Connect To Now

NOW can be an alarming demand — especially if someone’s hollering at you. NOW can be something that’s an immediate action item to prevent harm to others or yourself. NOW can be pausing and appreciating what you hear, smell or see.

Even within the NOWs that feel alarming, you have the option to proceed while grounded in love without shutting down to “survive”. Offer compassion to the alarm with a loving deep breath. Believe it or not, you really do have all the time in the world to pause and then proceed with grace.

Applauding your awesomeness,
Kerstin

YES! Assignment, August 3, 2015

Did you wake up thinking “Yes, I’m doing this today” or “No, I am dreading this”?  Be bold and take a step toward turning your dreaded “I have to” into a liberating “I get to” all through the power of YES!

Avoiding an important conversation? Write it down, then practice saying it. If it’s a daunting task, move in the direction of its completion with one tiny step. If it’s as simple as not wanting to crawl out of bed to go for a run, stand up, stretch and get your shoes.

Just say YES! to one thing you don’t want to do. Then, just for fun, track how many yeses come back to you.

“There is no try, only do.” ~ Yoda

Happy Monday,
Kerstin

Connect To Now

Pause for a moment. Take a deep breath. Did you feel the air tickling the hair on your arm? Does it take you to a sandy beach with azure water lapping at your toes? Or is it an arctic frost that’s making you uncomfortably alert? Count to a slow “60” with your eyes closed and find one thing — just one — that you appreciate in this very moment.

You’re amazing!

Love,
Kerstin

Connect To Now

Oh wait, what was that? Is your hard drive humming a little too loudly or was it the whir of a fluttering humming bird? Jump up and check. Stop what you’re doing for a sec and appreciate the wonders around you. Take a deep breath, stretch and give thanks for life.

You’re doing great!

Love,
Kerstin

 

YES! Assignment, July 20, 2015

This week’s YES! Assignment from The YES! Lab:

Notice yourself holding back from doing that thing you really want to do right now? What keeps you from jumping in and doing it already? As long as that spontaneous thing within your heart doesn’t hurt you or anyone else, go for it! Imagine all of the joy you could be missing out on once you give it a whirl.

It’s hot, it’s sticky and you might just want to rip off your clothes and run through the sprinkler.  Say YES! to being cool. Depending on your ‘hood mates and prying eyes, you may want to wear a swimsuit.

Enjoy!