Almost smack dab in the middle of this challenge, I tested positive for Covid. I had symptoms several days before I tested positive, yet until I saw the results of a positive test, I didn’t give my body the rest it was asking for. Like so many times in the past, I tried to push [...]
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I have been exploring living in the gift in alignment with Charles Eisenstein's work for some time now. What does this mean? Charles Eisenstein discusses it in depth in his book Sacred Economics, and in articles on his website. What it means for me is I will share my gifts with my clients in [...]
I would not be living the life I am now without presence, and I would not have embraced presence as a daily practice without my grief journey. There was a time when I couldn’t see how meeting my grief could help me to find meaning again in my life, let alone experience joy. [...]
There is an aching in my awareness, a need to be fully me in each moment. without needing anything to be different, a surrender to the essence of me, the wellspring of Nanciness that is that has been yearning to spring forth into life, to be breathed into being by the very desire of [...]
You may be wondering if it is possible to find meaning, purpose, or even joy again in light of your loss. I thought the same thing. I didn’t think it was possible to live that life I was meant to live. As I began to process my grief with Samyama I began to notice [...]
Travel back with me to November 3, 2000. It was a Friday that started out like any other. I worked as a project manager for a contracting company, and my office was in a construction trailer on the campus of NIH in Bethesda Maryland where the project was located. Mid-morning the campus police knocked [...]
As an adult, play has always been elusive. There have been many New Year’s Days when I have set an intention to play more. When I talked about one of the reasons I was drawn to work with D after we moved to Maryland, I noticed that I shared that we did many fun [...]
As I began to write this blog, I was going to say that presence had many twists and turns. What is more true is that my journey with presence and was the thing that was circuitous. Often, I would rely on my head to explain presence to me. I was [...]
After I became certified as a Samyama Practitioner, it took several more years and a few twists and turns before I was ready to say yes to walking with others on their grief journeys. I knew my corporate job was no longer serving me and I was being called to do work that was [...]
I’ve talked a lot about presence in my work, in my videos, and in my writings. If you are happening upon my work for the first time, you may have questions about exactly what presence is, and how it impacts my life. I first discovered presence named as presence in 1994. I had recently [...]