Something called for me to turn inward. I started to meditate and was immediately presented with what felt like every feeling I had suppressed over the past few years, every emotion that I had pushed aside, and every need that I had neglected.
In many countries you'll find excellent health care, with doctors and other practitioners who have studied at the world's best medical schools and hospitals.
Will you make a difference in someone's life this Thanksgiving weekend? Beyond the football, the turkey, family and friends, will you take the time to make someone's day?
Life tries to lure us into the open, the way sunlight opens a flower after a storm. This poem explores the life-force that calls to us. Nectar Like ...
Our senses -- touch, smell, taste, seeing, hearing, and intuition -- are how we experience ourselves and others. When we are stressed, we lose access to our senses, and therefore lose our ability to connect intimately, and our partners may give up in frustration.
We know our kids want our help and we want to help them. The challenge is bridging the gap in communication so we're able to reach them when they need it most. How do you get your child to open up to you in times of stress?
So today I challenge you to look back at your life, the times when you had to change the way you think, or you got up from the ashes of despair -- did those times teach you a lesson? Or the happy times when life was perfect and you didn't have a single worry on your mind?
Do you ever look into the future by starting with where you are? There's a saying, "As it is for you right now, well that's your tomorrow." This is...
I'd talk myself out of my own feelings because they seemed so out of place to where everyone else was. So I'd simply go along with it and only express my frustrations vaguely to a few select people in fear that my irritation was somehow "wrong."
Your goal is to shift how you perceive and react to a button-pushing person. To do that, you need to replace the negative-seeking lens through which you view this person for a positive one.
Our true being lies not in the reality of our separated, isolated existence, but in our unity with and relatedness to others. So community is simply our natural state. We seek it not only to find others but to find our true selves.
When I finally left the company of these strong women, I was extremely happy but emotionally drained. I didn't understand why; yes, I had shed a lot of tears made a lot of connections but would that really be a cause me to be emotional?
he millennials are accomplishing great things. But too many of them look inside only to peer into a void that we, at least in part, have helped to create. In our efforts to push our kids ahead, we have forgotten to ask why pushing ahead is important in the first place.
When I was a child, maybe 10 or 11, I would tell my mother that something bad was going to happen -- and she would say, "Oh, everybody feels that way." Now that I've grown up, moved away, found a smart therapist and started raising my own daughter, I understand that everyone doesn't feel that way. But people with anxiety do, and I happen to be one of those people.
My advice has always been that if you can't manage your time efficiently enough to give each person and each project your complete attention then don't try to multitask. Give your all to each call.
This fall, Atria published my new book of spiritual inquiry, The Endless Practice: Becoming Who You Were Born to Be. It's a journey that explores the ...
Glenn Markman (aka Glenno) graciously and naturally taught those boys how to be men, how not to be afraid of laughter or tears. He exemplified how to life a joyful life. Here are some lessons I gleaned from Glenno...
Developing the techniques and skills to avoid feeling overwhelmed and relieving it if it happens are key to solving the problem. Here are a few of the habits I've learned and teach that are a good start to getting a handle on it.
For many the debate whether there is an other side, if Heaven is real, is over. There are now studies, Near Death Experiences shared in best-selling b...
So as you move into the holidays, I invite you to stay focused on your ultimate freedom. Notice the effect stress has on your life. Stop when you feel stress taking over and breathe slowly and deeply until you feel free again.