Confessions of a Chronic Over-Doer (And What You Can Take Away From It)

“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.” ~ Mother Teresa You may have noticed that it’s been a few weeks since publishing a post. I don’t think I’ve ever gone as long as this in-between hitting the “publish” button. It’s not out of want; there are always so many things I’d like to write about and share. It’s... Read More

The Door-Opening Power of Reconnecting With What You Love(d)

[Editor's Note: As 2010 closes, I want to sincerely thank each and every person out there who has become part of The New Pursuit. I am so grateful to all those who share comments, subscribe, re-tweet and all that goodness that helps us all move towards living more deeply each and every day. I'm excited about what 2011 will bring and hope you will be a part of it t00.] Go with me... Read More

You vs. Stuff: Five Strategies for Winning Every Time

“Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.” ~ Peace Pilgrim Over the weekend, we tag-teamed a huge yard sale with my in-laws. Truth be told, it looked and felt more like a bonafide flea market than willy-nilly yard sale: Table after table of stuff... Read More

The Awesome Power of Nature: To Heal

[Note: This is a new series based on my meditation, The Awesome Power of Nature. Each post will explore how Nature has the amazing ability to give and sustain us in ways that many humans have forgotten. Rekindling these connections is an important step in rediscovering our deep roots in the natural world and living deeply.] “Nature cures—not the physician.” ~ Hippocrates Have... Read More

Rejuvenation: 5 Simple Steps to Feel Lighter This Spring

BY BILL GERLACH | JOIN ME ON TWITTER “How little note is taken of the deeds of Nature! Who reports the works and ways of the clouds, those wonderous creations coming into being every day like freshly upheaved mountains.” — John Muir I took this picture a few weeks back. We have a small spot in our yard where every year these simple, beautiful crocuses blossom.... Read More