalai Lama in the “Art of Happiness” states that Happiness is within us and to the extent we ae happy is because we make the choice to be happy. By training our mind we can  choose thoughts, behaviors and habits that lead us towards happiness. Really Happiness is always there within us so essentiallyContinue reading “Making a Choice”

A Nest

I enjoy all the seasons to an extent. This time of October is especially beautiful as the leaves change color and even though the days are getting cooler, the sun is bright and everything looks vibrant.. Recently, I found a nest in my garden as I was doing some fall pruning.  The nest was beautifullyContinue reading “A Nest”