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Creativity Takes Courage

You are amazing! Let yourself be here! Bring it!  There’s only one you! You and your uniqueness add something to this world that no one else can! You make the world a better place by being truly you! Trust your…
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there is a small moment

there is a small moment  © by Kathleen Dunbar  there is a small moment  when the still air  touches the bird’s breast  and nothing else exists for her  more important  than being alive  to the invisible warmth  that is the…
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Dogs Don’t Care

Dogs Don’t Care by Kathleen Dunbar Dogs as a whole don’t care what they look like (except perhaps for poodles). Let yourself find that dignity and freedom that creatures know —let the sense of you being you in the moment…
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Shaman’s Stone

              Shaman’s Stone by Kathleen Dunbar  At the heart of your experience is You. And though your Essence may not be weighed, is not palpable or seen, that Mystery makes you all the more … Continue reading →
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Give Yourself A Medal and Come Home to Your True Self

We all have a True Self and when we live from this self we naturally engage in what interests us. However, if we’ve been hurt in some way as kids or young people we often end up putting away our…
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Daily Miracle Practice

I always love how this practice makes me feel, whether I’m doing it on an already-great day, or whether I’m down in the pits. It shifts something, brightening the dark, or making my light shine even more brightly.  Declare, “Today…
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Accepting Yourself—You Are A Gem!

“When you love you fall under the waves, if you never fall you can never be saved— sometimes it’s grace, sometimes luck when a hand reaches out and you take it up.” —Kathleen Dunbar, from my album The Storm in…
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Move—Pray—Create—Sing—Love

There are essential acts and states of consciousness which we can identify and use to create a foundation to help us ground, grow, connect and thrive in both good times and times of stress (like during COVID-19).  I’ve boiled down…
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Gratefulness Reset Button Exercise for Calm

You can do this anywhere, anytime. Gratefulness and appreciation of things like beauty, nature and witnessed or received acts of kindness switch our neural circuits. It’s like changing the channel on the radio from a dire news story to a…
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Simple Grounding Exercise

Comfortably seated, close your eyes and wiggle your sitsbones. Now imagine your feet on grassy earth. Breathe deep. Let go with a sigh. ⁣ ⁣ Inwardly track your body for a pleasurable sensation—the chair supporting your back, the feel of…
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You Matter

    You matter. You have always mattered. Let the dust settle that contains all the reasons you thought you didn’t matter. Ah!–there is your gem self! Welcome home, my love, welcome home.  Here’s a self-friendly compassionate perspective to help … Continue
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Take-Anywhere, Awesome Reset Practice

The Body says: I am a fiesta.   -Eduardo Galeano  Here’s an easy practice to press your reset button. It quickly gets your brain and body producing harmony-hormones instead of stress-hormones.  Take-Anywhere, Awesome Reset Practice: Big stretch Yawn Sigh out loud…