Mind & Spirit

Talk Back to Food...
Talk Back to Food

You cannot have two thoughts at once. Trust me, I have tried to defy this law, but I find it to be unassailable. While I am busy thinking about FOOD, I ca

Making Peace With The Past...
Making Peace With The Past

Many kids say, “My mom is crazy!” Usually it’s a joke—and about something pretty mild in the grand scheme of things—like her freaking out about a

Mindful Gifts:
Eight Strategies for Saner Holiday Giving...
Mindful Gifts: <br/>Eight Strategies for Saner Holiday Giving

Reprinted with permission from Experience Life Magazine. Fully 90 percent of Americans feel stress and anxiety about the holiday season, according to a 2009

Give Yourself the Gift of Seasonal Sanity:
15 Tips for Truly Happ
Give Yourself the Gift of Seasonal Sanity: <br/>15 Tips for Truly Happy Holidays

Ah, the holidays. They can drive you a bit bonkers if you let them get out of hand. The trick to smoother holiday sailing is learning how to navigate them s

How to Beat the Winter Blues...
How to Beat the Winter Blues

With daylight savings time comes shorter days, colder temperatures, and darker mornings. Winter can be a challenging time for many people. How do you feel a

Mind Over Medicine: The Awesome
Power Of The Mind To Heal The Bod
Mind Over Medicine: The Awesome <br/>Power Of The Mind To Heal The Body!

I just finished my upcoming book Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself (Hay House, 2013), but I’m still researching the topic that

Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude...
Louie Schwartzberg on Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer &  director, whose notable career spans more than three decades. As a visual artist, Louie has cr

6 Steps to Finding Peace Within...
6 Steps to Finding Peace Within

We all ultimately wish for peace. The trouble is that we are taught to believe that battles need to be fought and won to earn it. But what if our steps towa

Can You Hear Me Now?...
Can You Hear Me Now?

Do you feel heard? When you interact with your spouse, kids, parents, siblings and friends do you get the results you seek? Is there satisfaction and unders

Abraham Maslow’s Motivation and Personality...
Abraham Maslow’s Motivation and Personality

Another slice of wisdom from Brian Johnson and his Philosopher’s Notes.  This time from the work of Abraham Maslow. As we ascend his hierarchy of needs, t