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

travel-living

The Ultimate List of the Best Online Travel Sites, Apps, Tools and Resources

The Ultimate List of the Best Online Travel Sites, Apps, Tools and Resources

The following is an excerpt from Journeybook: A Guided Travel Journal and Trip Planner to Inspire and Facilitate Your Travels, by...
November 6, 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

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 contemplations...
November 4, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

MY LUCKY STARS: A heart-warming tale of canine companionship

MY LUCKY STARS: A heart-warming tale of canine companionship

The following article is an excerpt from My Dog, My Friend: Heart-Warming Tales of Canine Companionship from Celebrities and Other...
November 3, 2014 × 0 comments

music reviews

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD: Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness [music review]

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD: Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness [music review]

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD:Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness Bob Sima [ CD Baby, 2014 ] Bob Sima’s latest album...
November 1, 2014 × 0 comments

sustainable business

OPEN TO REINVENTION: The simplicity of spirit in a seemingly complex world  

OPEN TO REINVENTION: The simplicity of spirit in a seemingly complex world  

Recently, I spoke with a man who is a successful business consultant, one who turns around unhealthy businesses. He told me how he...
October 27, 2014 × 0 comments

performing arts

ACTING FOR SELF-REFLECTION: Q&A with actor and mindfulness practitioner Binh Doan

ACTING FOR SELF-REFLECTION: Q&A with actor and mindfulness practitioner Binh Doan

There’s a lot more going on in acting than you might think. Just ask French actor and Plum Village mindfulness practitioner Binh...
October 24, 2014 × 0 comments

spiritual practices

OWN YOUR ANIMAL: Find your power animal to guide yourself to greater expression

OWN YOUR ANIMAL: Find your power animal to guide yourself to greater expression

We believe that we are separate from our animal guides. Our perceived separation from power animals is a reflection of how we think...
October 22, 2014 × 0 comments