Exercise in Awareness

Eckhart Tolle explains the relationship between awareness and thinking like this: “Awareness is the space in which thoughts exist when that space has become conscious of itself.” Okay, that is deep. Let me break it down; when we go through our days on auto-pilot we are not in the space of awareness. Let’s take something super…

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Success is what you THINK of it

Every now and again I find it really useful to think about what Success means to me. It began when I first had the thought, in my early 30s, that my life was not what I thought it would be—I had moved to New York City with thoughts of living large (it was the 90s) and it wasn’t…

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Are we there yet?

I am working everyday toward something. There is so much to learn, so much growing and possibility, sometimes I wonder if I will ever get there. I feel lucky to have found great teachers that helped me unravel the ball of thoughts in my head and realize that where I am is “there” in every moment. This is…

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Happiness is a state of mind

Have you ever noticed yourself thinking: I will be happy when . . . I lose weight / Find the right man / Make more money / (fill in your blank). We have this idea that when we “get” what we want everything will be different, what we don’t realize is we are waiting to live our lives! And…

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