On the Power of Words and Speech Acts

When you are walking with a friend and you say “I see a hummingbird,” your statement is not in itself the act of seeing, is it?  In this case the words are a description of something that just happened - an act, performed with your eyes in concert with your attention, brain, nervous system, and a set of unconscious agreements you have with the rest of the world about what we call a hummingbird and what we call seeing. ...more

Because It's No One Else's Job to Put Me First

Since I have committed to blogging daily for the month of July (connecting with #NaBloPoMo and #BlogBoost), I see this as an opportunity to jot down some of the sticky notes that hang out on the walls of my mind. The notion of "Putting Myself First" used to be a scary "no no" of an idea, but it is gaining more and more traction....more
This is great! Nothing and nobody is going to make you happy, unless you are happy on the inside ...more

How Do You Want to Feel? Vacation Edition.

Do you go on vacation to escape the pressures of everyday living? Do you go on vacation to be restored in any manner? Do you go on vacation to re-connect with parts of yourself that take second position more often than not? What if you went on vacation to experience the energy of the place as much or more than the visuals of the place?...more

I Is for Idea

An IDEA is what lurks behind this blog (or any piece of writing)—urging the words forward.So, writing about “idea”—when the idea of doing so was ITSELF an “idea”—well it’s kind of like the proverbial snake with its own tail in its mouth. (Or the Escher drawing of a hand drawing itself ...http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Drawing-Hands-Posters_i122118_.htm )...more
Hi Isabel. I have to be quiet to get ideas usually although they sometimes just pop up. You have ...more

The Gap Veil

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” Open Your Heart 6-10-12

Chances are good that you’re learning new values and appreciating your consciousness relating to prosperity in a different way, now.Opposing Energies: Scarcity consciousness, doubt, quarreling.Wide Awake Words™ for today: Resilience, tenacity, change, movement.A change in employment, home, or travel connected with your inner restlessness will prevail.Some changes are overdue, and the strides taken will bring the variety and interest needed for your acceptance, and to settle your spirit....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” Letting Go and Moving On 5-1-12

Lots of change is in the air.If you’re feeling restless, no wonder!Today’s energies indicate a change in lifestyle, a move or travel.Even if the big changes aren’t in your world today, some change to your life or work will affect you in a subtle way.You might be a little irritated and uncomfortable with the way you life appears today, and want more changes.Opposing Energies: unmotivated, impatience, petulant...more

This Stuff Works

http://waltzinghorses.blogspot.com/2012/04/this-stuff-works.htmlAnd the roses smell so amazing too!...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” An Enlightening Influence 4-23-12

Friendships and relationships are today’s focal point.The true test is support in both relationships and friendships.Opposing Energies: instability, uncertainty, carelessness, theft, fear, impatienceSomeone in your life may be moving away.In going with today’s theme respond to those around you; rather than react, letting go is so much easier.Creative excellence, particularly in thinking and writing/publishing may bring great results....more