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Dawn Gluskin
Author of forthcoming Type-A Zen, Entrepreneur, Yogini & Zen Rebel.

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Entries by Dawn Gluskin

Living Out Loud

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 10:07 AM

How many times have you thought a nice thought about someone but didn't say it aloud? It probably happens all the time. Perhaps you were just too busy going about your day and you didn't find pause to speak, write, call or text it? Maybe you didn't think it was...

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21 Subtle Shifts to Live Life in the Now

(1) Comments | Posted April 24, 2015 | 5:59 PM

When we're not being mindful, life moves by in the blink of an eye. Tendencies to overstuff our schedules, to stay plugged in as slaves to technology all hours of the day, and to constantly strive for more can and will rob us of our precious presence. We've glorified busy...

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38 Things I've Learned to Let Go of in 38 Years

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2015 | 2:30 PM

Last year, to celebrate another trip around the sun, I wrote a birthday blog called "37 Life Lessons in 37 Years." It was reminiscent of my life's biggest successes, "failures," learning experiences, and opportunities for growth condensed into little life-lesson nuggets. To my humble surprise, it went on to...

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7 Reasons We Don't Pursue Our Passions (And How to Move Past Them)

(1) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 4:36 PM

We are all born with little tiny seeds of inspiration inside of us. It's our soul's greatest purpose to nurture these seeds and allow them to blossom, fully sharing their beauty with the world during this lifetime. It's why we all have unique talents, likes, interests, and passion.

However, as...

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7 Ways to Make 2015 Your Year to Shine!

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 4:59 PM

With the new year upon us, it's hard not to pick up on the contagious positive energy of making powerful life-changing intentions. New year, new you, right? Perhaps that means: losing weight, getting organized, spending less, saving more, feeling healthy, learning something new, or maybe even helping others, all of...

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12 hábitos de la gente tranquila y feliz

(6) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 2:49 AM

¿Alguna vez te has dado cuenta de que hay gente que parece tenerlo todo bajo control? Se mantienen serenos y felices con los pies en el suelo, incluso en medio de la agitación. Como una montaña alta y fuerte, capean las tempestades que se crucen en su camino. Tratan de...

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Thankful for What?

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 3:28 PM

Recently, I came across an essay that I wrote in my high school creative writing class called "Thankful for What." It was an ode to our family Thanksgiving dinner and rife full of sarcasm, too-cool-for-school anecdotes, and some good ole teenage angst. I cringed a bit as I read it....

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Are You Living Your Dream... Or Somebody Else's?

(6) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 3:07 PM

"Who is the real girl?" he asked.

"Huh? I'm trying to tell you," I replied, a little confused by the question. "I'm a mother and a wife, and I run a small tech business that has grown really fast these past couple of years, and ...."

"No, no, no. Who...

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7 Ways to Let Your Free Spirit Soar (Even When It Really Doesn't Feel Like Soaring)

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 8:40 AM

Bad days. Nobody is immune to them. I, for one, am no stranger to stressful situations in life. As an entrepreneur who has navigated the ups and downs of the business world whilst raising a young family, I have felt both the ecstatic rewards and the "oh my god, this...

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11 Toxic Behaviors That Will Steal Your Joy (And How to Move Past Them)

(9) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 8:50 AM

Our thoughts, actions and behaviors play a powerful role in what type of energy we attract into our lives. That's the good news. It's also the bad news. Oftentimes, we find ourselves participating in negative behavior patterns, even if at a subconscious level. Like a giant lightning rod in a...

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12 Geheimnisse von entspannten und glücklichen Menschen

(0) Comments | Posted July 5, 2014 | 12:39 PM

Ist Ihnen jemals aufgefallen, dass es Menschen gibt, die immer ausgeglichen sind? Die ruhig und fröhlich mit beiden Beinen auf dem Boden stehen, auch wenn um sie herum Chaos herrscht. Das Glück scheint sie stets zu finden und ihnen ein Lächeln auf die Lippen zu zaubern.

Anderen geht es...

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12 Habits of Calm and Happy People

(31) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 8:27 AM

Do you ever notice how some people always seem to have it together? They're calm and happy with both feet firmly planted on the ground, even amidst turmoil. Like a mountain that stands tall and strong, they weather the many storms that come their way. They seek out blessings and...

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The Power of Looking Fear in the Eye

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 1:05 PM

A common fear amongst writers and other creative sorts is pouring your heart and soul into your latest masterpiece only to have it ripped apart by way of criticism and negative feedback. This is especially true in the digital arena where people often sling mud at strangers from behind their...

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How to Overcome These 7 Spiritual Blocks to Success

(2) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 8:22 AM

Everybody has a dream in their heart. They stem from our unique gifts, which are part of our higher purpose here on this earth to share with the world. When the life we're living is not in alignment with this calling, it can result in feeling less than happy and...

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37 Lebensweisheiten in 37 Jahren

(1) Comments | Posted February 15, 2014 | 9:14 AM

Heute feiere ich meinen 37. Geburtstag. Und ich muss zugeben, dass mein Leben bisher alles andere als langweilig verlaufen ist. Wenn ich die Jahre und zahlreichen Phasen meines Lebens Revue passieren lasse, wird mir bewusst, wie stark sich alle Abschnitte, Erfolge, Rückschläge, Triumphe und Probleme darauf ausgewirkt haben, wo ich...

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37 Life Lessons in 37 Years

(71) Comments | Posted January 26, 2014 | 8:12 AM

Today is my 37th birthday. And, I must say, it's been a pretty interesting ride so far. As I look back over the years and many phases of my Iife, I realize how each stage, success, stumble, triumph and heartache has had a significant impact on where I stand right...

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10 Ways to Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet!

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2013 | 9:31 AM

As another year winds down and the excitement of a brand new one laden with infinite possibilities lets it's presence be known, now is your chance to put your best foot forward and make 2014 one of your best yet. Say this with me, "I am a powerful creator." Say...

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Acts of Holiday Kindness

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 12:29 PM

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's easy to get caught up in the rush of overflowing schedules, maxing out credit cards to fulfill wish lists, and feeling overwhelmed by trying to keep up with it all.

But, it's important to step back and remember the true...

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7 Ways to Lift Your Spirits on a Bad Day

(19) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 7:40 AM

We've all had those days where we roll out of bed on the proverbial wrong side as just a glimmer of our normal bright and shiny selves. You know, those days when your fuse is short, you have zero patience for anyone and you just can't seem to shake off...

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Is it Possible to Give Too Much??

(2) Comments | Posted November 5, 2013 | 4:05 PM

I'm a giver. Being born with a giant heart, I've spent my life compassionately trying to help others whenever possible. When I see a group of kids standing outside the grocery store trying to raise funds for whatever cause, I always open my wallet. Same with those who show up...

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