Unheeded Messages Get Louder

Just like a leaky roof, when we neglect our personal problems they usually worsen and eventually wreak havoc on our lives. The longer we wait, the louder the message is and the harder it becomes to deal with. We often avoid facing our our issues out of a belief that...

Gratitude Practice

Today is the perfect day to begin (or continue) the practice of acknowledging everything you’re grateful for. Developing the simple habit of writing down three new things you appreciate each day not only makes you feel good now, it sets you up for a positive...

Pain as Portal

Each of us has a well of accumulated disappointment and hurt inside of us that is waiting to be healed. When part of it rises to the surface of our awareness, it’s an opportunity to heal it. Because it’s uncomfortable, we often repress it, seek distraction...

Balance Is Best

Whatever political, religious or ethnic affiliation we have, being so extreme that we won’t consider other points of view or question our own is self-destructive. Blind faith negates reason in favor of inflammatory stories about how wrong the other is. Hateful...

Happy Thanksgiving

In the United States, the Thanksgiving Holiday is an occasion to collectively express gratitude for all of our blessings. This is our favorite holiday because we know how powerful the attitude of gratitude can be in effecting positive change in our lives. More than...