contemplations

LOVE: No conditions, no limits

LOVE: No conditions, no limits

Love. Such a strong word, such a strong feeling. “I love you” can brighten up the whole world for a person. “I don’t love...
August 6, 2015 × 0 comments

green living

THE CALIFORNIA PLASTIC BAN: A proposition of compassion and mindfulness

THE CALIFORNIA PLASTIC BAN: A proposition of compassion and mindfulness

Walking out of the market, it suddenly hit me. Something different. Oh, that’s right. No one asked me if I would like to buy...
August 5, 2015 × 0 comments

visual arts

SALVADOR DALÍ: The crazy, the fantastic, the brilliant

SALVADOR DALÍ: The crazy, the fantastic, the brilliant

“Each morning when I awake, I experience a supreme pleasure – that of being Salvador Dalí.” Salvador Dalí, born as Salvador...
August 4, 2015 × 0 comments

communication

RESONANCE: When we tune in to nature and other human beings, we create an energy field of understanding and empathy

RESONANCE: When we tune in to nature and other human beings, we create an energy field of understanding and empathy

I love the word resonance. Resonance comes from the Latin verb “resonare,” meaning to “return to sound.” It...
August 3, 2015 × 0 comments

green living

FEMININE HYGIENE: Menstrual products that are better for you and the environment

FEMININE HYGIENE: Menstrual products that are better for you and the environment

Every woman experiences menstruation, but not every woman knows the alternatives to disposable pads and tampons. Not only do alternatives...
August 2, 2015 × 0 comments

writing

THE GIFT OF WRITING: To be a good writer, you have to be giving

THE GIFT OF WRITING: To be a good writer, you have to be giving

“Compassion is a verb.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I teach writing. My community college students cannot escape my class—or at...
July 31, 2015 × 4 comments

alternative therapies

QUANTUM-TOUCH: Q&A Interview with Richard Gordon

QUANTUM-TOUCH: Q&A Interview with Richard Gordon

There’s a lot of skepticism surrounding energy healing. In some instances people test their skepticism by trying it out for...
July 30, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

THE MOMENT OF CALM: Tips on forgiveness from Dada J.P. Vaswani

THE MOMENT OF CALM: Tips on forgiveness from Dada J.P. Vaswani

What does it really mean to forgive? Oxford Dictionary describes it as the following: “Stop feeling angry or resentful toward (someone)...
July 28, 2015 × 0 comments

mind-body

MINDFUL EATING: How to develop healthy eating habits

MINDFUL EATING: How to develop healthy eating habits

Creating healthy eating habits involves many layers of mindfulness. First, observing how food affects our body, acknowledging what...
July 27, 2015 × 0 comments