For much of my first 40 years, I had a habit of “holding joy” until I earned it. There were a lot of stories in my head about why that was necessary: […]
Where Is Your Energy?
How much of your time do you spend thinking about what has already happened or what is going to happen? In other words, how much time do you spend thinking about the […]
You Don’t Find Your Purpose, You Make It
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Danielle LaSusa PhD. In this unsettling time, many of us are confronting huge questions about life’s purpose. Maybe you’ve been laid off or your business […]
What Really Matters?
I’ve shared in a few other Anchors some of the lessons and gifts I’ve taken from the paradigm shift that is COVID. Some lessons have been hard to learn; others have been […]
Is It Time to Forsake Your Goals?
Is it time to forsake your goals? This is how the conversation in my head started a few weeks ago. Say what?! Oh my! If you’ve been with us for a bit […]
Be Bold, Be Humble
What comes to mind when you hear: “Be bold. Be courageous.”? Is it fierceness? Strength? Fortitude? An unwavering spirit? Perhaps righteousness? Perseverance? Is it more than that? Can being bold and courageous […]
What Are You Creating?
There is much in our world today that has us feeling tired, overwhelmed, frightened, sad, angry, disappointed, and so many other seemingly negative emotions. Those things (and those feelings) are real — […]
We Are Not Our History
I made the conscious choice years ago to be a person who works to learn and grow as long as I am blessed enough to be on this journey to do so. […]
Love Is Always a Good Idea
I started playing with something a few weeks ago to see how it worked for me. This is something I’m still testing and is definitely not an engrained practice yet, but I’ve […]
Are You Worthy of Your Own Trust?
Sometimes ideas come to me slowly and gradually sink in and I realize, “Oh, that’s a good noticing.” Other times, I feel like I get smacked on the side of the head […]
Doing Your Sacred Work
What if one of the best ways you could be of service to the world right now is by doing your work? This question came to me about four weeks ago when […]
What Is Here for You to Learn?
You’ve probably had this happen to you before: some well-meaning person tells you that there is always good to be found in a situation or that there is a gift in the […]
Have You Really Honored This Pause?
Close to two months ago I shared the Daily Anchor, “What Are You Taking With You?,” asking what lessons you might be able to take from this forced pause (due to COVID) […]
Enjoyment in Every Moment
I have a practice that I want to share with you today. And, by practice, what I really mean is that this is something I have tried many times over the years […]
Are You Honoring Your Limits?
How are you doing at honoring your limits? I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit how much I still struggle in this area of my life. Boundaries and self-care are areas where I have […]
Beyond Just Surviving
Prior to COVID, Charlie and I often went out for Sunday morning brunch. We called it our date brunch; we would often spend hours just talking, connecting, and ensuring we were making […]
What’s Behind the Fatigue?
There are an endless number of reasons why many of us are feeling fatigued right now. We’re still trying to get our footing in this new world of COVID. Yes, I realize […]
Your Morning Routine: Start Small and Stack
I was talking to an Academy member the other day, who was needing some help figuring out how to chunk and sequence her 12-week project. Instead of focusing on a “work” project, […]