11/10/2016
So many songs and sentiments about best friends, and that's our word of the day. Who is the Lucy and who is the Ethel in YOUR best friendship? 
11/08/2016
The word's so nice, we explore it twice... Today we revisit the power of MINDFULNESS, but this time we don't get all into Orange Is The New Black. But we actually do. And. . . that's okay. 
Werner Erhard and a quote about happiness
11/08/2016
The film "Transformation: The Life and Legacy of Werner Erhard" was screened at the University of Pennsylvania's Bioethics Film Festival in April 2016. Following the screening, Werner Erhard--... read more
11/08/2016
Good Morning and happy days to all! TODAY let us focus on STRETCHING. STRETCH and your fears will shrink. Breathe into it...like Lamaze...
11/04/2016
Good morning everyone!!! Let's start off the day RIGHT! How do YOU start your day?  What is your comforting routine?
11/03/2016
Today we shall focus on NATURE. Even the Lion King counts. It's the circle of life.
11/02/2016
Everybody's gotta hurt sometime... Because pain is INEVITABLE or something...ouch...
11/01/2016
Let's stop and smell the flowers and not pick them. AND ALSO DO NOT PICK YOUR NOSE.
Rear view of soldier standing atop rubble looking into smoke.
10/31/2016
According to a new study, adding mindfulness to traditional therapy could be beneficial for soldiers with PTSD. by Adam Hoffman | Greater Good Science Center Soldiers who return home in casts... read more

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cat peering into boxes of accumulated clutter
03/09/2015
Usually, people make resolutions because they want to change some thing or things in their lives. They are unhappy with something OR they want to achieve something … or both. The idea of... read more
fork in the road in the woods
03/04/2015
Let’s look at behavioral changes that don’t involve physical stuff but do involve choices. Choices that are either keeping us stuck in a cycle of clutter and disorganization OR are just not... read more
painted and sketched flowers by Laura Basha
03/03/2015
Sensing a whisper of warmer weather, and perhaps partly due to the possibility of shedding heavy clothes in favor of lighter garments, we think of letting go, cleaning or cleansing, making room for... read more
baby feet on whit blanket
02/26/2015
Most significant achievements started with one simple action. Many of us tend to focus on the big finish—the goal. Then we look at how far we still have to go, all the things still to do and... read more
meditating figure with wide open eye
02/23/2015
What makes man different and unique from all else in existence is that he is aware of himself. He is able to reflect upon himself and analyze what happens to him, he can change his consciousness, he... read more
Bride and groom hands clasped with wedding rings
02/16/2015
I recently celebrated my 10-year wedding anniversary. I cannot believe that Rob and I tied the knot a decade ago. We wed in beautiful Ojai, California, known as Southern California’s Valley of the... read more
dramatic looks with eye shadow and mascara
02/09/2015
When I first started working in the beauty industry, I was continually shocked to hear from women who would approach the counter, try something new, fall in love, and then stop the self-love train... read more
desk with papers and coffee mug ready for work
02/02/2015
“I wake up with a gnawing sensation of dissatisfaction. Already I feel fear. … I’m not thinking about the work. I’ve already consigned that to the Muse. What I am aware of is Resistance. I feel it in... read more
sepia photo of man sitting on stone wall looking across river at cityscape
01/27/2015
By Ray Potter / Going Organic Magazine How I Changed My Mind and Got Happier I’m a former angry person. I used to be angry most of the time. It was a rare morning when I got out of the house... read more

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11/11/2014
Mike talks about a lifetime of chasing success - the pursuit of accomplishment.  Yet, when we reach this milestone, sometimes we find that it hasn't lived up to our expectations.  What... read more
11/11/2014
While attending the Wisdom 2.0 conference, Mike was moved by a talk by Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, about how eulogies are not given about our job title, but about the impact... read more
11/11/2014
Mike recently turned 40 and was showered with well wishes and appreciation from his loved ones.  While he was grateful, he also realized that receiving so much appreciation can sometimes be... read more
11/11/2014
As he recently turned forty, Mike thought about the way our culture focuses on youth and beauty, instead of embracing aging and the wisdom that come with it. It's time to have self-acceptance and... read more
11/11/2014
Mike's talk focuses on the importance of being authentic. He shares some stories, ideas, and perspectives about what makes it challenging for us to be authentic, some important distinctions about... read more
11/11/2014
In May of 2012, Mike Robbins was asked to deliver the keynote address to the California Parent-Teacher Association’s annual convention in Anaheim, California.  In it, he discusses the importance... read more
11/11/2014
Mike explains why he chose to move into making videos instead of writing blog posts. In the process, he learned that we don't need make things more difficult than they need to be.  We can do... read more
11/11/2014
When you have to take on someone's responsibilities, it gives you a greater appreciation for all they do. How much time do you spend walking in someone else's shoes? Give it a try and watch your... read more
11/11/2014
The New Year is a special, sacred time where we set goals and intentions. But it can also create a lot of stress. Let "trust" be your focus for 2014. Don't second guess yourself, over-think or... read more

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