meditation

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

The following article has been excerpted from 8 Minute Meditation by Victor Davich, the manual for an eight-week meditation program...
December 18, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

THE MONK’S TALE: Enjoy your slice of happiness while you have it

THE MONK’S TALE: Enjoy your slice of happiness while you have it

Excerpted from The Monk’s Tale: Stories about Happiness by Nathan Tamblyn, in which the author philosophizes on the transient...
December 7, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

LUMINOSITY: Celebrate the Light of your soul—even at work!

LUMINOSITY: Celebrate the Light of your soul—even at work!

The following article is excerpted from Ignite CALM: Achieving Bliss in Your Work, a practical guide to exercising Creativity, Authenticity,...
December 3, 2014 × 0 comments

contemplations

BUMPER STICKER WISDOM III: Lessons learned from the back of a car

BUMPER STICKER WISDOM III: Lessons learned from the back of a car

As I stated in the initial installment of this series, I find a lot of wisdom in bumper stickers and keep a list of them handy for...
December 2, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

IN THE MIDST OF GRIEF: Finding gratitude through play

IN THE MIDST OF GRIEF: Finding gratitude through play

Excerpted from The Grateful Life: The Secret to Happiness and the Science of Contentment, a book that outlines the benefits that...
November 28, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Attraction depends on more than a profile or questionnaire

DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Attraction depends on more than a profile or questionnaire

The following article is excerpted from The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter by...
November 27, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

PUT YOUR WHOLE SELF IN: Learning to be fully present, alive and awake at all times

PUT YOUR WHOLE SELF IN: Learning to be fully present, alive and awake at all times

Excerpt from When Did You Die? 8 Steps to Stop Dying Every Day and Start Waking Up by Temple Hayes, a how-to guide for those individuals...
November 13, 2014 × 1 comment

communication

TIME AND THE WRITER: A meditation on the transcendence experienced through writing

TIME AND THE WRITER: A meditation on the transcendence experienced through writing

Is it possible to tinker with the present, the way an author can tinker with the past when writing a story or narrative based on actual...
November 8, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

OVERCOMING ANXIETY: How to handle anxiety disorders

OVERCOMING ANXIETY: How to handle anxiety disorders

If you have an anxiety disorder, you’re pretty good at feeling nervous and afraid. Think of all the energy you have used up...
November 5, 2014 × 0 comments