In these hectic days we spend driving, walking, doing chores, etc., I find that one of the most motivational and efficient additions to my time is to listen to a podcast. I would like to share with you the most informative and motivational health and healing podcast that I have found. It is by a … More Podcasts
The Greater Good Science Center has just published their compilation of the best research from 2017 “for a better life.” From the cognitive benefit of music to the plurality and necessity of our emotions, it’s worth a read. Click here to check it out.
For almost all of us, the regular voice inside our heads is one of self-judgement, harshness, disappointment, criticism, negativity. Learning to overcome that voice in order to be kinder and gentler to yourself is a step toward maturity, for it allows the space for true growth and transformation. Living in a space of self love … More The Importance of Having a Practice
The point is: life comes with some sacrifice and some suffering, and we cannot escape the hardship. Happily enough, enduring the suffering and gamely making the sacrifices adds to the meaning with which we live our lives. It may not add to present moment happiness, but it gives us something more important, something more lasting: a reason to live. … More Living with meaning
In these bodies, we have a finite amount of time for living. Certainly our souls may be infinite – something about us surpasses time – but our bodies, they die. It is irrefutable. Therefore, in what way can one be sure one is living fully every moment of every day? And, what is the reason … More Engage!
As an energy healer for seven years now, I’ve consistently wondered what, exactly, helps us heal? What, exactly, causes the miraculous, spontaneous recoveries? What, exactly, speeds the process of healing? I’ve read and at times believed that our mental state does not matter, and, certainly, the body does have its own wisdom that surpasses rational … More The Optimum Mental State for Heali
Time and space feel like limits to this bodily, physical existence, but, in truth, they are but templates on which we create – and their very limits allow us to be integral parts of creation itself. Think of the space in which a lush forest grows. A flower seed falls onto the ground in one … More The necessity of time and space for growth and wholeness
I have always been interested in and inspired by the idea of meditation, yet the practice has never failed to challenge me. My mind wanders. My days are busy. I find reasons why I should be doing other things (“I should be learning something; I should be exercising; I should be cleaning the house; … More Meditation
If you have the right perspective , you realize, every morning upon waking, that this day is the first day of the rest of your life. You never know how many days you have left. You cannot be sure of the quality of your remaining days. You can, however, live this day well. You can … More Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Here in North Carolina, spring is booming (and blooming). Daffodils are in full force, crocuses, red buds are starting, spring peepers are calling all day and night, turtles are roaming, and spirits are rising. My reading lately has inspired me to remember the oneness of all things. Stephen Harrod Buhner’s book, The Secret Teachings of … More Spring thoughts