November 15, 2017

After a brief hiatus, I am back with posts to encourage you on your path to living with greater intention. Here is piece featured today on Thrive Global on the importance of practicing intention.


November 21, 2016

Walk around the block with an intention simply to notice what is happening. What do you see? What smells are you aware of? What are the physical sensations you experience as you walk?  What sounds do you notice?

An important part of this exercise is to let things come to your awareness and simply notice them. For example, how do you experience your body as you are walki...

September 6, 2016

In this intentional exercise you'll reflect upon what you desire, and how you relate to them and pursue them. Reflect upon when they become traps.  Even a healthy desire can become a trap. The problem is not the pursuit of a desire. That is natural. What causes us suffering is when our pursuit of our desires gets in the way of being our authentic self.

Where d...

August 10, 2016

This exercise encourages you to create, organically, more moments that will leave a lasting impression on you. It is a reflection exercise that asks three things of you. First, answer the questions without jumping ahead to where they will lead or how they will benefit you ultimately. Second, try to answer the questions as if you were not influenced by what others thought of...

July 20, 2016

When people die, there is often a tradition of being eulogized by a loved one. Eulogies are words of praise that can provide comfort to loved ones and even a sense of inspiration.

An exercise that can evoke the urgency of living your values, right now and in everything you do, is to write your own eulogy. 

The eulogy you write might be a short biography highlighting major eve...

July 5, 2016

This four-part exercise is best done over the course of a few days. Allow at least one day, but no more than three, between each of the four parts. These practices are intended to help you connect with what naturally motivates and engages you. It is important to write your responses as if no one else will be reading them.

1.) Write down two or three paragraphs about the thin...

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