5 Weeks to Joy: Week 1

Everyday, it's the same routine. Get up, contemplate all the things you have to do, and then get to work – whether it's the work of tending to children, the work of a fast-paced career, or some combination of the two. There's more to life than this, … [Read more...]

Divine Forgiveness: 10 Tools for Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a potent facet in the Dance of Grief. The absence of forgiveness keeps people stuck and inhibits the healing process. The losses in life affect everyone differently. Whether the loss of a loved one, having a serious illness or even as … [Read more...]

Are You There, Mom?

C’mon I have something to show you. It is so special that only you can experience it. Come on, allow yourself to go with the flow of this, just for the moment. Let me take your hand as we walk. We are on a beautiful path with greenery and scented … [Read more...]

Bad Day?

Tough days. We all have them. You know the rainy day when you forget your umbrella, a car drives close to you as the pooled street water rushes onto your clothing and shoes and as you try to get to work, the train breaks down, making you late for … [Read more...]

Are You Dead?

You are alive. Yes, we found you walking around, looking up at the sun, reveling in the sunshine, almost blinded by the light, you could not see what was before you.  It did not seem to matter. That’s why at first you did not see us or me. We … [Read more...]

V is for…Victory!

  Oh my sweet Valentine, be mine!   Oh my sweet Valentine, shut out the rhetoric of the ads Still the mind, don’t buy into Hallmark Still the mind, Still the mind, find the internal light Still the mind, stay put, not … [Read more...]

In One Minute…

In one minute, in one conversation, in one interaction life can take a turn that you never expected. What happens when you are faced with the unexpected? Every day there are unnerving distractions or happy accidents that are often distortions of … [Read more...]

Why Weight and Wait?

Ok- so we all know that the holidays give us a reason not to take care of our bodies, splurge with the “why nots” and the internal text of “I’ll start tomorrow not now”. Tomorrow or in January become non-believable mantras- your mind and your body … [Read more...]

I Have a Dream…

50 years ago Martin Luther King, Jr delivered a speech in Washington, DC to a crowd of 250,000 people. The script he held in his hand as he approached the podium was only partially read when he changed it to reflect his own awakening, and perhaps … [Read more...]

The Gift of the Illusionist

The current job market has left many people out of work. But the period after job loss is exactly the time to make a move toward standing out during a job search. It is the part of the self meeting the Illusionist and the Magician within. After … [Read more...]