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

mindfulness practice

CONTEMPLATIONS ON SILENCE: In Silence I hear the sound of myself

CONTEMPLATIONS ON SILENCE: In Silence I hear the sound of myself

For the last month and a half, I’ve been spending a lot of my time in silence. After incurring a broken ankle, I’ve been...
May 5, 2015 × 0 comments

mindfulness practice

THIS TOO SHALL PASS: The wisdom of seeing everything as temporary

THIS TOO SHALL PASS: The wisdom of seeing everything as temporary

Open heart, open mind. Open the doors and throw open the windows. Those are the two intentions I set for myself every day when I meditate....
May 4, 2015 × 0 comments

psychology

SELFISHLY SELFLESS: Enlightened self-interest and the myth of pure altruism

SELFISHLY SELFLESS: Enlightened self-interest and the myth of pure altruism

Is it possible to do things with absolutely no expectation of a return? Is there such a thing as a completely selfless act? The hills...
May 3, 2015 × 1 comment

alternative therapies

THE OZ EFFECT: Hypocritical taker of the Hippocratic Oath

THE OZ EFFECT: Hypocritical taker of the Hippocratic Oath

Recently on NPR, Robert Seigel asked Michael Specter, a staff writer from The New Yorker, who he would bet on to win: Dr. Oz or the...
May 1, 2015 × 0 comments

quotations

QUOTES ABOUT STRENGTH: 35 great strength quotes to get you through the day

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche Pain can change you, but that doesn’t mean it has to be...
April 29, 2015 × 0 comments

mindful living

FIND JOY AT WORK: Using mindfulness practice to find ease and equanimity in the workplace

FIND JOY AT WORK: Using mindfulness practice to find ease and equanimity in the workplace

“We can work in such a way that we realize we have a lot of choices in what we do and how we do it. We can work in such a way that...
April 29, 2015 × 0 comments

alternative therapies

TICK-TOCK: Lyme disease patients are tired of waiting

TICK-TOCK: Lyme disease patients are tired of waiting

With pickets raised and candles lit, Lyme disease patients and advocates stood in front of The New York Times building in New York...
April 28, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

DISCOVERING YOUR PURPOSE: Live a life of joy, love and fulfillment

DISCOVERING YOUR PURPOSE: Live a life of joy, love and fulfillment

There is, without a doubt, a purpose for your life. There is a reason why you are here. There are things you were meant to do and be...
April 27, 2015 × 0 comments