Various forces bigger than ourselves -- perhaps most of all marketing and pop culture - shape our goals without us realizing it, guiding our lives for us, often in directions that, were we to think about it, we would want to resist. Life becomes, for instance, a series of consumer decisions based on our preferences for this or that experience, or a mad race for some vaguely-defined "success."
Intuitive coaches and best-selling authors Wendy DeRosa and Tamara Star offer practical advice on counteracting this stressful world. Are you fee...
Peace is the presence that lives within you. Through all the phases and all the places, it is a deep well that feeds your soul. In the quiet of the night, in the pause of the day, in nature, on the yoga mat, running or in the most unexpected places, you can access your peace.
Here are some of the qualities that I am grateful for in my friends. While different people have different qualities, just thinking about them makes me smile. Take a look and see which ones you can match to the people in your lives.
A few years ago I lost my job. It was a terrible time. I was angry and afraid. I didn't know how I would make money? What else could I do? My fears about age and not having the right skills ran me.
Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.
Enjoy going to a wedding or two this summer. Have fun, drink champagne and eat cake, but don't consume yourself with what someone else's wedding vows mean about your own life. Your life is wonderful, and it is wholly yours.
One thing for sure: an attitude of optimism energizes any effort and propels you forward.
Waiting for something or someone to give you what you want in your life is abdication of your free will and choice. Yet we've all had occasions when w...
We all look at failure, be it in love or business, as a negative thing. But if we turn the glass around and look at it from another perspective, all these failures are essential and are the springboard to the success we have today.
Prior to my burnout, I said yes to everything. There was nothing I couldn't do, nothing I wouldn't do for my job. If I'm being honest with myself, what it all came down to was me not wanting to give anyone else the opportunity to say yes.
He stepped outside. He looked up at the top of a tree. He listened to a bird sing. He inhaled and, for the first time in a long time, heard and felt the intake of breath through his nose and the stream of air as it left his mouth.
We need to be influenced to feel happiness and love, influenced to deeply care for someone other than ourselves, influenced to better ourselves while we better those around us.
Negativity Negativity, what is that? Why do some of us let this powerful force spiral us downward into a void of darkness and negativity, sucking the...
There are more ways to gain weight than you can imagine. Eating too much and lack of exercise are the most well known, while lack of sleep is largely underrated.
Healthy self-love is the balance between low self-esteem (a lack of self-love) and grandiosity (inflated, false self-love that is actually an overcompensation for a lack of true self-love).