Since the birth of my son, I’ve learned a lot about sleep or the lack of it. I was warned about sleep deprivation with a newborn but I hadn't counted on colic, croup, colds, ear infections and... read more
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The skill of listening is one of the keys to wellness: personal wellness as well as social wellness…and yes, even bliss. The type of listening to which I am referring is a quality of listening... read more
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At her Harvard commencement speech, "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems "worth more... read more
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Children’s future happiness is not tied to how well they behave or whether they will be able to hold a job. It is tied to their ability to create with their minds and their hands. Saoirse... read more
© Detail from Original Painting, "Creativity", by Laura Basha “Like a great starving beast My body is quivering Fixed On the scent Of Light." ~ Hafiz Would you like ongoing grace... read more
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I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go. This is the... read more
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Tucked away in the rolling hillsides of San Ramon, California, an Ashram (spiritual monastery) awaits to greet us with its temple, guest houses, orchards, gardens, and a swan-inhabited lake. This... read more
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When surrounded by the stormy sea of anger, how do we find our compassion? This piece makes my 9th attempt of writing my blog post for this week. I have sat staring into a blank screen hoping... read more
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Many come and many leave this vital planet of ours. While we are here in this life, some among us leave a legacy and imprint of their existence upon us. This is the case of those who live a life... read more