Feeling Empty? Here’s How to Find Joy (and Yourself) Again

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh   “Who are you? No, really. Who are you?”  I stood at my bathroom mirror, towel

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When Good Things Happen to Other People: How to Be Luckier

“The grass is always greener where you water it.” ~Unknown   Is there really such a thing as being lucky? Are some people genuinely luckier than others, blessed with a mysterious

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How to Stop the War in Your Head and Find Peace

“A mind at peace does not engender wars.” ~Sophocles   There’s a classic Buddhist story about two monks who come upon a woman at the edge of a river. One of

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Why Trying to Feel Good Can Make You Feel Bad

“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” ~Paulo Coelho    We’re bombarded by images of people living apparently perfect lives. They suffer no

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5 Ways to Calm Your Mind When You’re Exhausted (Without Meditation)

“Calm your mind. Life becomes much easier when you keep your mind at peace.” ~Unknown   Let me start with a confession.  If I’m honest with you, even just writing these

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Are You Lonely or just Alone?

There is great importance in understanding the difference between aloneness and loneliness. When connecting to the feeling of aloneness it is presence, fullness, the joy of being and an overflow

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Recognizing Our Patterns and Learning How to Change Them

“What we call chaos is just patterns we haven’t recognized. What we call random is just patterns we can’t decipher.” ~Chuck Palahniuk    Life has a funny way of teaching us

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How We Can Embody Abundance Regardless of What We Have

“Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves.” ~Mahatma Gandhi    Embody abundance. I heard someone say those two words

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How Taking a Pause Can Ease Anxiety During Transition

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.   I spent my entire life, it seems, running from one accomplishment to

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True Life Transformation Starts Within

With this being the beginning of a new year comes along the common New Year’s Resolution.  People make various kinds of goals ranging from letting go of a bad habit,

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