Human beings have an infinite capacity to be kind, generous, and supportive of one another. When that happens, I call it the huddle effect. It often occurs when people need support during a crisis. Suddenly, we realize how much we need each other.[Read more…] about Togetherness—not Otherness—is a Remedy for Global Healing
Integrating loving kindness in your meditation practice helps improve emotional health, increases compassion and empathy, and heals your relationships. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s a meditation that shows you how to send loving kindness to your partner.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: Send Loving Kindness to Your Partner
Mindfulness can help improve your relationships. Whether it means attracting the right partner, developing strong friendships, or healing your marriage, practicing mindfulness can positively impact your current and future relationships. If you’d like to learn how to improve your relationships by being mindful, read on![Read more…] about How to Improve Your Relationships By Being Mindful
Reaching for a Higher Perspective
To say we are fighting with our loved ones over politics in 20/20 would be an understatement. We are not just fighting over politics, we are challenging each other’s world views.[Read more…] about How to Love Your Neighbor Regardless of How They Vote
Asking other women who are also someone’s daughter: Growing up, was your mother your best friend? My mom wasn’t. But I know she tried. As I write this, I am finally friends with mom. In fact, she is my best friend.
It is only now that I am a mother myself that I often look back at situations she and I went through together. I would wonder what thoughts went through her head; what she would tell herself so she could soldier through them.
I would wonder how many times she cried herself to sleep.
Examining barriers you may have is not an easy thing to do, breaking them down even more so. Whether you realize it or not, you may have built them up over time. It’s a perfectly natural thing to do, especially if you are a sensitive person. [Read more…] about Examining Barriers and Opening Yourself Up to What You Want