Antidote for the Blues

Cultivating gratitude is an effortless way to improve our quality of life. Our dominant thoughts, emotions and feelings attract people, places and things that match our energy. The external details of our lives aren’t actually responsible for the way we feel....

The Future Is Now

We can’t control the future, but we can control how we meet it. Worrying makes us anxious and reduces our enthusiasm for what does show up and decreases our motivation to creatively look for and find solutions if we need them. Because every present moment is the...

How to Do Our Best

When we act in accordance with our beliefs, even when things don’t turn out well, we can take solace in knowing we behaved with integrity. We may later look back and think we could have chosen different actions that would have yielded a better outcome, but we...

Body Aches and Pains

Body and mind are one. What happens in the mind affects the body and what happens to the body affects the mind. The mind has the power to healĀ or damage the body. Most of the annoying symptoms in our bodies stem from perturbations in the mind. Our repressed emotional...

Make Ourselves Happy

Expecting others to make us happy is bound to fail. Others can’t know exactly what we want, even if we tell them. When we look to others to complete us, we eventually end up resenting them because we feel dependent or they don’t do it to our satisfaction....

The Child Lives On

Most children are taught by their (well-meaning) parents to ignore their feelings. Phrases like “you’re okay, don’t cry, there’s nothing to be afraid of and act like a big boy or girl” are designed to help us (and them) avoid discomfort....