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Coping with Loss: How Meditation Soothes Emotional Scars

Loss is a part of life, yet few of us are ready for it when it comes. Whether it’s the end of a long-term relationship or the death of a loved one, the chaotic and often conflicting emotions that...

Dilemmas, Confusion and the Spiral Nature of Growth

Why dual impulses are natural, “good” advice is relative, and one person’s poison is another person’s balm Two basic impulses Virtually every message that tells us how to live has one thing in common. It champions one or the other of...

You’re Just Like Your Mother – Is it Such a Bad Thing?

You just had an argument with your spouse in which you (or they) ended the dialogue with the aged old verbal blow of “You’re JUST like your mother!” Or – a relative or friend sees you do something quirky...

What Men Need to Know About PMS

Far too often, you - being the man that you are, assume that the significant female in your life is in the midst of ‘that time of the month,’ or suffering from “PMS” due to the fact that she...

What Excuses are Holding You Back – Get off the Excuse Train

For each and every one of us, there are dreams and plans for the future, wishes and wants, deeds and desires that remain undone films of ‘what could be’ floating around in our minds. It could be the dream...

Mother – A Priceless Jewel

Mother. Yours and mine. The bond is unmistakable. Imagine the fetus that gets nurtured in a woman’s womb for nine months. That’s a long time to forge a bond. Yes, fathers are also loved for they provide for our...

Living in a Soft Society – Is the World Going Downhill

Are we living in a soft society? Has political corrected-ness completely diminished honesty in nearly every aspect of life? Is this soft society a friendlier, more human place to be - or is it really hurting the generations to...

Do You Care What People Think About You

We come into this world fairly unconcerned about what other people think of us. Babies cry in public, walk around naked, have no humility when it comes to picking their noses and eating their own boogers. They grow into...

Believing in Yourself – Anything is Possible

In our lives, we spend a lot of time believing in others. We believe in celebrities and politicians, family members and our children, friends and clergy, neighbors and strangers alike. Yet believing in ourselves is a more difficult task. We...

Making Your Dreams a Reality – Start Setting Goals

Everyone has a dream, right? You might dream of owning your home, or making it big from the trenches of freelancing writing. You might dream of being a parent one day, of finally taking that cruise around the world....

Fighting in Public – Why You Should Settle Disagreements in Private

You are at the grocery store line up and the couple in front of you is fighting. Not loudly, yet, but you can tell by the body language and the tone of voice that it is going to escalate quickly. What do you do? Nothing is worse then listening...

Trusting the Opposite Sex – You Need to in Order to Find True Love

From movies to songs, to thought patterns passed down from one generation to the next – trusting the opposite sex has become one of the hardest things for people to do. There are so many assumptions in this world that deem the opposite sex as unsuitable suitors, who are...

Commitment – Being Faithful to the One You Love

Commitment Someone who’ll go the distance I need somebody who’ll stand power And make me go weak in the knees Commitment And everything that goes with it I need honor and love in my life from somebody Who’s playin’ for keeps” Lee Ann Rimes had it right in the second to last line of her song ‘Commitment.’...