mind-spirit

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,...
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...
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...
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...
November 13, 2014 × 1 comment

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...
November 5, 2014 × 0 comments

contemplations

SUNRISE, SUNSET: Inspirational ways to offer gratitude to the sun

SUNRISE, SUNSET: Inspirational ways to offer gratitude to the sun

The following excerpts are from Kim Weiss’ book Sunrise, Sunset: 52 Weeks of Awe & Gratitude, a book filled with...
November 4, 2014 × 0 comments