Mind & Spirit

Feeling of Compassion...
Feeling of Compassion

I’ve suffered a lot in my life. From a young age, I was so busy figuring out how to survive, that looking compassionately—with love, warmth, and kindnes

Small Steps = Big Change...
Small Steps = Big Change

Are you the all or nothing type? Go big or go home? I’m a reformed all or nothing type of gal. For example, one year I made a New Year’s resolution to g

Meditation: 10 Tips on How to Do It and 5 Reasons Why You Should!...
Meditation: 10 Tips on How to Do It and 5 Reasons Why You Should!

Meditation. If you believe leading research scientists, it’s as close to a magic pill as we can get! Here are 10 Tips on How to Do It and 5 Reasons Why

MY TOP 20 +13 EVOLUTIONS for 2013...
MY TOP 20 +13 EVOLUTIONS for 2013

Welcome 2013! Resolutions — the very thought of them can send shivers down the spine, given the odds so many of them will be broken just days after New Ye

New and Effective Solutions for Trauma Release...
New and Effective Solutions for Trauma Release

We are constantly hearing of people who have been traumatized by such situations as childhood abuse, or being in war zones, and then suffering for years aft

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