Being Present for Life

In this unusual microcosm that is quarantine, we have the experience of things moving fast and moving slow all at the same time. When we considered 2020 and our Being 365 Project this was certainly never what we expected. However, each month the Being states we pondered and selected in late 2019 have arrived at…

Using Pause 2020 to Edit Your Life

It isn’t very often when you get the opportunity in life to take a full stop. And nearly everyone else does, too. But here we are in 2020 and there is a collective pause. Regardless of your thoughts on the lull in the action, you get to decide how you’d like to use it. We…

Being Well in the Times We Are in

In the words of Ferris Bueller “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Life has indeed been moving pretty fast this week, especially. In the new normal that everyone is experiencing (except the spring breakers) the outside world is changing seemingly moment to…

Being Well in a 47-Hour Adventure

When Lowi mentioned that John and I did a 47-hour race over the weekend, it could be easy to ask yourself: how is that being well? It sounds more like being in hell. And while there were moments that were a bit hellish and more than a few that tested my resolve and patience a…

Pack Light

This week has provided stark opportunities for perspective. In the wake of personal circumstances as well as national concerns such as viruses, harsh devastation in Nashville, we are given moments to see life as it is and as it could be. When I say life as it is, I mean that while life doesn’t always…

Take a Leap

Here we’ve come, rather briskly and unceremoniously, to the end of another month in 2020. We are wrapping up our February of focusing on and creating building blocks that support Being Loving and Kind to ourselves and to others.  And while our month of specifically writing about this topic may be ending the practice itself…