Compassion vs Dysfunction

Only the Broken Wave Knows the Ocean by Robert Augustus Masters / @RobertMasters Paralleling and distracting us from our suffering is an abundance of dysfunction in spiritual drag. This includes spiritualized greed (think so-called prosperity consciousness), spiritualized escapism (dissociation masquerading as transcendence), spiritualized narcissism (the you-can-have-it-all deification of me-ness), and other forms of spiritual bypassing […]

Four Sustainable Habits

My daughter wants to work out more, but she has a hard time forming the habit (many of you might be familiar with this problem). From having to get dressed to go to the gym, to actually going to the gym, to the thought of a hard workout … our minds tend to put off […]

Way to Be: Acceptance and Appreciation

The Way to Be by Leo Babauta @zen_habits Last night I received a phone call from a loved one, someone who I love deeply but have struggled with internally because I’ve been worried about his health. I want to help him, because I feel I’m losing him. I want to show him my habit method, […]

Don’t Worry: Be Happy

What if You Didn’t Have to Worry About Yourself? By Leo Babauta @zen_habits Have you ever had people annoy you at work? Or maybe family members whose little habits bothered you? Have you been frustrated by a store clerk or waiter, or maybe another driver? What about frustration with your kid, or spouse? How can […]

Unconditional Love

An Unlimited Way of Being by Harold W. Becker @lovefoundation The most courageous act we can ever undertake is to love ourselves and life unconditionally. Each moment we have the opportunity to accept love and its perfection as our expression. Shedding the limitations of the ages, we can free ourselves to experience life as it […]

A New Beginning: Manifesting your Future

If Not You, Then No One by Beth Nicoletto @mrsnicoletto A new beginning, a fresh start, a clean slate. For most, the anticipation of progress, results, and endless possibilities are alluring. For others, the New Year can appear daunting, painful, even disinteresting. But whether you’re ready for it or not, the New Year is upon […]

Tools for Mindful Living

12 Indispensable Mindful Living Tools By Leo Babauta @zen_habits The focus of my life in recent months has been living mindfully, and while I don’t always remember to do that, I have learned a few things worth sharing. The first is a mindful life is worth the effort. It’s a life where we awaken from […]

Laughter: The Best Medicine

Amazing Health Benefits of Laughter Yoga (via ModernLifeBlogs) Laughter Yoga is a unique exercise routine that combines laughter exercises with yogic breathing which brings in more oxygen to the body and brain making one feel more energetic and healthy. It is a powerful cardio workout. In fact, 10 minutes of hearty laughter is equal to […]