60 Seconds for Time Out Tuesday: What Did Saint Nicholas Leave You?

Episode Summary: What if the gift you received feels lacking; then what?

60 Seconds for Time Out Tuesday: What Better Time to Slow Down Than This Time?

Episode Summary: You might not think you can afford to pause & breathe in a little of Nature’s goodness but your life will thank you as you refresh & restore.

60 Seconds for Time Out Tuesday: What Might Happen Should You Pause?

Episode Summary: What other world might whisper when you pause?

60 Seconds for Time Out Tuesday: What Might We Get if We Didn’t Walk a Mile in Another’s Shoes?

Episode Summary: What if we skip walking in another’s shoes; instead we take off our shoes and just walk together?

A Practice To Name, Claim, Tame Fear & Insecurity.

Depression And A Farting Camel

We deserve better than the dingiest room in the hotel of depression! “I know the voice of depression Still calls to you. I know those habits that can ruin your life Still send their invitations. But you are with the Friend now And look so much stronger. You can stay that way And even bloom!… …

Stop! Drop Your Shoulders. Smile.

Walking along the road by the bay I felt my shoulders up around my ears. I was reminded of the story about a team of pack animals struggling their way up a mountainside. The last pony in line was wearing a saddle but the horse just ahead of him was burdened with boxes and bags …

Why Were You Not Your True Vocation?

Vocation: your deep gladness meets world’s deep need. Are you there? What a long time it can take to find out who you’ve always been, that deep identity, that true self who came here with a true vocation. Frederick Buechner says of vocation: “It’s the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” …

Time Out: Practice STOP’ing.

Feeling agitated, anxious and crabby about this thing or that I remembered to practice STOP’ing, and I thought it might be helpful to share with you. STOP is a quick and easy technique to take a mindful pause during your daily activities, especially if you are feeling stressed or impatient. It doesn’t necessarily change anything …

60 Seconds Time Out Tuesday Drop Your Shoulders

We get used to carrying so much heaviness we don’t even realize the burden on our shoulders. In this moment stop. Breathe deep. Drop your shoulders.  Smile to your shoulders. Thank them. Aspire to burden them less. Wait for them to smile back at you. Listen to the podcast here: https://stories-from-women-who-walk.simplecast.com/episodes/60-seconds-time-out-tuesday-drop-your-shoulders-Al0IxlSS