What you’re about to read is an unsolicited story from Pause guest, Amber W, about how ease can be found, even when life feels hard, and things don’t go to plan. Amber came on a Pause Retreat in winter of 2020 (just before you know what), and the story she tells is from 2.5 yearsContinue reading “How choosing ease guarantees moments of softness”
Author Archives: Kendra Tanner
Why you might want to include your body in your business equation
You’re smart, sharp, and you’ve got the goods. You might also feel bored, tired, and stuck in a rut. Thinking your way in to a new product, service, strategy, tactic, or career move to spice things up is an option, sure. And it’s also likely that new great idea will quickly dry up. Why? BecauseContinue reading “Why you might want to include your body in your business equation”
Why stopping to pause and retreat is such a good idea
Because we spend so much time doing Because our focus is always on moving forward and getting ahead When your nervous system is always ‘ON’, there’s no room to digest what is actually happening and feel into your most aligned response. There’s no time to rest and hand over the reins to a wisdom deepContinue reading “Why stopping to pause and retreat is such a good idea”
What’s it like to have a ‘coach on tap’?
Life happens to the best of us, right? You’re working to a deadline, are so close to completing that shitty (but critical!) first draft, and you can feel the self-sabotage start to creep back up because you’re deep cleaning the kitchen and reorganizing your underwear drawer for the 5th time this week. You’re launching yourContinue reading “What’s it like to have a ‘coach on tap’?”
What is somatic coaching really like?
“Somatic coaching is like regular coaching, but has an extra juicy ingredient that makes all the difference. “ That ingredient is your body. Let’s say you come into a session, and you’re feeling nervous about an upcoming event or important meeting coming up. You might want help feeling confident to say what you gotta say.Continue reading “What is somatic coaching really like?”
Resource Library: These are a few of my favourite things
If I had a library full of goodies for you to browse, this would be it. The collection of books and podcasts is growing, so check back the next time you’re looking for some inspiration. Get to know your Body The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk – A classic introduction intoContinue reading “Resource Library: These are a few of my favourite things”
3 reasons why a love-hate relationship with your work might be legit
This video gives you three reasons why you might be feeling a push-pull about the work you’re doing. Hear stories from my personal experience and how tension about your work might be related to your own body and soul wisdom that knows… 1. It doesn’t include all parts of you 2. It might not beContinue reading “3 reasons why a love-hate relationship with your work might be legit”
4 ways to get your creative juice flowing
Four ways to get your creative juice flowing when you’re feeling stuck, unmotivated and looking for inspiration.
3 rules to break to go make your art
Three unspoken rules to shake off your perfectionist streak and start making art.