Monthly Archives: April 2013

Quiet Time and the Present Moment

As I prepare for Expanding Present Moment Consciousness which begins tomorrow, I am taking my own introverted time to reflect on how this process of growth and consciousness occurs for different types of people. Healing occurs when we have quiet time to ourselves for reflection and journaling and napping and drawing and walking alone. It also occurs when we can feel connection to our world in a healthy, nurturing way …

 

On Slowing Down – Present Moment Consciousness

I have realized across the years that as my life has sped up, filled up, overflowed with events, challenges, life stuff and dreams, that I have somehow known to make time in my schedule to slow down. I schedule extended meals with friends, relaxing bodywork, walks with no goal in mind, enough time to sleep well, naps when needed, good books, snuggle times, etc.

I also realize that when I …

 

On Natural Talent

I do not know the origins behind this video, or how this child came to be next to this incredible soprano street singer, but this 40 seconds of natural talent, soul essence pouring through is fabulous. Have a look – LINK HERE

And enjoy!

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Being Fully Present as a Woman

In this Ted.com talk, Alisa Vitti has a unique presentation on being a woman and how our bodies work best which she calls “loving our lady parts.”  I enjoyed her immensely and I think you might, too.
Here is the link. Enjoy!

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What Gets in the Way of Being Fully Present

This Ted.com talk is great for showing what happens to our capacity to be present, thinking clearly, and able to “be brilliant every day”. A great summary of the science behind Heart Math in an eye opening 20 minute presentation by Dr. Alan Watkins. Definitely worth the time. Here is the link. Enjoy!

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You Matter

This Ted.com talk by Angela Maiers warmed my heart. The title seemed a bit trite, but her enthusiasm, her presence and her heart are all spot on in my opinion. Here is the link. Enjoy!

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What Hurts Our Ability to be Present in a Healthy Sexual Relationship?

Just thought I’d end this week of blogs on being more present on all levels with a fascinating Ted.com talk by Gary Wilson about the research on the ability to be present more fully in a healthy sexual relationship and how internet porn affects that capacity. It is eye opening, mind-blowing and ultimately quite encouraging. It is a must watch for everyone – particularly young men.

Here is the link.

 

Joyous Presence

I love this guy Matthew Harding, and his signature presence is definitely filled with joy – and a lightness that opens doors everywhere – enjoy this video LINK HERE – Thank you Therese Taylor for passing this on to me. And have a wonderful day!

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Is Your Signature Coaching Presence Your Ally? (Or a hindrance to your success?)

This week is dedicated to the subject of the many faces of presence, depending on what aspect of life or what profession we are engaged in. Yesterday we spoke to the basic nature of presence. Today I am posting a blog that was first published on the Georgetown University Institute For Transformational Leadership (ITL) website several weeks ago. It was very well received and so I thought it worth repeating …