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 […]
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 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.
Asian cultures have appreciated something called Wabi Sabi for centuries. Wabi Sabi is 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, dog […]
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.
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 […]
The way we do anything is the way we do everything. Holding on to just in case is lack energy and slows the flow of your life. Clearing out and trusting releases stuck energy and releases excess weight. I’ve seen it time and time again.
When people reminded me that time heals all wounds and this too shall pass after my break up, I wanted to kick them in the teeth. If you’re experiencing the I-can’t-get-out-of-bed heartache or the I’ll-never-feel-like-me-again heart break, you know what I’m talking about. At this point, if it’s truly over, you’re going to need to […]
Let’s face it, we’ve all feared that we’re going to mess up, not be liked, or even be rejected at times, and in order to compensate we fake it until we make it don’t we? The problem is: while we might think we’re managing or hiding our insecurities most of the time, the people around […]
I hear women question openly: What’s wrong with men? Why can’t they shoot straight? Why can’t they communicate?
Most of us spend our days seeking happiness as if happiness were a destination or golden prize at the end of long journey. I believe happiness isn’t something to achieve or a reward for a life well lived ~I believe happiness is a point of view. And it’s an interesting point of view isn’t it? […]
Pleasure is a muscle that must be formed and exercised to become habitual. When we become pleasure seeking people creating pleasure and joy in the ordinary~ life becomes extraordinary.
I realized that after times of stress we become conditioned to look for what’s wrong instead of what’s right, and if we don’t stop ourselves, this pattern of thinking becomes habit and sadly, this habit becomes our life.
Is it healthy to love unconditionally? Compassion for yourself and unconditional love go hand in hand. — All spiritual teachers have pointed to unconditional love as the path to freedom; yet too often we mix up unconditional love with abusive love. Compassion for yourself and unconditional love go hand in hand. In its healthiest […]
It may sound crazy, but the amazing brain with its many functions and miracles, really does dictate your life experience.
Here’s my interview on Eat, Drink, Explore Radio out of Northern California. The host Randol was a blast. ~Photo via photo credit: ChrisCarpenter via photopin cc
Via Elephant Journal They say there’s no such thing as a bad yoga class, but there certainly are dangerous ones. As a yogi, I look at each class as an opportunity to actually “practice” my yoga. This means if I don’t love the teacher, the music, the flow or the style, I remind myself that yoga […]
Why Are We So Bored When We Get What We Want?
Her huge head and fierce brown eyes were less than an arm’s length away and I thought to myself: “seriously? THIS is how I’m going to die?”
Her snorts were drowned out by my screams as I felt the wind from her hooves skimming the small space between us while pinned against that front door, no where to escape.
11 Ways to emotionally thrive in this ever changing fast paced world.
Feng Shui for attracting love. The most important corner of your home and any room is the relationship corner.
When we enhance the positive of our homes and limit the negative, this energy can flow unrestrained in harmonious ways. Health, money and love come easier and our homes suddenly feel like the refuge from the world they were meant to be.
You might be surprised. Often we are to blame for our own bad relationship. Here’s how to avoid it.
Your mantra while doing this? “If I don’t use it, I’m going to lose it. I’m not going to keep things just in case.
I trust the universe will provide me with what I need when I need it. There is someone out there that needs this more than me and will use this rather than my keeping it just in case.”
This post is the other side of the coin, and no I’m not going to shame anyone. I vote for peace between the sexes by honoring our differences. I can’t possibly speak for all women but I can tell you, most of us are tired of being labeled.
Ah a new season! And it seems right now is the time to hit the universal reset button for new beginnings and fresh starts. If you’re not wanting to hire a coach or sign up for a life makeover, keep reading. I’m going to show you how to take charge of your own life, and get your own do over.
7 years ago mine 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: my money, […]
How to help when disasters strike. The answer may surprise you.
In a society that seems to have given up on long term relationships, we’ve lost our desire to make things last. Most of us consider our current love to be Mr or Mrs right Now versus Mr or Mrs right, and dispose of the relationship in the first sign of irritation. Patience has been groomed […]