Since we're each a living part in a living Whole, one challenging art in being human is to live out our particular life while comprehending the Whole....
This two-minute gratitude stress buster will help release stress and restore calm -- give it a go! Test it out when you are feeling a little unbalanced or stressed.
Are your days filled with stress, dread and have-tos? Do you find yourself dreading your week, and it is only just beginning? It is very easy to f...
Beach week in September is when I unplug from work demands. The work email and phone are turned off, and I let myself stop for a week. No logistics, no juggling of multiple priorities, no racing out the door. I put my umbrella in the sand, grab a pile of books and sit by the ocean.
In order to make others love you, you've got to love yourself. In order to make others appreciate you, you've got to appreciate yourself. Every change starts from within, why not start with adding some love for yourself. Love begets love.
Even happy occasions and positive changes are stressful, and it helps to recognize how to manage them for our health and happiness. Here are six things you can do to lower the stress and maximize the positives of the transition...
In the face of this gritty, mysterious, and ever-changing dynamic we call being alive, it's nothing short of heroic that we are asked to choose life a...
We laughed so fricken hard that day, my lungs hurt. It felt SO good. Sometimes, nothing beats acting completely silly, off-the-chain ridiculous, and just kind of stupid simply because you can. I needed that day.
oday was the first step. Becoming more introspective, active and taking charge of your life is a slow but incredibly rewarding process.
The truth is you probably will always be busy and your calendar will be a work in progress. That's okay. But when you strive to accept the limits of a truthful calendar, you can manage your energy more carefully to accomplish the goals, and care for the people and things, that matter most.
You don't realize you are in a relationship with time and right now you are allowing that relationship to be dysfunctional. Time is one of the most important relationships in your life. In fact, it is the currency of your life.
Incorporating just one of two of these into your daily routine can add ease into your life in significant and surprising ways. Little actions such as these will smooth the stress and keep you in touch with your summer joy.
There is no expert or self-help guru who will give you the answers to your life purpose. The answers you seek are within you. Mindful living will guide you to that place deep within you. When you reach that path of your purpose, you will look back and realize that you are exactly where you are suppose to be right now.
We often forget that fear and panic are not the same things; one is necessary to stay alive, and the other is not. Panic is actually dangerous, putting a person in a state of complete chaos, removing the ability to make sound life-saving decisions.
We need to love ourselves and loving yourself does not mean just your exterior. When we look into our own eyes there should be no doubt that we love what we see. That heart, mind and soul is something to celebrate. All original, one of a kind, you.
I remember Joan Rivers, the year was around 1976, I think of maybe a little before or after, and I was so young and loved to laugh. But who doesn't? ...
This fall, Atria is publishing my new book of spiritual inquiry, The Endless Practice: Becoming Who You Were Born to Be. It's a journey that explores ...
As my temper flares, messes that need conquering almost glow with a heavenly aura in front of me. The dishwasher gets emptied with loud purposefulness. Dust is sprayed and wiped with forceful intent. Shoes are deposited by the front door with angry aplomb. Baseboards are scrubbed, the Swiffer gets abused and the toilets? Those mother effers GLEAM when I'm done with them.
Fear is one of the hardest and most painful emotions to overcome. We are afraid of failing or being successful, we fear the known and the unknown and we also fear pain and loss. As humans were we created to be fearful or to be love?
We've been noticing something intriguing here in our little Andean mountain village in northern Ecuador. More and more single women from the U.S. and Canada are showing up. And they're not coming as tourists. They're settling here...as in, renting and buying apartments, condos, or houses and living here full- or part-time.