Tag Archives: personal growth

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

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

How Personal Responsibility Can Change Your Life

All the choices you have made up to this point in your life have created the exact life you live at this very moment. Take a look around you. The room you are in is a result of decisions you made. If you are at work, you accepted that position. If you are lounging in … Continue reading How Personal Responsibility Can Change Your Life

7 Simple Ways to Change Your Life

There are plenty of obvious ways to change your life that everyone is already aware of, such as eat right, exercise, quit your day job, and so forth. The seven ways to change your life listed here are meant to be less obvious yet actually easier to do. Following through with just one of the … Continue reading 7 Simple Ways to Change Your Life

How to Change Habits Using the Present Moment

I talked myself out of going to yoga. This was certainly not the first time I had not followed through on a plan. On this particular day, however, it occurred to me that one of the reasons we may not follow through on all the plans, goals, and ideals we hold for ourselves is that … Continue reading How to Change Habits Using the Present Moment