This is an essential question because it gets to the heart of many arguments about why it is that people behave the way they do. Stress is not an excuse to behave badly but when we feel stressed, we need to recognize it and take healthy steps to alleviate it. The answer is basically yes,
Christmas happens in 11 days. Hannukah begins tomorrow at sunset. No matter which holiday you celebrate, there are simple steps that you can take today to ensure that you close out this year happier and open the new year with a joyful perspective. The Dalai Lama teaches us that happiness ought to be our primary
Step 1–stomp your foot! Step 2–own the feelings that you are having and make sure you are accountable to yourself for them! Step 3–your leg should be talking back to you for stomping, telling you it is not happy about the residual feeling, your ownership of your feelings ought to have you motivated to be
It is the relationships that we have in this life experience that give it true value and depth–not cash, not cars, not fabulous vacations. Each of those are fabulous, we all enjoy them but they leave us empty if there is no one with whom to share them. So how is it that you find
Several years ago, I was invited to book a massage appointment with someone described to me as a yoga teacher from Tibet. I made the appointment and didn’t know much other than this was a Tibetan monk and that the experience would be just that – an experience. It was. A man of small physical
Really? Another post about winter? I thought this series was scheduled to run every Saturday–it is now Sunday! What’s up? 68 degrees and sunny on Saturday is what was up. I spent time reclining in the sun, enjoying my yard and all the little things popping their heads up out of the ground–jonquils, hyacinth, tulips.
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I’ve come across this approach in a very serendipitous manner. I have found it to be a blessing. This is something I am eager to share because I am seeing results! Nick Ortner and his sister, Jessica, are genuinely giving and loving people–smart too and so filled with compassion. The article below comes straight
Have you ever felt it? Do you recollect the image of yourself as a complete idiot? Do you wonder where you fit in this life? I hope your answer, the one deep inside of your heart, mind, and soul is affirmative. Why? Because there is no one on the planet who has not had this
Most often, people who have the experiences of feeling so out of sorts that it is identified as panic and/or anxiety, wish they would die rather than have to continue having the experience. There is a strong desire to escape from it–at almost any cost. This line of thinking and the approach generally lead to
We are truly all about our head and what it is that is taking place inside of it. Make note that we keep it encased in a hard shell to protect it from exposure and the elements of life that would otherwise damage this tender organ. Why then are we we so reckless with it?