Archive for December, 2012

Who do you have on your team?

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Just recently I was having some pretty intense symptoms that I was pretty sure were peri menopauseal in nature.   I contacted my Naturopathic Doctor (Lois) and sure enough she was able to give me some wonderful herbs and great supportive words to help with this roller coaster ride of transition.  I really do look forward to the next chapter of my life but there are times when I find myself out of sorts and need to reach out to other women on the journey.  Thank goodness for good friends who are wonderful reflections of compassion wisdom and hope. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you want to spend this next year of your life?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently I found myself falling into some old negative beliefs again, along with some old patterns of behavior. Feeling frustrated and disappointed in myself I decided to go for a walk. I was walking along a small rural road, busy in thought when I looked ahead and instantly seen the stop sign ahead. For that moment in time I felt a little jolt, as though I was being reminded to “stop” and shift my thinking and simply be present to what was surrounding me. I smiled and reminded myself to lighten up and breathe. Suddenly I was aware of the beautiful white and grey trunks of the bare hard wood trees, the majestic evergreens filling in the spaces in between, chickadees flitting from branch to branch and the fresh scent of the morning. Where was this a moment ago; lost in the thoughts of the past. Read the rest of this entry »