What is it about being in nature that makes us feel so good? The fresh, clean air, the scent of pine needles and leaves, the sun on our skin, listening to the birds and squirrels, and the list goes on.
What is Creative Living?
In her best selling book, Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert, asks the question, “What is creative living?” Her answer, “Any life that is driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear.” Julia Cameron uses the term, creative recovery, in her well
10 Tips on How to Reduce Stress in Your Life
Earlier this week I participated in a webinar called “Radical Ideas for Radical Times.” During the webinar, the facilitator, Laura West, of http://www.joyfulbusiness.com/ talked about some current and rebounding trends. Two of the trends really jumped out at me, stress and
Reflections on Prayer
In February of this year I took a writing class at a neighborhood church and it had quite an impact on me. As I was brainstorming ideas this morning for an upcoming retreat centered on prayer, I looked back on
From Broken to Bold
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a powerful retreat at Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul. The retreat was called “From Broken to Bold, Finding Our Voice of Resilience and Resistance.” A keynote address which included singing spirituals as a group