By Robyn

Three simple questions

December 17, 2017 Attention – where’s yours? What comes naturally is to be lost in the past or the future. Past:  ruminating about what happened, or didn’t happen.  You’re reliving every miserable moment and stressing your body just like it was stressed before.  Over and over and over.  Poor body! Future:  ruminating about what might …

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Making friends with our whole self

December 3, 2017 “…we can deliberate, so I believe only we are capable of true calculated evil.” Jane Goodall In this post I want to reframe something that we take for granted. We have several euphemisms for what I’m talking about –  the most common being shadow side or dark side.  We talk about peeling …

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Your internal compass won’t let you down

November 12, 2017 “I’d always thought telling the truth to other people was hard, but maybe that was a snap compared to telling the truth to yourself.  Sometimes we just refuse to know what we know.”  Deb Caletti Your inner compass won’t let you down, but getting to it can be tough.  It means changing …

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Relationship game changer #2

10/29/17 “The best gift you are ever going to give someone is permission to feel safe in their own skin.  To feel worthy.  To feel like they are enough.”  Hannah Brencher Game changer #2 applies equally to every relationship we have – partners, children, parents, co-workers, friends and acquaintances. If we want to get the …

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Relationship game changer

October 15, 2017 There is no perfect partner. For most of us, a primary goal in all our relationships is to feel good, or at least better, about ourselves.  What more satisfying way to do that than to find the perfect partner? In romantic relationships in particular, what it takes to feel good in the …

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Respect everyone … no exceptions?

September 24, 2017 “Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world all at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach.”  —Clarissa Pinkola Estes My mantra for a while has been respect everyone – no exceptions. No surprise, it’s been tough.  It has became …

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Self-Image — hold it lightly

September 10, 2017 “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” —Rumi A healthy self-image is important.  At the same time, it can reflect another face of ‘attachment’, the word we tackled in the last Seedlings.  Your self-image is about …

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A mindfulness gift and a request for help

August 13, 2017 THE GIFT The gift is my brand new Mindfulness Playbook.  You can find it here.  It’s a collection of slogans that have arisen organically from years of watching how minds work.  It’s an opportunity for you to playfully explore ideas.  Don’t take any of them too seriously – the operative word is …

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About Love

August 6, 2017 “Love, What life is all about …”  Leo Buscaglia Love seems to be one of the least understood and most over-used words in the English Language.  Most of us think we’re pretty good at it, until we realize we struggle to define it for ourselves, much less reach a concensus with someone else.  …

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