Who is Your Inner Warrior? I used to be under the impression that self-care was all about pillows and softness and ease. After all, this was about being kind to myself, nurturing myself and even being a little indulgent at times, right? What it took me a while to learn was that self-care involves accessing … More Who is Your Inner Warrior?
Today marks the day that I first published an article here on Deepening Wisdom Blog. Thank you, dear reader, for being part of this journey. Last year, I had been a part of a writing group for three months and had not posted (or even actually written) very much at all. I was not new … More Marking a Milestone
Over a year ago I challenged some friends to identify ways that they can and do nurture themselves without using food. I think it’s about time for a reminder, don’t you?. These women’s responses were thoughtful, creative and inspiring. Here are some common themes: Communing with Nature– dig your hands into some soil, play in … More Self Care Challenge
This past week I had an illuminating conversation with my university students. I love teaching this teacher education course at this particular college because these future teachers help me feel hopeful. Hopeful that they will work to reverse some of what plagues urban public education today– the anti-intellectualism, low-expectations and uninspired teaching. This group (of … More 4 Rules to Live By
I wish I was as confident and at peace in other areas of my life as I am with my hobby of teaching dance. I am still practicing… In fact, in working with my own coach, Mary Mulliken, we have used dance as a metaphor for how I want to be in my “real career” … More Radical Advice: Dance Through Life