Overcome Addiction

“I’m not telling you it is going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.”—Anonymous  Habits Can Make or Break You. Many people have addictions. Some addictions involve abusing substances like drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, or food. Other addictions are behavioral, such as gambling, sex, shopping, and exercise. Addiction can take over your life and negatively impact …

Enough with the Worrying

Persistent and Uncontrollable Worrying is a Problem. “I’ve suffered a great many catastrophes in my life. Most of them never happened.” —Mark Twain Worrying is a normal part of life. Everyone does it to some extent. But excessive worrying can have a negative impact on your emotional and physical health. Worrying rarely does any good. Yet, it’s habitual for most …

Sitting is the New Smoking

“For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking.”                    —Dr. Martha Grogan, cardiologist   Uninterrupted Sitting Creates Disease. Sitting for long stretches can have irreversible health consequences that are sometimes more harmful than smoking. You are more likely to die earlier …

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Although a good night’s sleep is just as important as healthy eating and regular exercise, many people drop the ball when it comes to getting adequate rest. Getting enough sleep is essential to your well-being. Here are some tips to help you sleep better. Be Consistent with Your Sleep-Wake Cycle. One of the most effective ways to sleep better is …

Dealing with Irresponsible Choices by Others

  “Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”                                                                                  —Dalai Lama  A Different Perspective Will Help You. It can …

Take Control of Your Emotions

It’s a Blessing to Have a Wide Range of Emotions. Believe it or not, having a broad range of emotions is actually a gift humans are able to experience while incarnated on Earth. We do not have this wide a spectrum of emotions on the other side of the veil. But sometimes those emotions can take over, and sabotage your …

Benefits of Meditating

Meditating is one of the most powerful and effective things you can do in your life. See what just 5-10 minutes a day of quieting the mind can do for you! Here are some of the many benefits to meditating.   Instantly calms your mind Reduces physical pain Stops unhealthy thought patterns Provides greater clarity Accelerates healing Relieves stress and …

Bring More Mindfulness Into Your Life

Mindfulness is a Developed Skill. Bringing mindful attention to the present moment has become increasingly popular these days. Mindfulness is how you’re paying attention as you go about your day. Rather than being on autopilot, you’re more fully aware of each moment. When you’re mindful, even the simplest things can bring you awe and help you spirituality awaken. Research has …

Make Changes Easier

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.” –Socrates You Are Programmed to Resist Change. Everyone agrees change is hard. Despite a deep desire to change a behavior, you find yourself spinning your wheels, getting nowhere. There’s a persistent inner resistance that won’t budge. That’s because we’re …

Dealing with Others’ Harmful Environmental Choices

You aren’t here to save Gaia. Gaia is here to save you. She volunteered to be a learning lab to help raise consciousness individually and collectively.    Remember the Bigger Picture. It happens all the time. The grocery store cashier asks the person in front of you, “Paper or plastic?” and they nonchalantly reply, “Plastic.” Sometimes it’s all I can …