mind-spirit

contemplations

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

BUMPER STICKER WISDOM PART IV: 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...
June 26, 2015 × 1 comment

contemplations

HOLDING ALICE: The silent communication of touch

HOLDING ALICE: The silent communication of touch

Many years ago, I had a friend named Tom. He and I used to just hang out and talk. It was the 60s before the age of smartphones,...
June 25, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

SURVIVING HARDSHIP: How to make the most of difficult times

SURVIVING HARDSHIP: How to make the most of difficult times

Life can be difficult. Scratch that, life is difficult, and for some it is much more so than for others. Circumstances within our...
June 24, 2015 × 0 comments

mind-body, psychology

FINDING THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS: Advice on dealing with depression while suffering from PMDD/PMS

FINDING THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS: Advice on dealing with depression while suffering from PMDD/PMS

Is it normal to have suicidal thoughts during PMS? I asked this question on an online forum many years ago, sure that those on...
June 20, 2015 × 0 comments

meditation

LEARNING TO BE ALONE: Accessing your inner stillness through meditation

LEARNING TO BE ALONE: Accessing your inner stillness through meditation

Excerpted from Opening to Meditation: A Gentle, Guided Approach, in which author Diana Lang aims to guide and support all readers,...
June 7, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

SELF-LOVE: Why do we always need to do more when we can accept ourselves for who we truly are

SELF-LOVE: Why do we always need to do more when we can accept ourselves for who we truly are

Human beings get swept up in life far too often, being carried away by its busyness and becoming overwhelmed by it all—the constant...
June 1, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

WHAT IS A FACT? Inquiry into the truth demands knowing the subtleties of language

WHAT IS A FACT? Inquiry into the truth demands knowing the subtleties of language

This article was excerpted from the new edition of The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga: The Path to Self-Realization and Philosophic...
May 31, 2015 × 0 comments

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