Extra Effort Required

Whether we’re aware of it or not, most of us are stressed from the change in social rules, political divisiveness and the physical and financial threat from the pandemic. Because of the heaviness in the atmosphere, it’s more important than ever to expend...

Goodwill to All

Thinking loving thoughts about others isn’t selfless. We’re actually the biggest beneficiaries of this practice because the energy of our positive thoughts resonates within us before radiating outward into the world. Whether others are aware of it or not,...

Contract or Expand

Fear, worry and judgment tighten our muscles, cause our shoulders to round and our vision to shift downward. Conversely, when we offer the benefit of the doubt, expect the best and greet the world with openness, our heads lift, our eyes widen, opportunities beckon,...

Sharing Makes You Rich

As we sow, so shall we reap. What goes around comes around. When we share we feel abundant. On the other hand, obsessive focus on how much we have leads to a mentality of scarcity, which is more about fearing we might eventually not have enough rather than actually...

Unto Thyself

Until you’re deeply satisfied with yourself, you’ll continue to search for external affirmation. But relying on the outside world for reassurance interferes with your ability to relate and connect to others authentically. When you’re whole and...

Giving for Real

Expecting something in return for a ‘gift’, isn’t real giving, it’s making a trade. Even just wanting an ‘appropriate’ response of appreciation muddies the waters of the offering. Pretending to give when there are actually strings...