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Ronit Herzfeld
Ronit Herzfeld, M.S.W. is a psychotherapist, social activist and spiritual teacher whose life's work is devoted to alleviating human suffering by guiding people to discover their own life's purpose.

Her need to understand how humans are capable of such great love and devastating destruction has led her on a lifelong inquiry into the workings of the human body, mind, heart and soul. Building on 25 years of clinical practice and spiritual work, Ronit now uses technology to create innovative tools such as the AWARENESS iPhone app to help people around the world develop greater awareness into the workings of their minds, and shift to the next level of human consciousness.

Ronit has worked with the European Parliament and His Holiness the Dalai Lama to bring awareness to the plight of the Tibetan people. She also cofounded the Integral Institute, a think tank organization headed by the philosopher Ken Wilber. Her social activism has led her to Haiti, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Learn more about Ronit’s incredible experiences and share her wisdom by visiting her website and following her blog at, and through her Facebook page

Entries by Ronit Herzfeld

We Need Each Other!

(4) Comments | Posted March 7, 2013 | 11:52 AM

I recently got back from a business trip to San Francisco where I met some truly extraordinary people. It is inspiring to see so many of us working toward the betterment of humanity. I met people who are focusing on renewable energy, promoting peace between people and mother earth, fostering...

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Formula for Transformation

(2) Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 3:17 PM

I am sure you have heard of the saying, "There is nothing you can't do if you put your mind to it." And I am sure a part of you believes that in theory, but what the heck does it mean in practice?

We all have things about ourselves...

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It's Time for a New Type of Leadership

(3) Comments | Posted September 26, 2011 | 4:14 PM

It's not about disappointment with President Obama, or disgust with Congress, nor is it about the impotence of the UN or other world leaders; it is about recognizing that we are at a juncture in human development that calls for a whole new type of leadership -- collaborative leadership. This...

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Sex and Love Can Come Together

(3) Comments | Posted May 24, 2011 | 4:42 PM

With sex all around us, oozing out of our televisions, theaters, magazines, fashion, on the streets, one would think we are the most sexually informed, open and comfortable nation on the planet. We manage to connect sex to just about anything we sell, buy, eat, smell, see, or touch. It...

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Do You Think You Have Free Will?

(334) Comments | Posted February 24, 2011 | 7:45 AM

Do you think you have free will?

If you do, then why are you eating that cookie when you know you shouldn't? Why are you staying in an unhappy marriage, enduring a boring job, tolerating a toxic friendship? Why do you continue to scream at your children in spite of...

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Unplug and Recharge: Are You Living in a Techno-Daze?

(17) Comments | Posted February 10, 2011 | 8:01 AM

Last week my friend "Julie" and I finally went out to dinner. I had not seen her for a couple of months and we were particularly excited to have a chance to spend some quality time together. No sooner did we sit down at our table than out came her...

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The Three Faces of Anger: Which One Is Yours?

(26) Comments | Posted January 31, 2011 | 8:07 AM

Holding onto anger is like grasping onto a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. You are the one who gets burned. -- Buddha

Anger is one of the most powerful emotions human beings love to judge... and ignore. Because we don't like to deal with...

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You Are Not Uniquely Disturbed

(4) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 8:25 AM

Have you ever wished you were inside somebody else's head? Of course you have. If you stop to think about it right now, you could probably come up with several people whose minds you wish you could read. If you are interviewing for a job, you probably would love to...

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The Ultimate New Year's Resolution: Master Your Feelings

(23) Comments | Posted January 5, 2011 | 7:38 AM

Happy New Year! It's that time of the year where many people want to start anew. There is a feeling of optimism and much discussion about how to stick to New Year's resolutions this year. I suggest that there is one resolution you can make that will determine your success...

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Vision: Can Human Beings Drop Their Divisive, Reactionary Thinking and Move to a Higher Level?

(47) Comments | Posted December 26, 2010 | 6:13 PM

Why does so much of our political and social discourse devolve into extreme positions with little or no ability for each side to hear the other? Why are we continually reacting to conflict in the same unproductive or destructive ways? Given the multitude of challenges facing us and our planet,...

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Can Technology Push Human Consciousness Forward?

(74) Comments | Posted December 23, 2010 | 7:57 AM

When I received an e-mail announcing the "Creating a Spiritually Inspired Future" event at the Urban Zen Center, with Arianna Huffington moderating a conversation between Deepak Chopra and Andrew Cohen, I immediately signed up and told all my friends about it. I am an ambassador of the heart...

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