The Power of Gratitude

Developing the practice of looking for what’s right has an unimaginably positive effect on our lives. When we relate to the world from our ego, we look for what’s wrong. We judge people, situations and things in order to further define our identity by...

Happy Thanksgiving

In the United States, the third Thursday in November is the official day to acknowledge and give thanks for all we have. Because 2020 has been such a challenging year, it’s all the more necessary to count our blessings. In spite of the heartbreaks and...

Elixir for Anxious Times

The collective consciousness is heavily dominated by fear, insecurity and anxiety these days. Compulsively tuning in to the news makes it difficult to maintain our equanimity. It’s more important than ever to keep our bodies and minds in balance. Regular...

Antidote to Resistance

Resistance is a frame of mind characterized by a lack of acceptance of what is. It carries a psychic weight that’s tiresome and self-perpetuating. It slows us down, depresses our mood and keeps us stuck. The cure for resistance isn’t fixing the outside...

Balancing Yin and Yang

Even during this time of pandemic, there’s an equal amount of yin and yang at play. Our job is to find the balance. While it’s common to focus on what’s wrong and try to fix it, that approach is ineffective.  Focusing on the negative depletes our...

Listen

Life speaks to us in many ways: through our bodies, feelings and the circumstances we encounter. Life doesn’t try to hurt or punish us, but when we fail to listen to the subtle signals, the messages get louder. When we experience disappointment or an unwanted...