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When You Feel Like Giving Up

When You Feel Like Giving Up

If you feel like giving up, it implies that you are trying to get somewhere. But the truth is that there is no goal. And isn’t this really what makes us unhappy? Thinking that we have not reached our goals? We want happiness, success, abundance, love, recognition, and when we feel we don’t measure up against our goals, we suffer. The true prize, if there is one, is the ability to be ok with whatever arises. And this takes practice. Read More

David Bowie Just Gave You A Permission Slip To Live Your Truth

David Bowie Just Gave You A Permission Slip To Live Your Truth

When I look at how David Bowie lived his life, I see someone who lived to the fullest, who shared everything he had, who kept on going, and who was not afraid to keep changing with the times. Accepting constant change means letting go, over and over. To me, that is what it means to practice presence and live fully in the moment. This is what it means to live your truth. Read More

Some Tools To Help You Set Intentions For The New Year

Some Tools To Help You Set Intentions For The New Year

It’s so easy to grasp at what we think will make us happy. When you finally realize that nothing outside is going to satisfy your deepest desires for happiness, you can let go. So listen up: stop looking outside for happiness! You know this. Now believe it and live it! Read More

Finding Peace on Earth

Finding Peace on Earth

When you start feeling like the world is hopelessly out of control, remember that nature is the source of our sanity. Peace on earth happens in our hearts, but can be accessed through a direct connection with that source.

Here is a short trailer of a documentary about one of the most peaceful places I know, surrounded by wild nature. Read More

When Dead Ends Are Doorways, Or, When Your Goals For The Year Turn Out To Be A Total Freaking Disaster

When Dead Ends Are Doorways, Or, When Your Goals For The Year Turn Out To Be A Total Freaking Disaster

Reinventing yourself means breaking the mold, questioning your intentions, dwelling in the dark depths of uncertainty without hope of finding a quick answer. It means looking hard at the recurring themes: the habits that you’ve developed whether consciously or not, that open the door when suffering knocks. The ones that bring you to your knees. Again. There is no system for this, no 10 step practice, no self-help Ted talk, no app that you can download. Read More

Delicious, Nutritious Coconut and Raw Cacao Smoothie Recipe

Delicious, Nutritious Coconut and Raw Cacao Smoothie Recipe

This coconut and raw cacao smoothie recipe has become my favorite way to start the day. Raw cacao is filled with magnesium – one of the best sources – and this mineral is deficient in many people. Stress depletes magnesium, as does excessive caffeine and alcohol intake, so if you are stressed, over-caffeinated or drinking one-too-many glasses of wine with your meal, then you might also be magnesium deficient. When the body lacks magnesium, all sorts of unpleasant things can happen, from insomnia to anxiety to osteoporosis. Read More

Relax and Listen To Your Body’s Wisdom

Relax and Listen To Your Body’s Wisdom

Your body knows when a situation or an activity is aligned with your inner wisdom and it will tell you so: by becoming either relaxed and healthy or stressed and sick. When you relax and listen to your body’s wisdom your intentions are attuned to your actions and struggle vanishes. Read More

Cutting Anxiety At The Root

Cutting Anxiety At The Root

Anxiety is an emotional response to a perceived lack or expectation of things being different than they actually are. The solution is to accept things as they are right here and right now. Here’s an exercise to help you do that.
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