Last month I told friends I was taking a few days off to go on a vision retreat, and I realized people had no clue what I was talking about. "Is that a course you're taking?" someone asked. Good question.
You may hate me for this and think I am not progressive enough, but what I see is that although the altruistic notion of trading our craft for another's brilliant craft seems euphorically utopian, we are not ready for this.
You see, I am a recovering Type A personality. It's something I'll never truly leave behind because it's such a part of me. But I proactively choose to mitigate these issues in my life now. Having read their list of "11 Things Every Type A Person Wants You To Know," I would like to offer the following five easy changes every Type A person can make to enjoy life more.
Creating your thoughts, following your own path, ignoring skeptics, and dusting yourself off every time you fall requires discipline over energy and d...
I used to think peace was something out of my control. I believed it had to come from another person or another source. I often prayed for peace to come to me, swiftly, effortlessly and completely. But recently, I've realized that the peace we seek must come from within.
Things seem pretty dismal, and you feel helpless, a victim who can't help, can't bring about change, but you're wrong, you absolutely can and if you follow these 10 steps, I promise that you will.
Does a house have a soul? Yesterday my mom closed on this house in Montgomery, AL...a home she and Daddy, along with a lot of young children and in...
Cancer survivors often tell us there are many debilitating emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis such as, depression, anxiety and fear of occurrence. By advocating for themselves, survivors feel more empowered to live their best life. Cancer becomes their 'wake-up' call and it's not unusual to see a cancer survivor who has changed the direction of their lives by improving relationships, volunteering, embarking on a new career or pursuing their dreams.
I was ready to fly home after teaching in Albuquerque, when the sudden light on the underside of a palm trip took me to another time. Waiting to Be P...
The past year has stretched me, pulled me, and challenged me more than I ever thought possible, but today I am more grounded, vibrant, connected and authentic than ever before with the unshakeable confidence to match, and I teach my clients to do the same. This is shining from the inside out.
If you don't know your optimal hair color palette, I recommend finding it out before coloring your hair for the first time or making your next hair color appointment.
We often know what we should be doing, it's the lack of action that halts our progress. What good, however, is a ton of useful information that goes unused? Time to roll up those sleeves and get to work future Luckie, your luck depends on it! If good luck doesn't find us, we must go out and find it.
This is part three in a three-part series on tidying up your inner world: your beliefs, practices and personal habits. (Click here to read ...
Wherever you live in the United States, it is likely that you are within a short drive of sacred ground. You may be standing on it as you read this. But the threats to sacred lands are global.
Here are 10 simple meditation tips for beginners to help you get through that initial frustration and get started with your own meditation practice:
Our experiences of love and the losses from them become woven into the larger tapestry of our lives, if we can accept them, learn from them, and continue to grow beyond them. Like the tree, we can encompass the "damage," incorporate and learn from them; and become stronger by embracing them as an enduring part of who we are and who we can continue to become.
Release yourself from all judgment, guilt and shame around your choices. You consciously made the decision to indulge your cravings and desires... so enjoy it.
Remind yourself of what it feels like to step into a place of creativity, knowing that just the act of taking that risk helps you feel aligned, calm, and even a little more confident than you were before. Because if you can do this, what else might you do?
Ever since I started doing these two things I have been sleeping an average of 30 minutes more a night and have become better at everything that I do.
When frenzy shows up, our emotional brain hijacks our cognitive brain, and we are spinning. How we react in that very moment has a huge impact on whether life unravels or if we muster the energy to deal with the problem the best we can. Often our reaction at that very moment will determine how we feel for hours, days or even weeks ahead.