Update via The New York Times: “Do you have chronic sleep problems? You may be able to significantly improve your ability to get a restful night of sleep by practicing a popular form of meditation, a rigorous new study shows.” the full article. ~ One of the main causes of insomnia is that our minds are […]Lire la suite de "A Bed time meditation to help overcome insomnia"
There are hidden treasures in life that we can discover if we just look a little deeper. We do so much in our culture to avoid being alone. There are hundreds of ways we can distract ourselves from this very moment. Our world has actually been designed to do this. It has currently been constructed […]Lire la suite de "Romancing aloneness : How to be alone"
“The archetype of spirit in the shape of a man, hobgoblin, or animal always appears in a situation where insight, understanding, good advice, determination, planning, etc., are needed but cannot be mustered on one’s own resources.” ~ Carl Jung We do not choose our spirit animal—our spirit animal chooses us. There is so much to […]Lire la suite de "Find and connect with your spirit animal"
“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand-new hours are before me. I vow to live fully each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.” Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist monks wake up every morning, at approximately 4 a.m. while the stars are still out and the world appears to be peacefully […]Lire la suite de "A simple buddhist guide to having a mindful morning"
I was sitting in a school board meeting. Things were getting heated. Voices were rising and heads were shaking as egos battled it out, and there was no agreement on the proposed motion. I was agitated, and felt wronged as my opinion was being ignored. I was ready to scream at the next person who would […]Lire la suite de "5 attributes of emotionally intelligent people"
Listening to what’s in your heart and feels right in your cells In this very busy and technological world, teaching how we are all interconnected requires a sense of knowing the sound of truth. When we hear truth our cells respond. It sounds like a note sung perfectly in key. This sound aligns our cells […]Lire la suite de "6 Steps to Develop a Spiritual Practice"