Cultivating Your Garden

To thrive, flowerbeds need clean soil, the correct seeds, proper fertilization and adequate water. The same is true for cultivating the kind of life we want. Even though it seems that our thoughts, attitudes and moods are the product of the circumstances in which we...

Below the Surface

The quality of your relationships is affected as much by your thoughts about them as it is by what you do or say when you’re together. Everyone unconsciously senses the way others think and feel about them. If you harbor private judgments about someone, that...

Being in Flux

Since everything is in a constant state of flux, cultivating acceptance for what is and developing a nimble approach to adapting to new circumstances spares us a lot of stress. Because of our human neuroplasticity, we have the ability to modulate our emotional and...

Top Priority

There’s an infinite number of ways in which you might desire to grow personally. You may want to learn how to improve your relationships, develop a healthier lifestyle or expand your expertise in a particular field. While each of these is worthwhile in its own...

Tool #1

Becoming aware of our thoughts and admitting how they make us feel are prerequisites for living a life of well-being. Emotions that have been processed mentally rather than actually felt as sensations, get lodged in the body and block the free-flow of energy. Unfelt...

Wise Minds Suffer Less

In challenging times it’s especially difficult to maintain emotional equilibrium. Ironically, it is in these periods that you can develop your deepest capacity to live in balance regardless of external circumstances. The most important asset in this effort is...