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The Greatest Threat to Our Freedom

Picture yourself fast asleep. Someone is asking you to wake up, but you are deep in a dream, and the call to awaken is experienced as a vague awareness that something is not quite right. We are in that dream, and in each passing moment we have the option of waking up. Whether our experience … Continue reading The Greatest Threat to Our Freedom

How to Take Your Life to the Next Level

Many of us aspire to do something meaningful with our lives. The word aspire comes from the Latin to breathe, so there is a clue here that on some level, if we are not aspiring, we are not breathing, and we all know what happens if you stop breathing. You may not drop dead immediately … Continue reading How to Take Your Life to the Next Level

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Read Articles Online

We  are living in a time that offers us countless ways of escaping reality. And while clicking on headlines on the internet might not be as taboo or destructive as an opium habit, it is still a form of distraction that steals us away from our real lives and eats away at time we could … Continue reading 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Read Articles Online

One Simple Habit that Makes Life Easier

Surrender. A word I did not use much until I had children, and then it emerged as one of the central experiences of motherhood. Yet one does not have to be a parent to embrace this concept. The ability to surrender is a powerful tool for mastering your thoughts and emotions. The next time you … Continue reading One Simple Habit that Makes Life Easier

A Simple Way to Prioritize and Declutter Your Time

I stopped writing for a year. It was a time management decision, but one that honored the fact that I could not continue writing this blog without being a hypocrite. Living my best life does NOT mean staring at my computer while my one and a half year old is holding my leg saying mama … Continue reading A Simple Way to Prioritize and Declutter Your Time

What Happened When I Stopped Meditating

All of man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. – Blaise Pascal About 8 years ago I decided I wanted to re-wire my brain. I suspected that most of our thoughts, low moods and fears are the result of an untrained mind. The more we think a certain … Continue reading What Happened When I Stopped Meditating

Best Books to Read to Change Your Life: You Can Be Happy No Matter What

You Can Be Happy No Matter What by Richard Carlson dissolves some of the illusions that cause our suffering. Our external circumstances often appear to be the cause of our suffering or happiness, but closer examination reveals that it is our thoughts that affect our well-being. However, thoughts are not the same as reality. Just … Continue reading Best Books to Read to Change Your Life: You Can Be Happy No Matter What

Free Yourself to Improve Your Life

One of the most powerful ways to change your life is to step back from your ego. A few weeks ago I wrote about how You Are Not Your Ego, and this topic is such a vital part of improving your life that I’m feeling compelled to elaborate. What is Ego? If you are wondering … Continue reading Free Yourself to Improve Your Life

Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality: Best Book to Read to Change Your Life

One of the best ways to start a new year is to read a powerful book that can change your life. Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality certainly fits that category. Awareness is about waking up, and fairly abruptly to boot. Anthony De Mello’s teaching style is very direct. Unlike many other books out … Continue reading Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality: Best Book to Read to Change Your Life

Can a High Speed Blender Change Your Life?

  When you think of ways to change your life, improve your health, have more energy, prosperity and free time, your blender is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. It is rare for me to feature a product in a blog article, because there are very few “material things” in the world … Continue reading Can a High Speed Blender Change Your Life?