Posted in the ‘Nature’ Category

How Can Nature Help Us?

By • Feb 15th, 2017 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature, Poetry

Nature is not what you think! … She has a soul, she has freedom, she has love, and she can speak. – Fyodor Tyuchev In challenging times such as these, nature can be a great source of solace and support. Simply being in nature slows down our brain waves from everyday busy beta waves to […]



The Invisible That Supports the Visible

By • Dec 9th, 2016 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Ireland, Life Coaching, Nature, Writing Ideas

I just listened to an interview with the late Irish poet John O’Donohue where he tells a wonderful story from Africa that he got from poet Robert Bly’s book The Soul Is Here For It’s Own Joy. As it goes, there is a man with a herd of cows who notices that they are not […]



Chaos As An Invitation to Creativity

By • Sep 29th, 2016 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature

Creativity is bound up in our ability to find new ways around old problems. – Martin Seligman What if the chaos we experience in the world today and in our lives is actually an invitation to let go of the old ways and create something new. What if in letting go in the face of […]



Connecting to Nature and Creativity Can Help in These Troubling Times

By • Aug 17th, 2016 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Nature, Poetry, Writing Ideas

The earth has music for those who listen. – George Santayana Nature and creativity are doorways to the sacred. They can help us connect to the deeper parts of ourselves, the knowing of our hearts and souls. They can assist us in being more present in the moment and give us access to expanded capacities […]



Walking Can Really Enhance Your Creativity

By • Jun 2nd, 2016 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. – Frederick Nietzsche Me thinks that the moment my legs being to move, my thoughts begin to flow. – Henry David Thoreau When you are engaged in a project and feel the creative inspiration has dried up, take a break. Anything that occupies the consciousness mind in […]



The Gifts of Nature: Healing and Inspiration

By • May 14th, 2016 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. – Albert Einstein I’ve been going into nature since I was a small child and have long been aware of the healing qualities that time in nature lend to mind, body and soul as well as the deep inspiration […]



The Love and Grace of Animals

By • Feb 16th, 2016 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. – Albert Einstein I have a friend who does coaching that involves horses as an active partner in the client’s process around whatever issue is being addressed. I visited her recently and she took me to visit the […]



The Power of Taking a Soul Name

By • Jun 4th, 2015 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature

A number of years ago I did a soul based backpacking journey into a Utah desert with Bill Plotkin, author of Soulcraft and Nature and the Human Soul. The trip, titled Falling into the Center of Your Longing, was a magical ten days in a remote red rock canyon in Utah full of flowers blooming […]



What if Imagination were Real?

By • Aug 18th, 2014 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Life Coaching, Nature, Writing Ideas

What if when you imagine that your are talking to the trees, the birds, the whales, the dolphins, the angels or any member of the unseen realms like fairies, unicorns or elementals, that you actually are. What if even though it feels like you are making it up, something else is going on. We have […]



New Earth Rising

By • Jun 27th, 2014 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Nature, Poetry, Whales

For the summer solstice I was intuitively pulled to go to Mt Shasta in northern California to attend a Whale and Dolphin Medicine Retreat with Laura Reyon and Master Cat Puddah. Laura is an animal communicator who channels Master Cat Puddah and works with Whale and Dolphin energy in powerful ways. I could feel the […]