Whether you experienced the original wound of poor mothering or the first hints of wounding that happened way back in grade school, it seems we’ve all been touched by the hurt of another female.Some of us heal, while others of us remain forever hurt inside — scared to once again trust.
After the recent terrorism attacks, it doesn’t take a negative personality to wonder if our world is going to hell. So how can we stay balanced and what can we do? Well, first we can start with what not to do.
Have you ever experienced your day and your mood getting ambushed by circumstances outside your control?
Unless you live high upon a mountaintop in a cave far, far away, I’m betting your answer is yes.
Work, clean, workout, kids, career, groceries, spouses, bills, friends, commitments, and repeat.
Whether we’re married or single, working or in school, there just doesn’t seem to be much time for self-care anymore.
Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced with
There are key differences between happy people and unhappy people. Here are habits we can all practice daily and when times get tough.
I often teach about happiness and what has become exceedingly clear is this: there are 7 qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered. According to Psychology Today, University of California researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky states: “40% of our of our capacity for happiness is within our power to change”. If this is true and it is, there’s […]
Love is obviously a hot and tricky topic, and while we can all agree good love takes time and effort, love seems to fall apart quickly when the ball is dropped and laziness creeps in.
Here are eight things happy couples do to keep this from happening:
Have you recently gone through a break up? Whether this break up was your idea or your partner’s, it really doesn’t matter does it? There’s no greater pain than watching the hopes and dreams you shared between the two of you disintegrate before your eyes. What I’m not going to give you is a bunch […]
Via Writer Amy Segreti: Let me be clear: Tamara Star is a total wonder woman wrapped up into a gorgeous, tall, sometimes shy, fiercely feminine package. She is also my friend; I believe in her deeply, and she’s created a truly special 40-Day Personal Reboot program just in time for the swift-moving, productive energy waves of Fall. She’s put her heart and soul into it, and I wanted to share it with you through an exclusive interview with her.
You say you want happiness. We all do. But the truth is, you’re scared shitless of it. Completely bat shit crazy of having it because lo and behold if you get it, if you experience it and get used to experiencing it, you just might lose it. Here’s a little 411 for you: so am I, and so is everyone.
I don’t need to tell you that stress is a killer, but I do need to share with you that like happiness, stress is a choice. How we respond to any situation in life is dictated by our habits and our beliefs. Here are 50 ways to leave your stress, and while none involve getting […]
Unfortunately, too many of us make a brief effort and then go on auto pilot forgetting that it takes consistent practice to master the art of love; yet when we do make the effort, we create a masterpiece that never grows boring to look at.
Well, it’s undeniable that winter is looming. Days are growing shorter and the dark nights have grown longer.
Here are 10 ways to stay well this winter.
Being a a loving compassionate person has nothing to do with slumming it vibrationally.
Making use of this introspective dark time in a fast moving world is what maximizes the fertility of the season. When we take care of ourselves through the winter months and take note of nature’s dormant period, we emerge into the springtime recharged and refreshed rather than drained, bored, and, well, larger than before.
Sometimes life blows up doesn’t it? 7 years ago my own life did and I survived. I make it a rule to never take advice from someone who hasn’t been there, so I’ll share with you what happened, and then I’ll share how I got through my own personal tunnel of hell. In a 30 […]
I hear women question openly: What’s wrong with men? Why can’t they shoot straight? Why can’t they communicate?
It may sound crazy, but the amazing brain with its many functions and miracles, really does dictate your life experience.
11 Ways to emotionally thrive in this ever changing fast paced world.
Domestic Violence outside the obvious signs of physical abuse such as pushing, grabbing, and hitting can be subtle.
Cleopatra was known for her milk and honey baths and from what history reports, she was one beautiful babe.
Here are 10 things you’ll need to give up in exchange for your happiness.
Society has always been the strongest motivator to conform. It starts in grade school. Gather two or more together and there will be rules. If we know them, we can save ourselves a lot of trouble down the road, but when do these rules start to inhibit the women that we really are? When do they go too far and actually suppress the feminine in order to control us?
Vacations and ManCations change our perspective, but most of us are afraid to take them. Why? Because we might miss out on something while we’re away. Psychologists agree: Taking a break from life’s routine is as important as a good night’s sleep. Having time to reflect and reevaluate allows us to return to life refreshed […]
Traditionally Autumn is a time of abundant color, pumpkins and squash, heartier harvest meals, and cozy sweaters, yet too often we forget that it’s also a time of fertile transition.
August. It’s hot and the summer flower pots look tired. While I’m not ready for cold weather, I am ready for a shift away from this heat and this energy. As the moon came through my window last night, I remembered another 28 days had passed. Change is coming. For three days prior and three […]
Red hot holy rage twisted up my spine like slithering snakes log-jamming my throat as I wanted to scream for all of my sisters, scream for all of my brothers, and scream for our children who stand to inherit our mess.
In a culture known for selling fast, nutritionally empty food, our society is filled with plenty of empty headed preaching evangelist’s looking for hungry followers, and there’s more than enough of us willing to pull up a cafeteria tray and listen.
Experiencing a dark bout of worry in the middle of the night or while trying to relax is something most of us are no stranger to. Here’s how to get yourself out of it and back to peace again.
The anti-aging industry is a 2.5 Billion dollar industry. Kind of takes your breath away doesn’t it? The truth is, we all want to look our healthiest and if you’re starting to show your age a bit, you’d probably like to look a bit more radiant. Even though we try our best to eat healthy, […]
Morning smoothies are easy on the go nutritional breakfast options, but just like energy bars, not all smoothies are alike.
Maybe the second half isn’t so much about what we want to do, but what we won’t do anymore.
There was never an off switch, there was always something more to do, and I never felt satisfied with a job well done because there were always a zillion more things to get done.
There’s an old saying: What you see is what you get. Science has now proven that
You found us right after college, chased us through our careers, into our relationships, and finally pinned us down after the fall.
Today was an ass kicker kind of a day. I’m talking the accidentally get your foot stuck in a horse stirrup and be dragged face down in the dirt sort of day. Astrologers tell me that the crap you want to leave behind in life comes up in your face right before your birthday, and […]
Expressed in holy ways it transforms and heals.
He’s attractive, kind, nice and giving, so what’s the problem? Why do we shut down sexually and put him in the friend zone?
What I’m about to share with you is the antithesis of everything we’re taught. As I opened one manhole of dark memories, another would appear before my eyes and I dove in willingly- I had nothing to lose because I was already lost.
Forget new year’s resolutions! Here are 3 things to launch you into the new year with grace.
Today- the shortest day of the year heralds the return of light here in the northern hemisphere. Can you feel it? Regardless of where you are, today’s daylight is fleeting and the dark stillness of winter is calling. Even as we light our candles and Christmas lights to offset the darkness, springtime still feels eons away; yet tomorrow the […]
I don’t care? Stay with me here… This isn’t about giving up on caring for others, the planet, or what really matters, it’s about something entirely different. We don’t have to dig deep to hear of the unfolding of the feminine inside all of us. Feminine as in balanced feminine, not femme fatale weak and helpless. For me? I got […]
The holidays are upon us and if we’re not careful, so is burnout. Foods we don’t usually eat, later nights than usual, holiday expectations, family dynamics and the financial stress of gift buying can send even the strongest person right over the edge. It’s no surprise so many of us start the new year feeling exhausted […]
Let’s talk about the overwhelming, exhausting amount of digital clutter you have in your life. Remember when you first got mail? It was fun and exciting to see who sent mail every morning wasn’t it? Remember Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle? Email was exciting, even romantic. And now? (sound of record scratching!) It’s exhausting. […]
Change isn’t easy, if it were we wouldn’t have to try, we’d just do.
Changing is like shaking up one of those jars filled with sand and water.
Do you Have the Balls to Be Happy? An Interview with LaGrande Green, former Oprah producer and 4 time Emmy winner. On his new Podcast radio station: BOLD I was asked how this article came to be, what happiness really is, and most importantly, what happiness is not. LeGrande Green interviews Tamara Star, the creator […]
My recent interview on the morning news station 4BC – Fairfax Radio Network out of Australia. Have a listen to the interview by clicking the link at the bottom of their post. Working to be happy Posted by: Gordon Campbell | 9 October, 2014 – 12:50 PM 4BC Afternoons: Happiness is not an end point destination – […]
If compassion is our key to peace, I believe familiarity- whether real or perceived- breeds enough patience to find that key.
Do you feel like you’ve lost your youthful glow? Is your life becoming routine and well- just blah? You’re not alone. American author and humorist Mark Twain once wrote: “Wrinkles merely mark where smiles have been”. That’s all fine and dandy, but in today’s world, wrinkling is only one sign of youth fading away from our […]