book reviews

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy [book review]

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy [book review]

NUMINOUS: Poems conceived within moments of spiritual ecstasy Leila A. Fortier [Saint Julian Press, Inc., 118 pages] “For when my...
December 19, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

meditation

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

The following article has been excerpted from 8 Minute Meditation by Victor Davich, the manual for an eight-week meditation program...
December 18, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

voluntary simplicity

HIJACK THE HOLIDAYS: 4 ways to reclaim the season

HIJACK THE HOLIDAYS: 4 ways to reclaim the season

It was when I rounded the corner of the Walmart pet food aisle and discovered that the mechanical grinding that had served as the...
December 14, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

community building

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY: The importance of empowering people with disabilities

If you have no disabilities, you may not have given much thought to the financial, psychological and emotional ramifications of not...
December 11, 2014 × 1 comment

mind-body

DEEP HEALING FOR UTI’s: When cranberry juice isn’t enough

DEEP HEALING FOR UTI’s: When cranberry juice isn’t enough

As I type this, I’m quite certain I’m on fire. No, not in an empowered type of way. I want to try to be discreet, but...
December 9, 2014 × 2 comments

personal growth

THE MONK’S TALE: Enjoy your slice of happiness while you have it

THE MONK’S TALE: Enjoy your slice of happiness while you have it

Excerpted from The Monk’s Tale: Stories about Happiness by Nathan Tamblyn, in which the author philosophizes on the transient...
December 7, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

personal growth

LUMINOSITY: Celebrate the Light of your soul—even at work!

LUMINOSITY: Celebrate the Light of your soul—even at work!

The following article is excerpted from Ignite CALM: Achieving Bliss in Your Work, a practical guide to exercising Creativity, Authenticity,...
December 3, 2014 × 1 comment

contemplations

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

BUMPER STICKER WISDOM PART III: 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 for...
December 2, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

personal growth

IN THE MIDST OF GRIEF: Finding gratitude through play

IN THE MIDST OF GRIEF: Finding gratitude through play

Excerpted from The Grateful Life: The Secret to Happiness and the Science of Contentment, a book that outlines the benefits that...
November 28, 2014 × 3 comments

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