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Be Here Now

Later, he says.

How much later? she asks.

Sooner than later
But before the end, he teases.

Too late, she responds.
The end just happened.

Opening Up

Opening Up

Slowly,
Like the Iris,
Begin your opening
Into this new world.

As you emerge
Bring the most familiar:
The deep inhale and exhale of your breath
The strong rhythmic pulse of your heart.

Like the iris
Open to new beginnings.

With Fresh Eyes and Beginners Mind

With Fresh Eyes and Beginners Mind

Later when you have grown old
And you are moving slower
You will look back
And Contemplate this time.
But for now
Take the lessons learned,
Implement them with confidence,
And experience the world
With the Fresh Eyes
Of Beginner’s Mind.

The Lake of a Thousand Dreams

The Lake of a Thousand Dreams

Once upon a time in a land not so far away there lived a princess: bright, strong, independent, Her palace overlooked the Lake of a Thousand Dreams, yet she was unable to dream passion, balance and light-heartedness into her world.

The Princess suffered. One day she would be alive with happiness in what life gave her, the next day dying in hopelessness from what she saw in the world.

This story is about how she found and lived the three-fold dream of passion, balance and light-heartedness no matter what life gave her. This story is how she became Queen.

How to Give Your IC, MM and G* a Vacation!

Follow the ten steps below! First guide your body into feeling more at ease. Now encourage your IC, MM and G* to go on vacation.

Be aware of the thought and feeling brought to you by IC, MM and G*.
Locate where they live in your body.
Breathe aliveness into that location.
Imagine exhaling all their energies out.
Repeat until your body down regulates.
Once down regulated, put up a stop sign in your mind’s eye when the monologue begins.
Imagine IC, MM and G journeying to their favorite vacation spot to live.
Use Be awake! Be alert! Do not be fooled by anyone (including IC, MM and G)! as a daily mantra to create awareness.
Distract yourself with your favorite passion.
Keep training IC, MM and G* to continue their vacation!
This exercise takes conscientious and pro-active mind training to shift and develop into new patterns. Keep practicing!

*IC = Inner Critic
*MM = Monkey MInd
*G = Gremlin

Remember: No guts, no glory!

Creating Them* as Your Allies

Creating Them* as Your Allies

•Cut away all the storylines and go into Stillness.
•Listen to IC, MM and G* from your heart.
•Speak to Them* from your heart.
•Listen again…now even deeper.

•Ask IC, MM, and G* how they can guide you and become your ally.
•LIsten to the story presently told.
•Amplify and manifest by finding a tangible object to represent their answer.
•Proceed into what needs to be acted on in this moment.
•Open to what is. Open to Just This.

*IC = Inner Critic
*MM = Monkey Mind
*G = Gremlin

Remember: No guts, no glory!

The Ah-Ha Moment…Cultivating Mental Plasticity

The Ah-Ha Moment…Cultivating Mental Plasticity

Summon the courage and determination to be in an open, unstructured environment
where Silence lives.
Feel into the emptiness while making room for all of you underneath the sky of your thoughts.
Be your own portable laboratory as the Ah-Ha Moment breaks down old concepts
and recreates you.

Remember: No guts, no glory!

Between a rock and a hard place?

Between a rock and a hard place?

When wanting to leave
Sit and stay put.

When the story within is retold again and again
Sit and stay put.

When the energy begins to dissolve
Sit and stay put.

When the emptiness unfolds
Sit and stay put..

When the energy begins a new form
Sit and stay put.

Breathe into and widen the circle to include all life.
Breathe into and widen the circle to include all life.
Breathe into and widen the circle to include all life.

Remember: No guts, no glory!

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