How To Be Happy

How To Be Happy

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy Do you know someone who’s happy?  Not just someone who smiles when you greet them.  I’m talking about someone who’s genuinely happy, someone who savors life.  I’m one of those people. Guess what?  Happy people have shitty lives too.  Bad things happen to us.  People piss us off.  We get into accidents.  Our partners are...

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The Art of Mindful Eating

The Art of Mindful Eating

“He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.” ~Henry David Thoreau What is your relationship with food?  It may sound like an odd question, but consider it for a moment. Unfortunately, many people have negative associations with food that result in unhealthy food choices, guilt, overeating, poor body image and low...

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Meditation On The Move: A Guest Post at Balance In Me

Meditation On The Move: A Guest Post at Balance In Me

I’m thrilled to have a guest post today at Balance In Me, a wonderful blog created by Anastasiya Goers. My guest post is titled Meditation On The Move: A Beginner’s Guide To Walking Meditation.  I hope you’ll check it out.   Photo credit:...

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How To Meditate: A 10 Step Beginner’s Guide

How To Meditate: A 10 Step Beginner’s Guide

Meditation helps you to grow your own intuitive faculty. It becomes very clear what is going to fulfill you, what is going to help you flower. – Osho Life can get a little crazy at times.  The hectic pace and demands we face on a daily basis often leave us feeling stressed, overworked, tired and even unhappy.  Meditation is a simple, effective and convenient way to calm your busy mind,...

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The Power of Silence

The Power of Silence

“Silence is a source of great strength.”  – Lao Tzu After three weeks of coughing fits and battling pneumonia, my throat was raw. My voice sounded like Seabiscuit and it was painful to talk. I needed a break. At 5 pm on Friday evening, I made a decision – I will not speak for the entire weekend. I quickly realized that this may have been a rash decision and would prove quite...

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