There's a tremendous amount of suffering in the workplace. It's an unfortunate reality that too many of us face. Unbalanced leaders unconsciously drive sinking departments into the ground on quests toward unreasonable goals without any regard for the well being of their staff. And for what? Progress? Money? But what's the real cost. Why is … Continue reading Suffering in the Workplace
I had this idea of who I was going to be during my second pregnancy, and I became the exact opposite. I had goals and visions of myself going to prenatal yoga and mommy and me classes with my son weekly, making green smoothies every morning with chia seeds on top, and looking and feeling … Continue reading Pregnant in Our New Age Tribe
What we fear most in life is the unknown, and death is the greatest unknown. Death is something we cannot plan for or control, and in a society that thrives on prior preparation prevents poor performance, this concept has not only become something we fear, but something that is quite inconvenient. The reason we fear … Continue reading Letting Go of the Fear of Dying
Reiki is a Japanese technique used for what is most commonly known as energy healing. The word Reiki is broken into two words: "Rei" meaning universal spirit and "Ki" meaning life force energy. Together, the combination of these two words is what defines Reiki as "Universal Life Energy." Reiki is not a religion, but a … Continue reading What is Reiki?
Being a parent in today's busy world is like being a modern day super hero. Our super power? The ability to be everywhere and everything all the time. But what's the cost of doing it all and handling it like a boss? The cost is the quality of your interactions with your child and the perpetuation of … Continue reading How to be a More Mindful Parent
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mass shootings, widespread hatred, bigotry, racism, and a divisiveness that cuts so deep is in many ways how I might sum up 2017. And at times when it feels like … Continue reading Light up the Dark
I asked a few folks to share their tips on how they quiet a busy mind, and I thought I would share them with you. Here's what they had to say: 1. Talk it Out Next time you find yourself awake in bed, lamenting about the past or anxiously anticipating the future, talk it out. … Continue reading 6 Tips for Quieting a Busy Mind
The human mind is the defining tool that sets us apart from all other species. But somewhere along the way we lost our ability to use it, turning it on and off as we please. Like a wild animal it runs rampant, constantly buzzing, sorting, analyzing, and rambling. The over-thinking mind is deeply toxic because with no … Continue reading Think less. Be more.
You can probably think back to that job that was just plain awful. Maybe you are even working in it now. We've all been there. It’s the job you hate getting up in the morning for, the one that makes you feel stuck and powerless. But what if there was a higher purpose, something positive … Continue reading A Bad Job Can Be Your Greatest Spiritual Teacher