Every year it happens… you are faced with inviting relatives or friends that you may have difficulties with to your holiday gathering. We think to ourselves do we cave in and invite them or take a stand against their unpleasant behavior. I’d suggest that this method of either/or thinking boxes us into an uncomfortable and
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Another year is winding down and I’m struck by how much change we are all faced with. Change doesn’t get easier but it can become more familiar. For me the benefit of getting older is that I have developed a sense of confidence in my ability to deal with whatever changes are brought my way.
Everything in my life lately has boiled down to before and after. Before my Father died in December and after. It’s not that I’m a different person now, though I am. It’s not that this was a seminal event in my life, though it was. I find that my mental and emotional landscape has changed.
I heard someone impugn social media recently as a “superficial, attention seeking” behavior. While I believe everyone is entitled to an opinion no matter how biased or ill informed this articulate, well educated person also didn’t use social media. So they, like others before them on other topics, judged the environment from too small a
As the holidays are upon us many folks begin to feel frazzled, pressured and decidedly stressed about meeting all the obligations that this season can bring. Rubbish I say! Now is the time to commit to a safe, sane and spiritually centered holiday season. Here are a few tips I’ve found helpful over the years
I read about the Higgs boson particle today. In an article on CNN the scientist said the following: “The Higgs boson is associated with the reason that everything in the universe — from humans to planets to galaxies — have mass. The particle is a component of something called the Higgs field, which permeates our
I mentioned in my last newsletter that my lesson in 2012 was that balance in my life is created one moment at a time. In meditating on this subject it came to me to create a new eSeries entitled 12 Months to Greater Balance. During the first week of each month you will each get
Welcome to 2013. This year does not have to be the same as all that came before. This year can be different. That difference is you. Each of you has your own intuition. This year you can use it. Use it to reduce the suffering of your own life. Use it to reduce the suffering
We can all feel it. Things are changing, and a bit too fast for many people’s liking while not fast enough for others. Where ever you fall on this continuum the point is that everything around us is shifting. The question for each of us is how does it effect us and how can we