Three Surprising Tips to Promote Inner Peace

  We’re all pretty aware of the common suggestions for increasing inner peace and reducing stress: exercise, meditate, eat well, and get enough sleep—all fantastic and vital aspects of well-being. But, there’s so much more we can do to support ourselves. Here are my top 3 unexpected tips for creating inner-peace. 1. Optimize your vitamin D [Read More...]

The F Word: Faith

Have you ever had an experience where life bends over backward to get you to grow? I’m experiencing this now. I’m super-analytical, logical, and grounded. When challenged, I think, and think, and then think some more. I futurize and foresee every possible outcome, often in ways that feel like they’re happening in the present. I [Read More...]

The Best Revenge and How to do it

Every challenge presents an opportunity to forgive. If you refuse this opportunity, you continue to suffer and keep the pain alive. It’s common for decades old injuries to bleed fresh when you’re carrying the burden of unforgiveness. Who suffers most from the anger, pain, or resentment you feel? You, always you. Forgiveness benefits the forgiver [Read More...]

How to Create Peace from Chaos

My last journey through crisis was messy. I was blindsided, and up until then I’d managed most of my life with two qualities: logic and action. Both were of very little use at the bedside of an ailing life-partner. Logic didn’t help the hole in my center, and no action could retrieve the past. It [Read More...]

My Worst Nightmare is Back

On a personal note… A couple of months ago, my mother was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance—just like my then husband, over a decade ago. She presented with a variety of neurological deficits—just as my husband did. During this time, she’s been in the same hospital that I watched the man and life [Read More...]

A Radical Approach to Prayer

Most spiritual and religious people agree that God is within us. “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”~Luke 17:21 “If you search for God within you, with all earnestness, you will surely be able to find him.”~Sai Baba Gita “You are of God, little [Read More...]

How to live a regret free life

At the end of your life, will you be satisfied and content with how you’ve lived? The bad news is that unless you discover and abide by your heart’s desires, the answer will likely be no. The good news is that you’re alive and it’s not too late to create a regret-free life. Earlier this [Read More...]

Can you happy yourself healthy?

Nothing happens in a vacuum; there is connection at every level. Every act impacts someone or something else. This is true within our bodies too. Cellular biologist and epigenetics pioneer, Bruce Lipton, has beautifully presented the science behind the connection between our beliefs and our physical health. Bruce states that our bodies are always in [Read More...]

Top 10 Myths About Meditation

Recently, I shared my meditation practice and the impact it’s had on my life with a new friend. She was intrigued, but her demeanor immediately changed. I noticed her becoming more cautious in her word and subject choices, as though she was in the company of someone who wasn’t as human as she. To bring [Read More...]

How to transmute pain into purpose

  A woman died. She wasn’t ready to go. There was so much left to complete. Driver’s licenses, graduations, careers and new families haven’t happened, yet. Her home, marriage and career weren’t the way she wanted. She was in the middle of life, she wasn’t ready. We all — in the end — die in [Read More...]