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What to do when family health crisis strikes

Be prepared so goes the motto. But how to prepare for the unexpected when a family member is hurt or becomes seriously ill? A crisis of any kind generally occurs suddenly and unexpectedly. How we respond and communicate in moments of stress can make all the difference to our own well being as well as to the well being of a…read more →

Point one finger

We all have a favorite saying. I hear myself repeat this one a lot: Point one finger at someone else and the other four are pointing back at you. In the blame shame game who wins? I’ve been hearing a lot of people say that they want to bring more peace and love into the world. Imagine how light we…read more →

Feelings are not facts

Jealousy, anger, insecurity, fear… we have all experienced these emotions. Sometimes we believe and identify with negative feelings and begin to believe we really are these things – Jealous, Angry, Insecure, Fearful – when in reality, these are just feelings that are constantly changing. Feelings are not facts. Emotional awareness – an awareness of how we feel, not who we…read more →

Mindfulness…it only takes a moment

Give yourself a mindful moment… give yourself the world Daily Prescription: Mindful Meditative Practice. Why bother? cultivate kindness toward ourselves and the rest of the world enhance mental and physical agility better sleep, digestion, physical and sexual function cultivate tranquility, joy, and resilience in daily life awareness of our mind, body, and spirit awareness of reality acceptance of differences between ourselves and others I hear you already……read more →

Emotions are useful messengers

Is it hard to make arrangements with yourself? Dancing as fast as you can? Juggling home, work, school and the little details of every day can wipe you out if your first aid kit doesn’t include effective stress and time management tools. Simple band-aids won’t always do the trick. Managing stress and time just isn’t good enough. Like putting a…read more →

Food labels…Read between the lines

There’s always a lot of talk about duplicity in the marketing of food. Generally what you find in a box is in some way processed and its freshness compromised or diluted down. Fresh food is just that, fresh. Nourishment is an inside job, what we put in affects how we look and feel. Making good choices gets harder when pretty…read more →

Beg to differ, Mr. President

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” —Thomas Jefferson Is that so? Let’s challenge this historic theory. What can’t we change? Other people. External influences. Nature’s due course. However, there is one thing that can help any man, (and woman, or…read more →

Get out of Pain Pass…Free!

Ever notice that the voice inside your head has a mind of its own? One moment it’s raving on optimistically, cheering you on, and the next it has taken on the persona of the Boogeyman, filling you full of fears and self -doubt? When we get stuck in the middle of our own monkey mind discourse, the opposing forces of…read more →

Overcoming obstacles

Ready to challenge core beliefs about the way you are living your life? Evidence based science has proven that the brain has plasticity. This makes it undeniably possible for new neural networks to form, creating infinite possibilities for experiencing and expressing consciousness. To some, consciousness is a phenomenon, beyond the brain or the body. And yet, as humans, we have…read more →