Conversations and Inspirations for Living Life on Purpose

Conversations and Inspirations for Living Life on Purpose

A More Conscious Life

A More Conscious Life

Conversations and Inspirations for Living Life on Purpose


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LIVING A MORE CONSCIOUS LIFE  (Making Your Dream Your Reality)

LIVING A MORE CONSCIOUS LIFE (Making Your Dream Your Reality)

It is never to late to be what you might have been. – George Elliot In February of 2015 my partner and I sat down to discuss our plans for the future. We were happy with the life we had chosen, but always wanting to […]

A Conscious Pause

A Conscious Pause

We are embarking on a new (temporary) phase in our lives – to run an eco-guest house in a small town in the northern Andes – and will be consciously devoted to our guest house, our guests and home-schooling our children – until the end […]

How to Enjoy Playing with Your Children (Even When You Don’t)

How to Enjoy Playing with Your Children (Even When You Don’t)

 “Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. One day last week, after hours without seeing my children, I came home with a strong desire to play – to spend hours of […]

Conscious Transitions – Moving with Children

Conscious Transitions – Moving with Children

  “She took a step and didn’t want to take any more, but she did.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief Our family is about to go through some pretty big transitions. We’re moving from our home of two years in Myanmar (Burma) to a […]

Conscious Meditation: What actually happens when you meditate?

Conscious Meditation: What actually happens when you meditate?

The quieter you become, the more you can hear – Ram Dass I have thought about starting a meditation practice for as long as I can remember. I have read countless articles about the benefits  – lowered reactivity, more patience, less stress, improved physical health – […]

Back to the Well

Back to the Well

After almost a 9 month, hiatus, I realized that when I am not writing about living consciously, I am less likely to be living conscious and so I’m back. And looking forward to being back on A More Conscious Life.

Living More Intentionally

Living More Intentionally

You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. – C.G.Jung A good friend recently told us that she is proud of us for living out our dreams. After pausing to be grateful that we have such supportive friends, my next thought was, “Are […]

Conscious Parenting Inspirations – April 2015

Conscious Parenting Inspirations – April 2015

“Let us keep reminding each other to breathe, to smile, to treat ourselves and one another with kindness.” – Denise Roy I am one of two siblings; the youngest of a small, quiet family. As such, my childhood fantasies of my future family involved three children, […]

Conscious Mental Clarity (or How to Regain Your Positive Outlook When You Misplace It)

Conscious Mental Clarity (or How to Regain Your Positive Outlook When You Misplace It)

If you truly want to change your life, you must first change your mind. – Unknown I hit a rough patch last week. I was in what seemed like an endless loop of conflict with my children. I was overcome by anger, self-pity, guilt, shame […]

Conscious Flexibility

Conscious Flexibility

A tree that is unbending is easily broken. – Lao Tzu I am not the most flexible person. When I am in the middle of something, I like to finish what I’m doing before moving on to something else. If I have plans and they […]