Have you noticed that some people do not tell the truth, even when the truth would be easier? Why is that? Untruths come in the form of “white lies,” exaggeration, gossip, misdirection, not telling the whole story, bluffing, and outright … Read more
Many people enjoy collecting items that add pleasure and richness to their lives: figurines, art, keepsakes from memorable travels, matchbooks or coasters. Items are obtained through thoughtful gifts or conscious decisions and displayed with enjoyment.
The border can be crossed … Read more
Do you identify with being a victim? We are all recipients of bias or prejudice, injustice, or injury in some form. In our society it is more unusual to NOT be a victim of something, than to BE a victim. … Read more
What happens when things don’t go as expected? How do you handle disagreements or conflict? Are you interested in other people’s opinions? Do you have a set way to do things that does not vary?
Emotional flexibility (or adaptability) is … Read more
Setting healthy boundaries can be a challenge in any family, but in the case of addiction, it can be very difficult. You want the best for your children and your spouse, but it helps nobody to attempt to rescue or … Read more
Throughout history, humans have argued about all kinds of perceived differences – generational, spiritual, political, financial, educational, racial, class. Is there a way to build a bridge between individuals regardless of their differences? Absolutely, one person at a time.
The … Read more
Conscious parenting teaches “the art of living” by tending to more than a child’s basic needs (food, clothing, shelter). Conscious parents also offer unconditional love, acceptance, and attention.
As a conscious parent, you allow your child to have different thought … Read more
Humans are creatures of thought, emotion and physicality. While such practices as mindfulness and meditation enable us to connect with Spirit, our own Soul Wisdom, the “spirit” component is also fed with play. And yet many adults either do not … Read more