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The Journey Is On

Renewal - Day 16 Have you ever asked yourself, "why is this so hard?" or "why can't this be easier?" We live in an I want it now society where we can have almost anything ...

By |January 16th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Journey Inside

Renewal - Day 10 Many of us love to travel, and just as many have dreamed of going to places near and far to explore and experience things that will give us a lifetime of ...

By |January 10th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Do You Want?

Day 6 & 7 - Renewal 𝓦𝓱𝓪𝓽 𝓭𝓸 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝔀𝓪𝓷𝓽? 𝒜 𝓈𝒾𝓂𝓅𝓁𝑒 𝓆𝓊𝑒𝓈𝓉𝒾𝑜𝓃 𝓎𝑒𝓉 𝓋𝑒𝓇𝓎 𝒹𝒾𝒻𝒻𝒾𝒸𝓊𝓁𝓉 𝒻𝑜𝓇 𝓂𝒶𝓃𝓎 𝒻𝑜𝓁𝓀𝓈 𝓉𝑜 𝒶𝓃𝓈𝓌𝑒𝓇 𝓌𝒾𝓉𝒽 𝒸𝑒𝓇𝓉𝒶𝒾𝓃𝓉𝓎 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝒸𝓁𝒶𝓇𝒾𝓉𝓎. Here is a list of areas of your life. This ...

By |January 6th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wise Words

Day 4 - Renewal I came across this and thought I would share it. Someone asked their friend who was nearing eighty years old what changes he was seeing in himself as he was growing ...

By |January 4th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Tradition of Gift Giving

How Did The Tradition of Christmas Gift Giving Start? Remember when you were a young child and couldn’t wait for Christmas to come, hopeful that Santa would bring everything on your list? Usually, in addition ...

By |December 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who Are THEY?

Have you ever wondered who They are? They come up often in the Weekend Workshops that I facilitate.  The conversation goes something like this: They will think I’m crazy Or They say you shouldn’t ( ...

By |November 29th, 2022|Categories: Belief Systems|0 Comments

November Theme: Truth

This photo is of the makeshift office I created in the gym area of our physical therapy and wellness business. I explain why I find myself here in today's podcast. I will also talk about ...

By |November 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be Where Your Feet Are

𝑨𝒏𝒈𝒆𝒓 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑹𝒆𝒔𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 generally are feelings we have when living in the 𝑷𝒂𝒔𝒕. 𝑭𝒆𝒂𝒓 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑨𝒏𝒙𝒊𝒆𝒕𝒚 generally are feeling we have when we are thinking about the 𝑭𝒖𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒆. These feelings are self-constructed prisons that rarely ...

By |July 17th, 2022|Categories: Thoughts from the Barn|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Be Still

Today marks the first day of the 2022 summer season in the Northern Hemisphere. Solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium.  Sol meaning “sun,” and stitium means “still.” How often are you “still”? Blaise Pascal ...

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Time Management|0 Comments

You Have A Choice

"If you are determined to think of yourself as limited, fearful, vulnerable, or scarred by past experience, know only that you have chosen to do so. The opportunity to experience yourself differently is always available." ...

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Belief Systems|Tags: |0 Comments

What’s Your Story?

What Uninspiring Story Do You Keep Telling About Your Life? What's your story?  Is it inspiring?  Is it true?  Is it assisting you in living your best life? So many folks will spend time ...

Conflict Transformation with Jonathan Miller

I had the chance to visit with Jonathan about what can be an uncomfortable subject; conflict. Have a listen to what he has to say. Listen here: https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/ef891p Jonathan Miller has spent hundreds of hours ...

April 19/Day 19 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Focus of the Day: Chunk it down. When you have a project that feels overwhelming, chunk it down into bits that you can achieve and feel success. Invitation of the Day: If you want ...

April 17/Day 17 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Focus of the Day: Check-in. Use today to check-in with yourself and others. How are you doing? Be honest. Make a commitment to muster up the courage to be your best today. When you ...

April 15/Day 15 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Focus of the Day: Intentional - "be" fully aware of what I am doing. Go here to download your complimentary copy of my Pillars of Intentional Living. http://meetmeatthebarn.com/my-pillars-of-intentional-living/ Today's Invitation: Write some letters. 1. Handwrite ...

April 14/Day 14 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Focus Of The Day: Gentle - "be" gentle in your thoughts, words, and actions. Today's first invitation: Consider Zen Master Dogen's philosophy as we prepare to emerge from this Universal Timeout. It's called Leave ...

April 13/Day 13 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Focus of the day: Vulnerable - "be" open to sharing your softness. As we start week three of this timeout, I invite you to say thank you more often. There are many folks out ...

April 8/Day 8 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Today's focus: Strong - "be" in good and sound health, robust. Today's invitation: 1. Gather together some magazines, photos, quotes, etc. and create a vision board or Life Book. Collect all the images that ...

April 7/Day 7 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

Have A Look At Your Behaviors Today's focus: Growing - "be" of a thriving nature Today's invitation: Look at your behaviors in the following domains of your life. What behaviors are allowing you to ...

April 2/Day 2 – Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

April 2: OK friends, The focus for today is: Persistent - "be" persevering regardless of the challenge. Learn more about the "Be" - Attitudes Kit here: www.beattitudeskit.com Idea for connection: Google Adopt a Grandparent and ...

April 1/Day One: Badass Soul Seeking Warrior Quarantine Challenge

The Badass Soul Seeking Quarantine Challenge For the next thirty days I am committed to showing up each day for you to give you some ideas and invitations to assist you in getting through ...

What Is The Gift?

View Every Experience As A Gift I have created 10 Lines In The Sand that I use as guideposts for how I live my life. Line Three is: View Every Experience as a Gift. ...

The Fourth Quarter 2019

You're Invited YOU’RE INVITED! to The Fourth Quarter How about showing up on January 1, 2020, as your best self? Just like in sports, the fourth quarter matters in the game of life. Right ...

Take A Road Trip

The Road Trip This road trip is just what the doctor ordered.  Last weekend three of my pals and I set out for a journey to a house concert in Cambria, California.  We left ...

Barn Musing – Edition 6

Barn Musings Welcome to Barn Musings. These weekly newsletters aim to provide you with timely, inspiring, and useful reflections and findings from Meet Me At The Barn. I promise to keep the content brief ...

What Do You Want More Of In Your Life?

What Is Missing In Your Life? I was at my barn, one of my favorite spots to “be” the other day, surrounded by my two horses and my sweet Australian Shepherd, 2Sox.  The horses ...

Barn Musing – Edition 5

Barn Musings Welcome to Barn Musings. These weekly newsletters aim to provide you with timely, inspiring, and useful reflections and findings from Meet Me At The Barn. I promise to keep the content brief ...

Do You Know The 4 Agreements?

What Are The 4 Agreements? Don Miguel Ruiz wrote The Four Agreements in 1997.  Since that time it has sold 7.2 million copies and has been translated into 40 languages.  That's big.  It's a lot.  I ...

The Badass Soul-Seeking Warrior Podcast Series, Episode 8 : Marji Guyler-Alaniz

Marji Guyler-Alaniz, founder of Farmher It all started with a dream and a camera. In 2013, Marji Guyler-Alaniz had just left her job in corporate agriculture and started a photo project titled FarmHer, capturing ...

The Badass Soul-Seeking Warrior Podcast Series, Episode : Adrian Buckaroogirl Brannan

Adrian Buckaroogirl Brannan Adrian “Buckaroogirl” is a 20 something firecracker who is equally at home in the branding pen, ranch bronc or stage, who burst onto the western music scene at just 14 years ...

Day 1 Create A Life You Love: The Four Agreements

The Reading Challenge Don Miguel Ruiz is the author of The Four Agreements.  In the book, Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec ...

Day 25 Intentional Living: The Space Between Stimulus and Response

Sacred Space There is a sacred space between stimulus and response.  What do I mean by that?  Well, when someone or something charges your emotions in a negative way, it is important to honor ...

Day 4 Intentional Living: Mindful Self-Talk

Mindful Self-Talk You must have mindful self-talk.  The conversions you have with yourself are conversations with the Universe.  Your subconscious mind holds on to the negative self-talk you have with yourself.  The old saying ...

The Badass Soul-Seeking Warrior Podcast Series, Episode : Ariana Luterman

Ariana Luterman is 18 years old and a powerhouse triathlon athlete and philanthropist.   In this podcast we talk about her start in the sport of triathlon as well as her being the founder of ...

The Fidgety Horse

 Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival I spent last week with friends in Elko, Nevada attending the Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival. This gathering started thirty-four years ago as a place where ranchers and cowboys ...

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Thoughts from the Barn|0 Comments

Addicted and Disconnected

Addicted and Disconnected Addicted and disconnected. It seems like the more access we have to smartphones, iPads, tablets, and computers and the information they provide the more detached and disengaged we are becoming. And, ...

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Thoughts from the Barn|0 Comments

Presence Over Presents

My dear friend Amy was kind enough to be my guest writer for this blog post.  Please enjoy her thoughts about the Christmas Season and how she is focusing on being present this year. ...

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Belief Systems|0 Comments

Sunrise, Sunset

My Favorite Time Of Year Fall is my favorite time of year for many reasons, one of which is the stunning sunrises and sunsets that dance across the horizon.  I am blessed to have ...

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Thoughts from the Barn|0 Comments

My Seven Words

Khalil Gibran Khalil Gibran once said that people would never understand one another unless language is reduced to seven words.  What would your seven words be? Before I share my seven words with you, ...

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I came across this prose written by Jonathan Raymond the other day. It resonated with me, and so I wanted to share it with you. "Somewhere between what she survived, and who she was ...

By |September 13th, 2017|Categories: Thoughts from the Barn|0 Comments

His Pupils Perceive the Promise of Possibilities

It was 14 years ago that conductor Benjamin Zander drew upon his experiences with the Boston Philharmonic and as a teacher in order to assist his wife — psychotherapist Rosamund Stone Zander — to write ...

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Belief Systems|<