Salutations from a windy, stormy Boston, Massachusetts. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe and comfortable. Usually, I try to be fairly short and sweet in what I share each week with you. This week I don't intend to get long-winded, however while I was thinking about the content, I realized it triggered some things inside me. If it does the same for you, remember that it's very important to take care of yourself. If you feel like you need support around any of this, please
Ooooh, it's getting really chilly here in New England, especially at night. While there's something invigorating about this change in the weather, the afternoon sunshine is welcome and I sometimes feel like a cat looking for a spot where there's a ray of warmth radiating through a window pane. As I've mentioned before, starting seven years ago, I created a "tradition" of leaving Boston, Massachusetts in September and driving cross-country to S Oregon. This meant that I haven'
Hello, once again! Once again, it is my privilege to connect with you and I am happy to be here. I hope you are, too! This week's Seed was a quote from an American basketball coach. Several years ago, a friend gave me a tape to play in my car -- it was quite a while ago! It was a recording of an interview Tony Robbins had with John Wooden. At first, I couldn't imagine being that interested in hearing what a college basketball coach had to say, but when I'm in my car, on one o
I've had quite a couple of weeks that fed right into this weekend. Therefore, in honor of practicing what I preach, I'm going to leave you with the shortest and sweetest message I can. When the pace gets faster ... When it's starting to feel like there's too much going on ... When you can feel your self-care slipping ... When you don't think you have anymore to give ... Start taking. Take a break and walk away from it all. Call out sick. Turn off your phone. Feel free to tell
About the Author
Barbara L Cummings, MS, RN,
the Mindful Maven, is a sassy Queen-ager, mentor, confidante and trusted guide who provides people with everyday life support.