After falling for my own trick over and over, I finally saw it as what it was. I see that if I wait until everything is perfect to experience celebration and joy, I'd have a better chance sleeping in a mountain cave hoping to be kissed by a prince.
The instruction to calm down is often used to muffle what we're going through. But to quiet what we're feeling is not the same thing as to settle what we're feeling. It's the difference between putting a pillow over someone's head when they're crying and letting a churned-up lake settle so you can see what's on the bottom.
what if we took this time to think about resolutions that would not only change our life, but possibly someone else's too? When we make goals, or in this case resolutions, that go beyond just ourselves, maybe, just maybe, we won't break them so easily.
Goal-setting can actually be immensely powerful as our beautiful intentions become expressed letting our desires be known to the Universe. But, as the saying goes, "A goal without a plan is just a dream."
It's only been one day after Christmas, and I'm already hearing about all the new healthy ways to de-stress and start the new year off right by lovi...
"You feel your strength in the experience of pain." -Jim Morrison What is feeling tight and constricted today? Constriction is a place to start f...
A marathon is 26.2 miles in distance and takes the average runner approximately four to five hours to complete. In that amount of time and distance, a runner will shed roughly two pounds of body weight. Running a marathon is hard. Training for a marathon is even harder.
According to a recent survey performed by Greenberg Research: People in the United States are more likely to feel their stress increases rather than ...
Next time you catch yourself trying to control the uncontrollable, next time you feel tightness in your back as you strain to make something bend to your will, take a breath. Relax. Wait. Instead of forcing what you believe must happen, relax into the flow of what is emerging.
Clearly, Noah Webster never hunted for a non-existent parking space, cringed at his ATM balance or frantically vacuumed dog hair off the couch before guests arrived.
The spiritual path is the path of healing the ego, the mind, the wounded self, so that rather than our wounded self being in charge, we are able to re...
So much of our aliveness depends on how open we can remain. This piece looks at how we can let in what matters. Admitting Who We Are So how do we pa...
What if you just focused on one thing at a time? There's a dangerous myth out there about the benefits of multitasking. Don't believe the hype. I'm here to tell you that focusing on one thing at a time is the secret to feeling less overwhelmed.
My time as a volunteer isn't always fun -- there is usually time, energy and even money involved -- but it is always meaningful and gratifying.
We are all just looking for love and approval. This holiday season, the greatest gift we can give a difficult person -- and ourselves -- is to accept them fully, with love.
Silence speaks for the part of life that is beyond words, beyond description. Sitting for sometime in its sanctuary and we find a place within us that is centered, whole, a place of trust.
If someone has treated us badly, an inability to forgive will cause the situation to return to our mind again and again, each time loaded with intense emotions that can eat away at our own inner well-being. It is important to remember that forgiveness doesn't mean that we are condoning something that wasn't all right.
Most of us feel stressed but often don't realize how greatly it affects us. You've just begun a journey towards self-awareness. This insight will guide you to a more peaceful and centered life.
If our days begin in pandemonium, they're usually lived in pandemonium -- and when we look at things from this perspective, we see that the single biggest opportunity that we have to combat stress begins within the first 20 minutes or so of waking up.
When Scrooge casts off his mean and greedy persona, he embraces giving and turns his constrained life into a celebration.