Flutterings Of The Soul

Some people look forward to the holiday season and others look forward to getting through the season quickly. Instead of joy, there is anxiety and sadness for some people. Maybe you are one of those who dreads this season, or you know someone who does. Pema Chodron a buddhist teacher, talks about “having an itch,Continue reading “Flutterings Of The Soul”

Perspective

Life is all about perspective. What some people find stressful, others find motivating. What disturbs people’s minds is not events but their judgements of events (Epictetus 100 A.D.) Where a certain situation might invoke fear in one person, in another a sense of adventure is renewed. In any given moment you have the choice ofContinue reading “Perspective”

Random Thoughts

Scientists estimate that humans can have up to 80,000 thoughts a day. Most of these are random thoughts. Some thematic thoughts take up more space than others creating habitual thinking patterns.  Thinking patterns can be negative or positive. Depending on how much time is allotted to these thoughts, ones mood, physical, mental and spiritual wellContinue reading “Random Thoughts”

Flashing Neon Lights

Earlier today I read this quote and found it to be quite comforting. I also find it to be a wholehearted responsibility to follow one’s calling. A calling is a sense that your very being is implicated in what you do. You feel that you fit into the scheme of things when you do thisContinue reading “Flashing Neon Lights”

Choosing Love

Only when we are committed to love, do we choose love~ Gary Zukav. With every cell within our body we can choose love to uplift ourselves and  others. Love is a choice and a habit and when we continue to share our love with the intention and commitment to heal and transform, we bring thisContinue reading “Choosing Love”

Wired for Connection

Everyone can think back to a time when heartbreak, embarrassment, rejection was particularly painful. Did you ever wonder why it was so painful? Naomi Eisenberger talks about the social connections to pain and rejection. In her research she has found that the  pain receptors that light up in the brain when there is physical pain,Continue reading “Wired for Connection”