Let’s Create a Mindful World

Mindful living, developing a now focused conscious awareness, is part of the shift that is taking place in our world today. We are all being asked to live in harmony with one another instead of hating, judging, criticizing, killing, making war. Our survival as a nation and as a world depends on our ability to love one another and love and care for our Earth home. I’d like to share this poem by Jay Ramsay, first posted on the World Shift movement website: http://www.worldshiftmovement.org/ ONE THING Shift One Thing stop the whirling. Take a moment to take back what is…

Nana and Lucy’s Excellent Adventure

A Story of Mindful Relationships Between Nana, Lucy and Nature After a morning filled with an Easter Egg Hunt, moments of remembrance related to Easter’s deeper meanings, and a breakfast  fit for a prince and princess my husband and our grandson Kodiak went off for some time together. Our granddaughter Lucy and I went for a walk along the greenway that boarders our neighborhood and follows along beside a pretty little creek. We decided to walk toward the woods and then on into the trees as far as we could go. We did not expect the old narrow path to…

Food Issues in the Way of Your Success and Happiness?

Free Teleclass with Janet Gallagher Nestor and Sheri Kaye Hoff Register Here Have you been dealing with food issues most of your life? Do you starve and then binge? and then feel super guilty afterwards? Do you have trouble eating around other people? Are you consumed with the number on the scale? Do you want to stop having food issues be the central focus of your life? Do you wish you felt better with more inner peace and more energy? Join Energy Psychologist and author of Pathways to Wholeness, Janet Gallagher Nestor, MA and Life Coach and author of Keys…

What Makes a Positive life Positive?

Published previously at Selfgrowth.com Life feels positive when you experience happiness. Happiness is one of many ingredients that make a positive life positive. However, it takes many more ingredients to create the positive life you want. When you are productive, you feel positive. You feel balanced and connected to the big picture. You feel you are a contributing part of a work team, a family a community. You are following the beam, like an airplane coming in for a landing. You are listening to your inner-self and living and working from your beautiful center, your place of unity. You are…

Mindfulness and Child Abuse

Mindfulness is a wonderful coping strategy for everyone! It is an essential life skill for individuals with anxiety, panic, addictions, eating disorders, chronic depression, chronic autoimmune diseases like lupus or chronic fatigue, for care givers, for those living with someone who is abusive, addicted or seriously mentally ill. With mindfulness, which produces a higher level of reality based awareness, we can find the answers we need to guide our lives. The strength is built into your mind/body/spirit system, and mindfulness helps you tap into that strength. Mindfulness meditation and other consciousness raising activities help you and I create our own…