Depression has actually now surpassed HIV/AIDS, malaria, diabetes and war as the leading cause of disability worldwide. Rebecca Brachman ForRead more
When I read the following blog title in Inc.com, ‘Collaboration’ Creates Mediocrity, Not Excellence, According to Science, I was stunned.Read more
In this era of interconnected, volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (iVUCA) challenges, disruptive products and services are much sought after.Read more
If I polled people, myself included, as to whether they were taught to recognize and successfully navigate their emotions, they would all likely answer the same — “No way.” In fact, children and adults are still trained to suppress rather than express emotion. The evidence is present in such statements made to young males as — “Boys don’t cry” or to adult women — “If you want their respect, don’t let them see your tears.”Read more
Since Donald Trump’s January inauguration as 45th President of the United States, a groundswell of shock, disbelief, anger, fear andRead more
Each January, in order to take stock of how I am choosing to live my life, I take time toRead more
Adults or kids alike, many of us enjoy dressing up on Hallowe’en in our superhero or super funny costumes. Dress-upRead more
In her latest book, Yoga for Emotional Balance: Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression, psychologist Bo Forbes emphasizesRead more
We are living through one of the most fundamental shifts in history — a change in the actual belief structure ofRead more
As the world witnesses the approaching election of a new American president, many voice the same query — “How didRead more
Last week, my blog focused on distraction as the path of addiction. This week I am continuing in that veinRead more
When we forfeit our happiness for habitual psychological or physiological dependence, we are choosing a path of distraction rather than directing ourselves on a course of healing and transformation.Read more
Last January I ushered in the New Year with a strong sense of impending change. Since then, I witnessed oneRead more
I return refreshed from a month of gardening followed by a week-long yoga intensive. Each summer at this time, I treat myself to these occasions of being purposefully led through a transformational experience. Always my intention is the same — to awaken to my unconscious habits and to continue the work of liberating these deeply held patterns from my body.
Fortunately, the physical body wisely shows us, through sensation, where to focus attention in order to heighten awareness and raise consciousness.Read more
It takes great trust to be okay with everything and everyone. Believing in the inherent goodness of all circumstances and people is challenging enough in today’s climate.
Now add the ability to accept that whatever arises in the moment is exactly what you need. If you are capable of accepting each moment as it presents itself, you have the recipe for living life in an effortless fashion. By effortless, I do not mean without expending any energy, just without expending negative energy.
As I virtually witness outer world chaos materializing into global terrorism and other seeming madness, like Donald Trump’s ascendancy toRead more
In January, I felt within me a growing sense of impending change. As each month unfolded, some event emerged toRead more
There comes a time in one’s wisdom journey where healing personal wounds is outgrown and replaced by a concern forRead more