Mind & Spirit

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

Sweet and Empty...
Sweet and Empty

How about we reflect on our relationship to fear? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to reform our vision and understanding of it, by contemplating this very moment

Four Simple Ways to Reduce Stress...
Four Simple Ways to Reduce Stress

Our minds tend to spin into different emotional states throughout the day. For thousands of years, eastern traditions have recognized how the mind goes from

The Top 10 Benefits of Spiritual Practice...
The Top 10 Benefits of Spiritual Practice

What is spiritual practice? Furthermore, do you have one? Simply put, I define spiritual practice as something you do every single day that draws you deeper

Book Review: Why Meditate? Working with Thoughts and Emotions by Matth
Book Review: Why Meditate? Working with Thoughts and Emotions by Matthieu Ricard

Why Meditate? Working with Thoughts and Emotions Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk who had a promising career in cellular genetics before leaving France to