We believe we have found the key to happiness. It's the brilliant warming orb in the sky called the sun. That it took us this long to discover that sunshine really is the key to happiness ... well, that's another matter. You see, we got sidetracked by something else called 'life.'
I am a life-long teacher, which means I am a life-long student. I come from a lineage of teachers. And so, I offer this small poem about this noble ca...
The name will make you giggle and giggling is good. But the affliction is real and many suffer from it. Fear-based management is prevalent. Think a...
When we experience wonder we are open to discovering the joy and beauty of life. I think that wonder can happen in a matter of seconds. Here are some of the things you can do to have "Wonder Moments" at any time during the day.
Doing research on the history of discrimination against gay men and woman was both horrifying and fascinating. One of the things I wanted to show in the film was that discrimination and prejudice were not simply the result of a few bad apples, but rather an institutionalized system of oppression.
It is ironic that people dash through life trying to figure things out, furrowing their brows in deep concentration and boring their minds like laser beams into making decisions without ever wondering what "mind" is in the first place.
Many women face these struggles but the ones who break free of the rut and go on to live happier, more joyful lives seek guidance and help from wise sages, teachers, and coaches. Today I'm going to help you begin to find your way back to happy with these six inspiring quotes from Rumi.
And if you're feeling stressed? That's something you can change, right now, without needing your manager's "approval" or anybody else's permission. Your mind. Your day. Your job. Your life. You are in charge.
When children are in the throes of anxiety, even if they've acquired tools to manage their worry, sometimes it's hard to remember the steps to take to feel better.
As human beings who thrive on connection, we are naturally inclined to try to help people to be happy and to eliminate their suffering. We can truly help others by putting ourselves at their service to help them think through their own challenges, building their brains, and empowering them to grow.
That being said, there are three principles I've discovered that help keep my fire going. These principles are the reasons I'm able to keep pushing past the doubts and insecurities that try to hold me down.
There's something my 8-year-old wants you to know and as a coach, writer and speaker who spends her days supporting people in creating lives they love, I have to say the kid is on to something:
Have you ever asked yourself, "What if?" This question seems to haunt the minds of many, inspires movies and television shows alike and has been the t...
If your idea of paradise is a tranquil beach where a couple can live comfortably for $1,200, including renting a furnished home, then Uruguay's Department of Rocha is a place you should definitely know about.
In many ways I can remember every detail of the liberation that happened 70 years ago. Nobody prepared us for what liberation would be like. I hoped then I could go home and find my family. We had a daily saying, like a mantra, "Someday soon I will be free and I will go home." But going home to me meant reuniting with my mother, father, and two older sisters, not just an empty house with four walls, which is what we found.
Here I am, going about my day, trying my best to be a decent person in this world, and with one push of a button on that heinous little ticket dispenser you carry around, you sank my perky optimism, which let me tell you takes a lot of work to maintain in this topsy turvy world.
After this year's retreat with a men's group, I felt each of them so deeply that I had to pull over on the highway and write this poem.
It is said that some of the simplest cultures on Earth are also the happiest. Does this mean that by not being so involved in formal study and str...
Forgiveness lets you love again. Once you forgive, your heart is full of love. You are stronger because you love yourself and love others, no matter the magnitude of their shortcomings or transgressions. You forgive because you love, and you love because you forgive.
Research shows that when sleep is disrupted, cortisol levels are shifted away from optimal, perpetuating sleep issues by throwing off hormone levels and increasing inflammation. Therefore getting good sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health.