Dear Company X, you are not my everything

even though you really want to be. Most times, what's really interesting about a new blog post is how you got to the topic. One day, I will focus more on that. But today I want to talk to the many, many companies that vie for my attention and my consumer dollars. It's worth saying … Continue reading Dear Company X, you are not my everything

Burnout

When I met Connie Augustus of Augustus Consulting one of the topics we discussed was how stress and burnout among professional women is increasing. She was one of those women. Connie also talked about how she's taking care of herself now by changing her diet and supporting her adrenal system with natural remedies. One of the … Continue reading Burnout

some words about meditation

On January 24th, I started the 21-Day Meditation Challenge offered by the Chopra Center. Since my twenties, I have embraced, truly embraced almost everything considered alternative: yoga, reiki, homeopathic remedies, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), and Ayurveda. But meditation has always eluded me. The challenge gave me something to look forward to everyday and … Continue reading some words about meditation

Why is self-help wrong?

Before I was old enough to do really need "help" (in my teens), there was a self-help revolution. I started hearing the term often in the late 80s and early 90s. Of course, at that time I didn't pay any attention to the movement, or culture. I didn't need it. I was just fine. Today, I'm a self-help devotee. I'm easily engaged by Deepak Chopra and The Chopra Center, almost everything that comes out of Hay House, "Eat, Pray, Love" inspired me, and I can go on. I'm often moved by television shows because I see and feel a message in it that I can use. I embraced yoga in 2000, adopted reiki in 2003, seriously journaling in 1998, and have prayed all my life. My next step toward enlightenment is a 21-Day Meditation Challenge offered by The Chopra Center.