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Paul Kenney

Say ‘Yes’ to What Is

Anxiety, Life, Mind October 25, 2018 No Comments

“Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” Buddha Just when you think life can’t get any more chaotic, challenging or seemingly ridiculous, it does. Life’s like that! Where I live in Canada, tornadoes are rare. Recently, though, and all at once, six tornados sliced devastating paths of destruction through our tiny rural town and through five of…


Forget Hope

Life, Mind March 12, 2018 No Comments

What if we forget hope? Does that seem cynical? It’s not. Allow me to explain. Often, we react to life’s difficulties or disappointments by throwing up our arms and exclaiming, “I give up!” But, when I suggest that we “forget hope”, giving up is not what I mean. Our physical brain is hard-wired to continuously seek a state of comfort…


The Best Gift You Can Give this Holiday Season.

Life, People, Relationships December 11, 2017 No Comments

During the holiday shopping rush, finding that ‘perfect’ gift has the potential to create some significant anxiety, unravelling our best intentions for a merry and happy holiday season. It can result in sleepless nights, endless wandering through retail outlets, frustration and for some, ingesting large doses of antacids. But perhaps this season we can employ a change in perspective: there…


Quiet Mind; Open Heart.

Uncategorized November 28, 2017 No Comments

Living in a place of deep, inner wholeness. Have you ever had the experience of feeling completely ‘enlightened’ and clear about who you are and what life is all about, only to find yourself searching for more or different explanations or answers? I think that anyone who has – anyone on a journey of self-inquiry – will relate to the…


The Trouble with Expectations

Meditation, Mind July 11, 2017 No Comments

“My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus.” [The Science of Second-Guessing (New York Times Magazine Interview, December 12, 2004)]  ~ Stephen Hawking ~ Once upon a time… and they lived happily ever after. Is that familiar to you? Many of us believe that we are conditioned, from early childhood, to expect…


The Power of Grace and Gratitude

Uncategorized July 11, 2017 1 Comment

“When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.” Steve Maraboli Life’s experiences – the good, the bad, and the indifferent – are ever-changing; they ebb and flow. Realizing that is actually the first step for us in finding balance in our daily lives and in life’s experiences, which can (and often do) change on a dime….