How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

When you are in need of a solution and don’t know what to do, remember that how you do anything is how you do everything. This can do one of two things for you. It can either help you figure out what got you stuck, or it can help you get unstuck. How? Well, we […]

Just Say No

You know what? Most people don’t like hearing no, but “no” is a great gift. Think about it. There are a lot of people who can’t say no. They do things they don’t want to do. Some agree with things that they don’t sincerely support. They can feel burned out and taken advantage of because they […]

Which One Will You Feed?

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said. “It is a terrible fight between two wolves. One is dark – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He continued, “The other is light – […]

You Know You Need to Downsize Your Life When…

Does it seem like you never have enough time? Do you feel like you hustle all the way to the weekend and don’t get to relax even then? Are you in desperate need of a break? Is it time for a change? You Know You Need to Downsize Your Life When… the resources needed to […]

How to Completely Change the Way You Look at Struggles

Life gives us many stories that teach us – if we pay attention. Here is one that can completely change the way you look at struggles. When I was new to farming, we wanted to grow our own turkey for Thanksgiving. So we incubating some turkey eggs. After a long wait, everyone was so excited […]

Are You Too Materialistic?

Once upon a time there was a Zen master noted for his great privation. He had few comforts and lived on very little. The master even gave half of what little bit of food had away each day. He was outwardly compassionate and cheerful. Yet inside inside he was intensely troubled because after years, he had […]

Ho’oponopono: The Hawaiian Trick That Can Transform Your Life

There is a simple Hawaiian trick that can transform your life. I say “can” because it only works if you do. If you give it thirty days of sincere effort, you will see that what I say is true. Want to hear about it? It’s called ho’oponopono. It means “to make right,” and it has four […]

Here’s a Quick Way to Get Your Wild Back

Have you ever looked around and noticed how disconnected society is from the natural world? We give birth in the hospital. We get our food from a grocery store. Kids don’t run around barefooted anymore or make mud pies. Our medicines come from a shelf. We have no rites of passage for maturing children (unless […]

Four Surprising Breathing Exercises to Increase Wellness

Breath is life, yet how many of us take this for granted? If this is you, you might want to give it a bit more of your attention. Why? Because babies are born knowing how to breathe properly. They are deep belly breathers. By the time we are twelve years old, most of us are […]

Five Easy Qigong Exercises to Improve Health

All my clients know that I love qigong. It’s easy to learn some movements that anyone can do right now. The benefits show up pretty quickly. You don’t need fancy equipment or a  lot of space to get started. Movements can be adapted to any fitness level. Qigong benefits the mind, body, and spirit. You […]