Now that Halloween is in our rear view mirror, we’re speeding towards the holidays and if we’re not careful, to the destination of 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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein Even though we know Albert Einstein was right, most of us continue to do the same old things and think the same old thoughts, while hoping for life to be different. We do the things we do because habits […]
Work, clean, workout, kids, career, groceries, spouses, bills, friends, commitments, and repeat. Whether you’re married or single, there just isn’t much time for self-care anymore is there? Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced with quick glimpses of emails, […]
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.
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:
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 – […]
Studies have shown that the brain displays increased activity for up to 90 minutes after looking at any device, and hormonal levels elevate long after being online or having cellular connection to the degree that mimics addiction.
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 […]
I’m sitting here in front of a fire much like this one with a laptop upon my lap, realizing we’re within a few hours of Autumn Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere – a time of transition. Traditionally Autumn is a time of abundant color, pumpkins and squash, heartier harvest meals, and cozy sweaters; yet […]
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.
When we experience the freedom that arrives and the burst of energy that returns, we no longer question the effect every area of our life has on all aspects of our happiness. We are not divided beings. We’re whole and we’re all connected.
Can you feel it lately? It’s intense and most of us are wondering what the hell is going on. Here’s how to ground yourself and cope.
Do you always end summers with regrets of what you didn’t do? Well, summer’s not over just yet. We might be heading full steam ahead towards the end of summer, but don’t despair, we’ve got lots more opportunities to squeeze the last bit of juice out of this warm season. Here are a few ideas […]
We’re told the law of attraction is key to getting everything we want in life, but here’s a dirty little secret only a few people know: the law of SUBtraction is where it’s at.
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.
New relationships mean new opportunities for love and happiness; they also mean new chances to miss the mark. Keep yourself savvy by avoiding these five common dating mistakes.
Sometimes the money just isn’t worth the price of peace we find ourselves paying.
Who couldn’t use a little more money flow in life? If you want to get things moving in your money arena, decluttering, organizing and clearing out the old are my favorite Feng Shui tips for creating more abundance in life. What is Feng Shui? Feng Shui is the 5,000 year old Asian art of placement. […]
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.
It’s been said that if you carry old bricks from your past relationship into your new one, you will build the same house that fell before.
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Asian cultures have appreciated something called Wabi Sabi for centuries. Wabi Sabi translates as the beauty of imperfect perfection. Nothing lasts, nothing is finished and nothing is perfect. Think of the slightly irregular handmade pottery bowl, or the flower arrangement with one tulip drooping. Right now as I lay on the floor surrounded by pillows […]
Ahh, 365 days are behind us and we’re standing on the threshold of a fresh start aren’t we? It’s human nature to want to clear the slate and start over on the new year, as we all long to leave behind what no longer works, what no longer serves us, and instead set lofty goals […]
Being a a loving compassionate person has nothing to do with slumming it vibrationally.
There are a zillion books on love — obviously a hot and tricky topic– and while I agree that good love takes time and effort, I also know that love falls apart because we drop the ball in 8 common ways.
Today, the shortest day of the year heralds the return of light here in the northern hemisphere. Tomorrow the cosmic wheel turns as winter solstice arrives and with it, the return of our sunlight. NOW is the time to dive deep into your own psyche-your own shadowed darkness- and remember that the light inside of you […]
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.
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 day period I lost it all. […]