Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced with quick glimpses of emails, text and social media.
We all need the calm within the storm. Maybe life isn't going to slow down, but doesn't mean we can't find peace and joy in our journey. Here are my seven ways to instantly feel calm:
"Never work against mother nature," Cesar Millan is quick to convey, "that's what my grandfather taught me."
We parents now had to face talking with our children about death. Our kids have already suffered loss due to divorce. But this is just... so much bigger. I wanted to share this with anyone struggling with how to talk to a child about the death of a loved one. I hope it helps.
The most important thing to remember is that flexibility means savings. If you can move your travel dates, departure times, and itinerary -- even just a little -- far more fares will be available to you, including those better suited to your budget.
Think of it as our human software - the spiritual operating system that orients everything we do. It guides us as we think, work, play, love, create...
On my end, I've written that my meditation practice has been my "saving grace." Okay, if I am going to be honest... it is stronger than that. It has saved my life. With my daughter, I probably would have lingered in a consistent state of depression. I've had bouts, but with my practice I could always get out of it.
We all have friends, colleagues, loved ones and family members, but only a select few will affect us so profoundly on our life's journey. Here are seven signs that someone if truly a part of your soul group...
Taking a break and returning back successfully makes others realize that it can be done. Sharing your reflections about your experience and how profoundly even a short break away has changed you, will show them how fruitful it can be for them as well.
No matter how often we fall, the gift of wakeful effort allows us to find our way back to what is heartening and affirming, without denying the suffer...
Your thoughts shape your body. Might sound weird, but it's true. You see, everything you do starts in the mind. So, when you emotionally eat, you had...
Solitude isn't about cutting yourself off from humanity, or hiding out in a cabin in the woods. It's about balancing stimulation and rest so that you're not a scary stranger to yourself. A deep, sustaining confidence comes from knowing you can be good company to yourself.
Regardless of how we begin our lives, where we've been, what we've done or with whom we have studied, we all have something of value to share with the world.
Satisfying sexual connection -- for both parties -- is dependent on a satisfying emotional connection. Yep, I said it. And yes, this is true for women and for men.
The ways that your job can impact your life extend far beyond working hours. If you suffer from a significant level of work stress, the consequences can be devastating for your physical well-being, your mental health and even your relationships.
Even with that barrage of opinions and advice, I think many people don't recognize one important thing -- how lessons learned and goals achieved in one business can lead to success in another, even if it's completely different.
In ancient language of Sanskrit, the word sutra literally means a thread or string that holds things together. Metaphorically, it refers to an adage ...
Every day we face increasing demands on our time - in our work, our families and communities. A host of overwhelming expectations permeates all aspects of our lives. We require impossible things of ourselves.
The sweet blind boy tells everyone who asks that the heart wakes slowly, and only our gentleness -- our willingness to sink into the depth of things and wait -- will let us see and make our way.
David wanted to spend our vacation somewhere that could provide fantastic saltwater fishing, and he hit the bull's-eye with Pedasí, Panama. Located on the Azuero Peninsula, Pedasí sits on what is known as the "tuna coast," though a more apt nickname might be "anglers' paradise."