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.
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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
It is common in times of stress to ask “why.” Why did he leave me? Why did I say that? Why is the world so chaotic? “Why” is a natural response to a lack of understanding, and knowing the answer … Read more
As we change calendars during the holiday season, many people turn inward and set goals for what they want to accomplish in a new year. Whether the goal is to lose weight, give up smoking, or move houses, these “resolutions” … Read more
We’re often told to “go with the flow” and accept what is in the moment. Even when you have no control over the events in your life, you do have control over how you respond to them. If you become … Read more
We have written often about mindfulness and being “in the moment.” People often tend to dwell in the past or the future, and rarely the present, however this moment is the only one you truly have.
Pay attention to your … Read more