Inside Scoop: The Trick to Happiness

The trick to being happy is knowing how to manage unhappiness.I see all the blog posts, the lists of the ten things happy people do everyday, the five things happy people do before they wake up, the seventy secrets to happiness. I don't even bother looking at them. I already do all the stuff they say. It doesn't matter....more

Tomorrow I Will Be Present, With Myself.

Presence. With my children, I am present. ...more
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Tabasco Roads

 Tabasco Roads Photo Left: © Google Search...more

Losing Your Balance

There are 24 hours in a day.  How do you spend them?Well, for starters, if you’re like me and have a full-time job, you spend about nine of those at work (sometimes more).  Maybe you’re also a person who tries to get about eight hours of sleep a night, like I do.  ...more

Why You Need to Start Asking For it

Growing up, hearing “You asked for it!” usually indicated you were about to receive some kind of punishment for something. You were in trouble. You got a little too careless or cocky....more

A little something good

This weekend, while I was giving the bathroom an overdue-but-not-thorough cleaning, I started thinking about times when doing something really small turns out to have an impact. Here's what I decided as I wiped down the sink:...more

Somewhere In There

They say it gets darker just before the light. They say sick people and animals do better just before they die. They say it gets colder just before the sun breaks the horizon. Calm before the storm.All of these things are true. I've seen them all. My breath is put on hold waiting for the worst before the better or the better before the worst. It can be a bit paralyzing. ...more

In Honor of Rest: Don't Just Do Something, Sit There!

“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone.” – Lin Yutang...more
Thanks for sharing, ShantiOm.  I love that we can experience our personal zen zone in a variety ...more

Week 6: Getting to Know Your Body Within!

Let’s recap a bit.We are relaxing a bit before bed and trying to connect with ourselves.We are starting off the day nutritionally sound to gain more focus and balance.And, we are starting to observe or actions to learn who we are and how we interact with others. We have also begun to see what motivates us or drives the choices that we make.There is so much to learn so little time. :)...more

Spitting on the Myth of Multi-Tasking

Among the seventy-six emails I received within the last twenty-four hours, theone that gave me the most pause was entitled, “Let’s Face it, Success Means StayingHyper-connected.”     Woah! Red Flag Alert! Anything that tells me to be hyper, has a “run, don’t walk”effect on my gut. And yet, I felt the need to read the coverage of Fortune’s Most...more