BOO235 Encore – Breathe

Learning how to get grounded helps us access more of our intelligence; we are not our brightest selves when we are reactive. Resources An Interview wi...

BOO234 – Suffocating

If we want to create a more beautiful world, we need to start with what is present.  The brutal murder of George Floyd has become a wake up call for ...

BOO232 – Creating Kindness Stories

We become the stories we tell ourselves.  Celebrating kindness to create a community of care. Resources Kindness as a Strategy Taking a Stand for...

BOO229- Olympic Level Challenges

Challenging times invite us to grow and change.  But what actually supports us to change? Resources Change is Possible Podcast Feeling Into Change Po...

BOO228 – Kindness As A Strategy

When times are stressful, emotions run high.  In this episode, hear an inspiring example of using kindness and love to counter agression. Resourc...

BOO227 – Navigating White Water

We can learn practices that increase our resilience in times of increasing white water levels of change.  A few things you can do each day to sup...

BOO226 – Traumatic Times

These are traumatic times, we need to be patient with ourselves to navigate it as our best selves. Resources Iain McGilchrist Dr. Dan Siegel COAL Dan ...

BOO225 – How Not to Become Brittle

In challenging times, it is hard staying resilient.  What have we learned about what supports us staying nimble in uncertain and complex times? R...

BOO224 – Living in Interesting Times

How do we navigate these uncertain times with grace?  A reflection on moving beyond my reactive self and finding away to access my best self. Res...

BOO222- Reacting

Over the past 20 years, we have had a handy excuse for being reactive – my amygdala was hijacked.  Turns out that isn’t the case, our...

BOO220 – Change is Possible

We sculpt our brain by what we pay attention to – therefore to be more intentional, we need to be aware of what we focus on.  Moment by mom...

BOO219 – Breathe

Learning how to get grounded helps us access more of our intelligence; we are not our brightest selves when we are reactive. Resources An Interview wi...

BOO218 – Do You See What I See?

How do you ask a fish to see water? How do you ask yourself (and others) to see their worldview?  It frames everything we see and do and mostly, ...

BOO217- Intentional Change

Why is it so hard to do the things you know are good for you?  Some of the latest thinking about what supports change. Resources Brain science an...

BOO216 – Remembering Gratitude

A gratitude practice has proven results, so why don’t I (we) do it more regularly? Resources The Benefits of Gratitude – Dr Robert Emmons ...

BOO212- Using My Voice

I notice how I stay comfortable and how that can keep me stuck.    In this case, I noticed how I wouldn’t speak up, especially if I fa...

BOO211- Old Patterns

Old patterns are quite persistent. Even if we can see our behavior is no longer working for us, it is hard to change.  Noticing is an important f...

BOO210 – Stepping Away

There are times when you need to step away from a situation to see it more clearly.  Retreats have been an important part of the process of seein...

BOO208- The Mindtrap of Ego – ENCORE

Our hard wiring response to change is exactly the wrong thing we need to thrive in turbulence, uncertainty and complexity.  In Jennifer Garvey Be...

BOO203- Mindtraps – Encore

Our hard wiring response to change is exactly the wrong thing we need to thrive in turbulence, uncertainty and complexity.  In Jennifer Garvey Berger...

BOO200 – Choosing Comfort?

In what ways do we keep ourselves small, quiet, or in denial?  Choosing comfort is understandable AND it can keep us from seeing what is really g...

BOO199 – Seeing Ourselves – Encore

Having a reflective practice is not the same as becoming more self aware.  How do we increase our ability to observe ourselves. Resources Showing...

BOO198 – Reconnecting to the Earth

What are the implications of business as usual?  A personal exploration of Joanna Macy’s work, The Work That Reconnects. Resources Active H...

BOO196 – Lessons

What do you wish your younger self knew?  Here is a partial list of the things I would tell my younger self (if I would listen)....

BOO194-Mental Fitness

Does meditation really make a difference?  A brief exploration of meditation’s impact. Resources Altered Traits Summary by Greater Good Alt...

BOO193 – Working Hope

Are you hopeful?  How do we re-frame hope to support us using our energy towards what matters most. Resources Active Hope Video on THE GREAT TURN...

BOO192 – Encounters with Others

In Barry Oshry’s latest book, Encounters with the “Others”, he succinctly shows how we get into trouble and can do great harm. Seein...

BOO191 – Possibilities -Encore

We think we know what is real and what is possible.  And research by Dr. Ellen Langer indicates we should think again.  Maybe our questions ...