Breathing is for Living

This comment seems almost redundant. In fact, how could we live if we were not breathing? And at the same time, it is a fact that we don’t always pay attention to this life-giving mechanism on which we are so dependent.
I have spoken about the vital link that we have with our breath, and with [...]

2012, Apocalypse or Not?

Being patient while the shift happens…

I know many people who feel that they are not ‘doing’ enough right now. They feel that there simply must be something that they should be actively engaged in, something that, in the ‘doing’, is working for the greater good.
Many sense that there is deep planetary change afoot. They can [...]

Gaining Through Death

Last week, here in Canada, there was a death that moved many right across the country… It was movement of the people’s hearts and minds in response to the loss of a man who believed in unity and fairness above all else.
Jack Layton was a father, a deeply affectionate husband, and a grass roots organizer, [...]


What do you believe in?
What do your beliefs do for you?
Does it feel like your beliefs help you? If you changed some of your beliefs, would it change your life?
It is so comforting to have something to believe in. It is so rewarding to believe that we know what to do, and that we are [...]

Why Get Angry, Turn to Harmony

What polar bears and mammoths share with us…
We all have the tendency to express anger about certain things. Some things just push our ‘buttons’, making us want to react with angry words or outbursts of loud and aggressive behaviour. This anger usually feels justified. It feels as if we have the ‘right’ to be angry [...]

Can Death Be a Transition as Magnificent as Birth?

Becoming Familiar with the Transition of Dying…
I was asked recently by a friend to start writing about being a ’midwife’ for the life transition of death. That almost sounds impossible to imagine… ”The life transition of death.” How is death a part of life?
Really, it is a completely natural progression of thought…we live, therefore we [...]

Let This Day Shape you

, and bring forth cooperation with whatever is required to make things flow…

I was ‘thinking’ about what I needed to ‘do’ today…
I was ‘thinking’ about how it ‘should’ go…
I was ‘thinking’ about how to manage the timing of the things that I felt I needed to accomplish…
And I realized that all [...]

What is Healing?

What does healing mean to you?
We all want to feel whole. We desire a sense of completeness. This is a sensation of being all right within our bodies, our minds and our lives.
There are relationships and events that seem to reflect a lack of resonance, or seem to suggest that there is something out of [...]

Asking Why, Looking for Answers

There is something in each of us that makes us ask “why?”
We ask “why am I here?”
We ask “what do I need to do about my life? My relationship? My career?”
We ask “what should I do next?”
We are often quite unsettled or unhappy with many things in our lives…
I frequently wonder why this is so?
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Workshop: Intution the Inner Tutor

INTUITION the INNER TUTOR With Anatara “I encourage any one who wishes to ‘understand’ the language of truth which is ever available to us when we are open to it, to come and join me in the discovery of your intuitive nature and the language through which it speaks to you .” A 6 Week Course April 5 – May 10, 2010. Each week I will introduce and lead you through verbal and written exercises to discover, sharpen, and utilize your intuitive nature and harness this intuitive guidance. Continue reading