We all know that a healthy diet and regular movement increase our physical fitness. But the physical is only part of our make-up as humans. We are whole beings – body, mind and spirit. (We will discuss feeding the spirit … Read more
We often hear the phrase “a wise old owl,” or the “wisdom of old age.” But what is wisdom? We may recognize it when we encounter it, but it is not easily defined and cannot be given, only acquired. Generally, … Read more
For centuries, people have theorized and speculated about what causes dreaming and what role dreams play in our lives. You may take a spiritual approach and feel that dreams are messages from our visits to other realms. Or you may … Read more
Our lives are busy, full of commitments, responsibilities, schedules and roles. Many of us are on the run from early morning to late at night, with little awareness of our own physical, mental or emotional needs.
We have responsibilities to … Read more
Our being contains mind, body and soul, and some believe the earth is a living being with mind, body and soul as well. Think about this:
- Both the earth and your body are made up of about 70% water.
In our busy and noisy electronic age, it is rare to find true silence. In this context we are not referring to silence as the absence of sound, but as the absence of input, chatter, the hums and beeps of … Read more
“Mindfulness,” a technique in which you are focused on and deeply aware of your experience in the present moment, has been studied for decades as a path to well-being. This practice is a valuable tool for living a peaceful life.… Read more
In music, harmony is defined as “chords and chord progressions having a pleasing effect.” Discord, then, is when combinations of tones produce irritating, dissonant effects.
The same is true of life.
Harmony in life has a great deal to do … Read more
Did you know that rest can be active? Understand that although rest and sleep are not the same, they are part of the same spectrum, with rest being more active and sleep being more passive. Consciously, mindfully resting allows the … Read more