Me and Wild Elephants

I decided to participate in a group project for awareness and it’s got me following wild elephants! I have been fascinated with elephants this year.  I have watched them on video, doodled them while waiting,  and planned to paint them – in fact a series of them, in an abstract fanciful style.  (Then I saw…

Remembering to Treasure People

What If They Should Die Before I Wake? This weeks lesson in Training a Wild Elephant is about the moment we are experiencing with others.  Do we realize, are we aware that moments are fleeting and passing and gone.  So too the precious people in our lives are gifts.  They are here at the moment….

Smelling Wild Elephants

This week we are SMELLING WILD ELEPHANTS   (Learn About Training Wild Elephant series here) No I don’t mean US  SMELLING hopefully(although be sure you check out the PS) – but our noses are part of our awareness – to relish the sensation of smell.  To notice. To allow our sense of smell to open…

Everyday is a Great Day to Begin

What are You Waiting For? You and I both know that you have a great idea for your life. (At least one!)  You have seen it, heard it, thought about it, maybe even talked to others about it. You may have researched it, studied for it, changed majors for it, borrowed money to do it,…

Talking About Yourself

Talking About Yourself – Is It Vain,  Should you Force Your Way Into a Conversation? SO, here is the story – short and sweet.  I met up with a really great friend of mine today for coffee.  We were discussing friends of ours over the years and she said that some of our friends thought…

Next Year This Time

Will You Care About This Issue Next Year At This Time? When you think about it, will the stuff that’s bugging you today bother you in 12 months? If we look at the calendar April 30, 2013 right now – and you don’t  get your nails done this week, the oil changed on Saturday, the…

Chimpanzee – Disney Video

http://youtu.be/12XurcP0J8U

I saw this video today on one of my favorite blogs The Kind Life. If you click on the video it will take you to that site and you can do a quick read on the status of these marvelous creatures. Jane Goodall is still working to change our mindsets and ignite our awareness.
My hope is that we as humans begin to evolve enough ourselves as to drop the arrogance and recognize the magic of life all around us – much of it is much more sophisticated than we think.

How to Prevent Boredom

Tips on How you Can Prevent Boredom Life is such a ride! It’s not hard to prevent boredom. There are sooooooooooooooooooooo many opportunities to be, do, create, think, hide, play…HOLY PEROGIES!  It doesn’t stop. For someone like me who cries in Libraries (what a CRY BABY! 🙂 )  the world appears so vast and there…

GoldenZen is Back

 Reflections It’s been since NOV 2008 since I last posted here. It is now April 2012. About three and a half years since I wrote here. I got busy. I thought I had nothing else to say. But I did more, went places, stayed at home, and looked for more of myself. Funny – One…

See You Next Week

Hi everyone! I apologize for my non-attendence to my blog this week.  I have found myself scrambling quite a bit to catch up with what appears to be an overload of work.  I am also out of town and not able to access everything the same. I will see you again soon I hope. May…

If These Guys Can Do It, You Can Do It!

If two guys who love to do what they do, and do a pretty good job of doing it, can get almost 25 MILLION views, surely if you have something to say, and you do a pretty good job of it, you can get at least 2! This weeks Friday Fiasco honors two dudes who…