Tap into your minds eye. Visualize a warm and loving smile. The kind of smile that erases worry and infuses peace. That is the smile you feel, this sort of smile creates an emotional response of sympathy, optimism, and connection.
I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe it’s already February 2018! There is so much happening in our world. I want to take a minute and invite you to pause with me and remember the good that we
Life was going along just fine…a bit boring, but that’s good actually sometimes isn’t it? I was headed to the doctor because they “saw something” on my mammogram. An ultrasound would clear things up and I would be on my
We’ve all done it. Walked into a situation feeling overly confident…ready to take everyone by storm, only to get knocked down on our took us by unexpected “facts”. Lucky for me, this happened very early in my non-profit career. I
Remember that commercial slogan “You deserve a break today”? Well, I was at my neighborhood co-working space and I told the owner I was headed to the movies – on a Wednesday night. He instantly smiled and with great enthusiasm, said,
I wish I could’ve taken a photo of what I saw the other day on I-285. You know, the busy never ending traffic loop that circles around Atlanta? What I saw was a funeral procession. There were two police officers
Did you know that you have all the tools you need? But, sometimes it’s a little overwhelming and hard to recognize that they are there. I know I’m surrounded by amazing people and tons of resources. Yet, I find myself
As we get ready to celebrate Dr. King and all he stood for, I think about the many things Dr. King taught us. How does one man make such an impact? Part of that answer is that he did not do
It’s January! So, do I resolve… or do I evolve? I’m getting all these messages about resolutions for the new year and I realized that they make me a bit anxious. What if I aim too high? What if I aim too
I beam with pride at the amazing things that CA has accomplished this year. Our village. Over 100 Charter partners, 2,000+ people attending events, co-hosting a 4 part series attended by over 300 individuals on being mindful about money, and supporting
Have I told you lately how wonderful you are? Yes, YOU! I really mean it. You are wonderful just the way you are. Your flaws, and all. There is no one just like you. And I’m so grateful for that.
I know I’ve been talking a lot about glasses. I’m not obsessed, I promise. But I want to tell you about amazing thing that happened to me this week.
I got a new pair of glasses today. So far it feels a little funny. They’re bigger than my other glasses and I think I see more clearly, but I’m not sure, yet.
The universe sent me a message today… I was starting to feel depleted. Running from meeting to meeting, gathering to gathering, sitting in traffic. Feeling conflicted about trying to be in two places at one time. All important things.
Here we are – Friday again! It’s been a busy week full of community and compassion. This past Sunday Compassionate Atlanta was part of a panel around the New Sanctuary Movement in support of fair immigration practices.
A Great Turnout forUnder My Hood: A Benefit for Compassionate Atlanta “When we love each other the world wins.” -Coleman G. Howard We had such a beautiful event last night at the first benefit Compassionate Atlanta. Thank you to Coleman and all
Almost exactly one year ago, I fell in love. Her name was Clover, but we decided Charlie fit her better. She’s only two, black and white and about 8 pounds. A Havanese. And she has the best personality ever.
One hour. Can you imagine taking one hour for yourself every week? I call it my power hour – it’s also known as restorative yoga. It’s one of my best hours of the week!
Sometimes when the world seems upside down, which is often these days, I like to be among the flowers. That might mean gardening or for me, when I have the privilege of working with my mom in her flower shop.
We interrupt this normally scheduled post to bring you some ways to help this weekend as people evacuate from the path of Irma. These are just two links of ways to practice compassion in action: If you have housing to offer: