Resilience in Challenging Times

At stressful times in my life—illness, loss of loved ones, divorce—I have always turned to the mystical. It wasn’t until I trained in HeartMath® that I found solid footing in the ways of the heart that backed up my mystical propensities. The scientists at the HeartMath® Institute spent years studying the physical, mental and emotional experiences generated, and reflected by the body heart, in the energy of the body. Their research showed beyond a doubt that what we feel emotionally—not what we think—expresses in our attitudes, health and stress levels. As I began training clients, I saw unbelievable changes once the tools were applied to this new system. No longer were people with PTSD or grief or pain trying to “think away” their situations with positive thoughts. They now knew a better way. Continuing discoveries of the similarities of the heart’s magnetic field and the earth’s magnetic field, and how… MORE

Maximizing Your Creativity

Maximizing Your Creativity Individuality and Creativity are closely linked. Finding your creative voice is a matter of getting to know who you truly are—at a deep level—and what you most desire to accomplish or project in life. Being creative means using every facet of mind and heart to create your life in the world. As Mary Oliver wrote: “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” This regret can be addressed no matter how old we are. It isn’t about art, but the art of life. We ARE the creators of our own life. There’s no doubt in my mind that I have found out how to begin to say something in my own voice.  Virginia Woolf, July 26, 1922 When Virginia Woolf wrote this, she… MORE