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Want to Save the World? Rise Up Within Yourself.

Want to save the world? Rise up within yourself.  When you see ignorance, speak the words of truth tangled in your throat. When you witness despair, heal those internal broken parts cast aside and forgotten. When you know a heartless world filled with forgotten people, reclaim your past hidden in

How Not to Make Love Suck

Love — obviously a hot and tricky topic — Good love takes time and effort to be strong and lasting, yet love can also be fragile and seems to fall apart when the ball gets dropped in these eight common ways: 1. Skimming over past pain. This one is a biggie.

5 Things Every Woman Needs to Drop.

We women are masters of change. We’re also masters of beating ourselves up daily. Self-improvement is one thing, but self abuse is quite another. Here are five things every woman needs to give up, leave behind and drop. 1. Waiting for Mr./Mrs. right to come along before making major life plans. Too

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice.

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

Family Dynamics Got you Down? Holiday Survival 101.

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

Removing Digital Clutter

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

7 Habits of Highly Unhappy People – Tamara Star

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

6 Life Tweaks to Happiness- A Life Detox.

“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

Self-Care in the Time of Chaos.

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

8 Simple ways happy couples stay happy

8 Simple Ways Happy Couples Stay Happy.

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:

How to Age Well Emotionally.

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

Falling Apart to Beat Self Sabotage.

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

8 Ways to Survive a Breakup.

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

Reboot Your Life: An Interview

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.

Change One Thing, Change Everything.

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.

Why it Takes Balls to Be Happy.

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.

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