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Wheelchair Wisdom: Dance With Me!

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

Living with MS, a progressive illness, has forced me to accept sudden changes in life that are not always easy or pleasant to deal with. Accepting and loving myself -- overcoming fear, embarrassment and self-consciousness -- was a significant milestone for me.

Celebrating the Little Moments

Helen J. Russell | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen J. Russell

When we allow ourselves to stop and feel grateful we are no longer peering out into a future that doesn't yet exist. Now we're really living, in the only place it is possible for us to live -- the here and now. That's what I loved most about that moment yesterday. I was nowhere else.

Focus, Contentment and How I'm Choosing to Be Here Now

Laura Aiisha | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Aiisha

Here's the thing. I've been an overachiever all my life. Always trying to be the best, always trying to do several things at once partly because I'm super crazy creative and have so many ideas and so much energy channeling through me, and partly because I'm trying to 'get somewhere.'

Busyness Is Laziness?

Jordan Mallah | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Mallah

As soon as we pause and allow our frantic schedules to subside, the mind can begin to awaken to the deeper work of connecting to our heart. When we make time for meditation, yoga, daily practices or whatever connects us to the place of peace inside, true transformation can begin.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Keep Stillness Inside of You

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. -- Deepak Chopra Calm and stillness is the sacred space within us. Once we are in ...

Be Here Now: Where Does Your Mind Go When Things Appear to Be Going Wrong?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

I had caught myself red-handed, not practicing what I preach, and it was a delicious moment to be reminded of where my true peace and power lie -- within, not on the 405 freeway only when the conditions are just as I think they "should be."

Bernadette Noll: This Is Supposed to Be Fun

Bernadette Noll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

My crankiness and rushing wasn't going to change anything at all about what I had to do or what I had been through. All it was doing was making this task miserable.

Ram Dass On How To Deal With Change

Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Ram Dass gets raw and real to talk gurus, spirituality what inspires him most. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine. Interviewer: Mara...

Wheelchair Wisdom: Go With the Flow

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

This was the reality of the situation. This was the truth of the here and now. I couldn't be with him out there on the dance floor, so I had to reframe the situation and enjoy the experience in a completely different way.

What A Billy Joel Song Reminded Me About Parenting

Lindsey Mead | Posted 04.07.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

I want so fiercely to fully live these years, to pay attention, not to miss a thing. But still, so often, I fail. I allow my own exhaustion or aggravation to occlude the beauty of this ordinary, flawed existence.

Time Flies: Be Here Now!

Donna Henes | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Time is a sneaky thief, hell-bent on racing toward our mortality. The only way that we can outsmart it is by savoring every precious moment by being fully conscious, focused and conscientious every second.

In His New Book, Ram Dass Says: 'Love Everybody.' I Wish I Could.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

"How good it is when brothers and sisters dwell together in harmony." That was the huge banner hanging on the back wall of the church. Picture it: friendly people eager for a group experience of divine love. I wasn't feeling it.

How Happy Is: 5 Ways To Live Your Life Without Regrets

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

I don't know why, but ever since I was young I was always concerned that in my old age I would have regrets and, as a result of this fear I don't like...

Keys To Life At The DNC: A Relaxed Mind Is A Fast Mind

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Did you watch much of the Olympics? If you saw some of the gymnastics, swimming or track and field, you may have noticed commentator after commentato...