Where to Go when in Search of your True Self

Our world is brimming with remarkable destinations constantly drawing all globetrotters who yearn to discover new depths and meaning of their inner beings, while experiencing the most untamed corners of the planet. It’s these places that lead to unexpected revelations and new awareness that will allow for the most significant life-changing events to happen. Based … Read more

Castle in the Sky

I often sit and contemplate how different my life looks from moment to moment – season to season. In my youth I never thought about the seasons of life; beyond Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, I was unaware that life was ever-evolving. A child completely oblivious to forces of nature, directing one’s thoughts, will, and … Read more

A Conversation About Pleasure: Are You At Ease With Your Own Desire?

Pleasure. A loaded topic. In today’s zeitgeist, where pornography and its influence in the mainstream include a new level of nudity and raunchy behavior in movies, television shows and commercials,  and using the word “porn” in casual connection with everyday words, pleasure could easily be whittled down to the basest of concepts. However, pleasure encompasses … Read more

Buddhist Prayer of Forgiveness

I came to a clear understanding a few years ago that we all do the best we can with our level of awareness. When we know better, we do better. When we don’t know better, we tend to be more hurtful to others and ourselves. I think of my loving mom who didn’t support significant … Read more

When it Doesn’t Feel Good

When it doesn’t feel good to be me it’s hard to see the brighter side of life. When I’m told that I’m passionate and creative by people who hardly know me but I doubt myself so much I think it’s a lie. When even though I know how much I feel and how much I … Read more

No Vacancy

How is it that some days you wake up and can’t wait to start your day while others you find yourself laying in your bed for hours just cuddling your cat wanting to stay asleep? Is this the big monster of depression everyone is talking about? Am I just a highly sensitive person? Did I … Read more

How to… No Gentlemen, this isn’t ‘man-hating’, this is an idea or suggestion.

I would imagine it is tough these days being a gentleman in the Western world. Everything is turned topsy-turvy from what you were often taught as a kid and everywhere you look there seems to be more and more instances of your fellow gender acting poorly. And while you are not siding with or standing … Read more

7 Self-care tips for challenging times

Life can be unpredictable. Despite the best-laid plans and precautions, external events (often completely beyond our control,) can hurl your life into chaos. Family tragedies, job losses, unexpected upheavals, and natural disasters can completely upend the balance, stability, and normalcy of your daily routine. To make matters worse, traumatic events can generate an enormous amount … Read more