mind-spirit

personal growth

THE FIXER AND THE TAO: Everything is perfect exactly as it is

THE FIXER AND THE TAO: Everything is perfect exactly as it is

When I look at the aspect of me that wants to fix things and people, I see that it’s a very powerful drive. I also see that...
May 27, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

THE IMPACT OF KARMA ON RELATIONSHIPS: Smoothing out the bumps with love

THE IMPACT OF KARMA ON RELATIONSHIPS: Smoothing out the bumps with love

Excerpted from The Karma Queens’ Guide to Relationships: The Truth About Karma in Relationships by Carmen Harra, Ph.D. and...
May 26, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

BEING PRESENT IN LIFE: How to be happy (or at least less sad)

BEING PRESENT IN LIFE: How to be happy (or at least less sad)

Excerpted from How to Be Happy (Or At Least Less Sad), an “ordinary” person’s guide to feeling your best throughout...
May 24, 2015 × 0 comments

spiritual practices

INTRO TO MANDALAS: Sacred Circles Art Therapy book excerpt

INTRO TO MANDALAS: Sacred Circles Art Therapy book excerpt

An excerpt from The Mindful Word’s first volume in its Art Therapy Coloring Book Series, Sacred Circles Mandala Coloring...
May 20, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

SOUND THE GONG: The call to awaken and realize how to re-create humanity                                                                    

SOUND THE GONG: The call to awaken and realize how to re-create humanity                                                                    

We all have our own human histories, our family’s history, our nation’s history, and the history of humanity as we know it....
May 19, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

SANKALPA: The power of strong determination

SANKALPA: The power of strong determination

I was first introduced to the sankalpa during my 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program during a Yoga Nidra practice. This practice...
May 14, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

GET IT DONE: 10 ways to avoid sabotaging your goals and make better use of your time

GET IT DONE: 10 ways to avoid sabotaging your goals and make better use of your time

The other week you promised yourself that come the weekend you’d clean out the garage, but you never got around to it. Why is...
May 13, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

THE LAW OF DISTRACTION: How to open up to serendipity and be content

THE LAW OF DISTRACTION: How to open up to serendipity and be content

One of the most intense aspects of our personality is the voice of desire. Buddhists point to this aspect of the human experience...
May 11, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

LIFE LESSONS: When the student is ready the teacher appears

LIFE LESSONS: When the student is ready the teacher appears

As I look back on my life I find I have never been without teachers. The teachers were not always people and I did not always enjoy...
May 8, 2015 × 0 comments