Author: Carol Tibbetts

Got Gratitude?

You probably do.  Amidst the rush of holidays, as another year winds down, our thoughts turn to gratitude for our lives and people in it.  But to truly embody gratitude, we must practice it not just from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, but from New Year’s to Thanksgiving as well.  To-do-lists, work pressures, family issues and… Read more »

October: Unchain Your Fears

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery/None but ourselves can free our minds.” - Bob Marley In this month of Halloween, it’s an ideal time to confront fears – past, present or future – that haunt us. The lens of fear distorts what we see, often exaggerating, and focusing on the negative.  Fear can also  masquerade as anger,… Read more »

September: See Routines as Rituals

”Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.”- Buddha Often when we are engaged in everyday routines, our body is in one place, while our mind is somewhere else, and our breath is being ignored.  We’re operating in autopilot.  This is mindlessness.  And in today’s world where most of us are in a constant… Read more »

August: Patience & Acceptance

“Nature doesn’t hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” Lao-Tzu  Sometimes we find ourselves so fixated on perfection and future results we don’t enjoy what we’re doing in the present.  To build patience, practice contentment.  Appreciate all your small successes:  Notice subtle changes or ease with which you perform an activity, or become more mindful or how… Read more »