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Two Bald Eagles fly near a mountain cliff by the seashore.

Peaceful State of Mind

How to achieve peace We recently received a request for help from a man who was frustrating himself because he wasn’t able to maintain a peaceful state of mind. He was sick of the roller coaster he found himself riding on a daily basis. At times he would find himself feeling centered and calm and […]

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Playa Viva Pool


Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.           — Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton   How many times a day do you check your email? I don’t even want to ask myself that question. I don’t want to know because I’m pretty sure I have a […]

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Why Do I Hold Myself Back?

I recently received an email from a client asking, “Why do I hold myself back?” Her precise words were, “I continue to feel myself holding back a small part of me … not wanting to fully engage myself. I recognize that I do this in several areas of my life. I protect myself in this […]

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Sensing Ourselves at Maya Tulum

On the seventh morning, of our Maya Tulum retreat we greet ourselves with a most remarkable sunrise… as Mayan zen-like monks rake the powder-fine white sand beach…seemingly just raking as they rake. The turquoise water is the clearest and gentlest since we have been here. A sunrise swim has been the order of everyday here…and […]

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Child's play outside


  Have you ever taken notice of moments? The moments I am talking about are like photographic stills, or perhaps movie clips where my attention is fully focused and I feel extremely alive. I am suddenly fully awake and present. Shifting myself out of auto-pilot . . . I stop myself in my tracks. Ahh, […]

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What Are You Paying Attention To?

All day long we bring certain things—experiences—to life while ignoring other experiences. We do this mostly unconsciously, but we can do so consciously. The key is how we use our attention. I think of attention as our paint brush, life our canvas. Did anyone ever teach you the power of attention? Did anyone ever teach […]

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