Meditation & Mindfulness

A New Year Rising

More and more every moment feels like a blessing. 2017 was no exception.There were some soul searching challenges and some heart-rending pain, AND the magic is that in 2017 I learned to… Read More

Note To Self: I Love You.

Happy New Year, Dragons! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been reflecting on the past while opening your heart to the coming new year. This week, I’ve been thinking a lot… Read More

Lighting the Way

As we descend into darkness at this time of year, our attention is naturally drawn to the light. As with many things of value, we notice it more when it… Read More

What Drives You?

In August, Briana and I released a book called Rituals for Transformation. It’s a three-month process in which you read a short lesson each day about the body, mind, or… Read More

Making Merry

Note: This article originally appeared in this month’s issue of About Face Magazine. As we embark on a joyous holiday season it’s easy to get swept up in the rush… Read More

28 Tips for Defeating Stress

Last week I discussed the nature of stress, the many ways we’ve benefited from having identified its role in our lives, and Hans Selye’s model for how we respond to… Read More

The Anatomy of Stress

I was recently geeking out with the Google Ngram tool. You enter a word and it produces a graph showing the prevalence of the word in print over the past… Read More

The Stick and Carrot Show

In this month’s series of articles on meditation, I’ve tried to be gentle on you. They say people can be motivated by the threat of a stick or the reward… Read More

Meditation and the Lottery

Since it seems unlikely at this point that I will achieve stardom as a professional athlete, I’ve been weighing the pros and cons of other avenues to fame. So far,… Read More

Holiday Travel Stress Relief

Whether you’re a frequent-flyer or not, holiday travel certainly tends to be the catalyst for excess stress. Between booking-woes, finding the perfect gifts, and making sure presents don’t get smushed,… Read More

A love for candles…

I grew up in a candle heavy household.  In every room there were at least 4 candles and they were lit daily, however, this was usually to cover up the… Read More