Are your cherries sweet or sour?

Are your cherries sweet or sour?

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries. It is a great song Doris Day recorded in May, 1967. Ginger Rogers sang and danced it in 1960. Perhaps the bowl of cherries has not been your experience this year.  Individually, we can make the lists of all the disruptions and hardships of 2020. A very easy-to-do[…]

Hearts are allowed in the working world

Hearts are allowed in the working world

Two-year-old Lila announced, “Nobody’s at the door.” Then she said, “there is onebody, me.” Recently, we have been taken with the spontaneous language and playfulness of children.  Now you may be thinking that this story sounds like sweetness and light, that we’re talking only about a child. What if we, as adults, were more lighthearted?[…]

We choose the state of our heart

We choose the state of our heart

In these times have you found your thoughts racing? Going easily to worry? Painting painful future scenarios? It is easy to be caught up in repetitive thoughts.  However, it’s important NOT to lose track of the positivity and wisdom always available in our hearts. Our heart is a most magnificent energy system always ready to[…]

What does it mean to be wise?

What does it mean to be wise?

This conversation on distinguishing “being smart” and “being wise” took place on a “Zoomside Chat” between Sharon and life coach and workshop leader Krishna Pendyala. Sharon and Krishna have collaborated for over 20 years and Krishna felt that he should record this conversation to share it with their friends, given Sharon’s extensive experience and wisdom[…]

Paying Attention –By Sharon

Paying Attention –By Sharon

Paying Attention The mother of all the skills is to learn the art of paying attention. ― Mwanandeke Kindembo   Scattered In this chaotic pandemic, politically charged, racially unjust, climate-unleashed world, paying attention is not easy. So many things compete for our attention. Something pops up on our phone, and we turn away from the person[…]