EnJOY the Joy! Find the Fun

EnJOY the Joy! Find the Fun

Focus on the Smiles, the Chuckles and the Happy Moments (One of “My Magic Moments”) Knock! Knock! Who’s there? Ya. Ya who? I’m excited to see you too! That might qualify as a chuckle, maybe? If so, pause for a brief half-moment and remember how knock-knock...
Work it Out – Mind, Body and Spirit

Work it Out – Mind, Body and Spirit

(One of “My Magical Moments”) There’s a difference between zoning out and being in the zone. And it’s easy, and tempting, to zone OUT while working out. The mind forgets or ignores what the body is doing and just allows its own continuous loop of concerns...
Chop Wood, Carry Water, Do Dishes

Chop Wood, Carry Water, Do Dishes

(One of “My Magic Moments”) We often zone out during chores. But the magic in Chop Wood, Carry Water, Do Dishes is to zone IN. Choose one household task that you usually do quickly, on auto-pilot, and possibly in the midst of television shows, family conversations,...
Pause for a Moment’s Breath

Pause for a Moment’s Breath

(One of “My Magic Moments”) This is easy yet wildly effective: Pause periodically through the day for three mindful breaths. With eyes closed, if possible, breathe deeply while, in one continuous breath, filling the lower abdomen, the chest, up to the...