Less Pushing More Allowing – Nicola O’Hanlon

I’d like us to think about that concept for a moment and consider what it means. We so often that we much push for what we want, work harder and faster, put all our effort into out goals until we have nothing left to give. But is that really the best way to achieve what we want? Let’s do a short visualization to help us connect with what Less Pushing and More Allowing means to you. It may be different for each person. Sit comfortably in your chair. Feel your feet flat on the floor, back against the chair, shoulders relaxed. Close your eyes if it feels comfortable for you. Take a deep breath in through your nose until your lungs are filled to capacity, hold…….and let go out through your mouth. Do this breathing exercise three times. Now I want you to become very aware of yourself, and when I… Continue reading

What is Your Theme for 2017? – By Tsgoyna Tanzman

Theme parks. Party themes. Theme songs. Are you catching the theme? Themes are a way of organizing a big picture category, a vibe, a value, a guiding principle. Disney chose the theme “The Happiest Place on Earth” and everything associated with this franchise is driven to fulfill that experience. Resolutions are the typical theme of the New Year, but I recently read a blog post suggesting swapping out resolutions for choosing a theme for your year. What if you viewed your life as a PARTY. What kind of theme would you choose? What’s the party you would want to go to? Suppose you chose the theme of health and well being. Think of how many choices you would have each and every day to see if your actions fit your theme: from food to exercise to sleep to healthy thoughts? What if Gratitude were your theme?  How many different ways could you express gratitude from… Continue reading