If we believe we are here to improve the journey of our soul, we are charged with making the best choices to perpetually evolve to a higher good. We study, we go to therapy, we develop a spiritual practice and we try to do the right thing. The unfortunate part is that we are human.
In my work as life coach, my clients often complain that people in their lives are always trying to "fix" them. While these "Fixers" may be well meaning, sometimes their reliance on fixing other people's problems to bolster their own self-worth and identity.
The scramble to dig up any piece of salacious dirt, gossip, or innuendo about President Obama before he was President Obama is never ending. The latest in the long train of purported tell-all exposes on Obama is no different.
Words emanate into an energy field that surrounds us; they are like arrows and can shoot sparks of love into our hearts or daggers that remain for years, leaving scars of mistrust in our future life choices.
Once a person has committed the sin of gossip, the only way to atone for this horrible sin is to force oneself to understand just how emotionally painful it is to live alone. I thought of this last week when reading about the life and death of Chuck Colson.
Today, focus your efforts on improving the lives of others; even if it be lending a simple smile to a stranger where otherwise there would be none. Make the world a bit brighter today, and a bit more every day after. Your life will follow suit.
What beauty parlors were to my mother, this nail salon was to me: a place of community, a spot where you came for sisterhood and women-bonding. It was "Cheers" without the booze and indeed, a place where everyone knew your name.
Thirst for inside Hollywood knowledge is ubiquitous, so I've decided to answer the more common questions once and for all. Hopefully this will return our focus to more pressing issues, such as the stellar roster of Republican candidates or whether Kim Kardashian will marry again.
How is it possible for an ordinary, controlling individual to care intensely about his friends without trying to change them? How can we give our treasured advice without feeling attached to its implementation?