8 Signs That You Are Avoiding Transformation

The following are eight signs that you’re in reaction. You are moving away from a feeling or experience rather than moving toward wholeness and transformation in that moment.

What You Need to Know About Mindfulness and Somatic Awareness

Mindfulness is the Eastern meditation concept central to Buddhism, that refers to a clear, lucid quality of awareness regarding the cognitive and emotional experiences of everyday life.

How to Live Longer…What You Can Learn From Orchestra Conductors

It’s true. Orchestra conductors live longer than almost any other group of people by three to seven years. Many great conductors have even led major orchestras into their nineties.

5 Books That Help You “Awaken” to a New Life

It is paradoxical: No matter how many books you read about awakening, you won’t experience an awakened consciousness using the part of your mind that’s doing the reading!

How Therapeutic Approaches Can Actually Limit Your Transformation

Therapeutic approaches aimed at taking away your symptoms can help you feel better, at least temporarily, but these same approaches can actually limit your growth and transformation.

How to Experience More Gratitude, Compassion, and Love

This post examines how the experiences of gratitude, compassion, and love are deeply interconnected with your biology. When you’re stressed out, overwhelmed or living in an incongruent way your body naturally goes into a reactive fight or flight mode.

What Does Your Pain Want From You?

A young woman came into my office last week with excruciating neck pain that began suddenly with no prior trauma or injury. Her neck and upper back were locked in what is clinically known as “torticollis.”

Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question – What Are You Doing For Others?

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? – Martin Luther King Jr. It’s easy to close our eyes to the fact that there are people in need virtually everywhere. There’s such a need as

How to Create a World People Want to Belong To: Steps 1-3

To create a world that people want to belong to, want to participate in, and want to contribute to, a world where each person feels a sense of purpose and belonging, and an awareness of the important role they play

What Most Self-Empowerment and Self-Help Programs are Missing

Whether you call it positive thinking, visualizing, goal-setting, creating empowering beliefs or the “law of attraction,” the power your mind has to change your life is an extraordinary phenomenon.