Walled-in: Life Without Facebook

quitting-facebook

I quit Facebook because I wanted to live deliberately. Seventeen months ago, I deleted my Facebook account — not just deactivated it, but fully deleted it — and the relief was tremendous. No longer did I have to check for updates, deal with friend requests (is this someone whose updates I want in my life? […]

Beginning Today With Grace

Beginning Today With Grace

Every Sunday evening I ask myself, ” What will the theme of my classes be this week?  What am I feeling? What knowledge or wisdom will I impart upon my students to help bring love, light, and joy to their day and into their hearts. Will I even have a theme or fly by the […]

7 Ways to Claim Your Power

empower-yourself

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. It is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that we are most afraid of. -Marianne Williamson “Power” is one of those words that can have a weird connotation. Many think of it as being aggressive or inflexible. As a […]

Simple Daily Habits To Ignite Your Passion

find-your-passion

For the past 8 years I’ve run experiments on myself and others to better understand what makes us come alive. This has taken me on ultra-marathons, to the tops of mountains, the bowels of bookstores, around the world and in front of some pretty fascinating people on some very deep soul searching. Finding passion and […]

Basic Words And Phrases To Learn When Traveling Abroad

english-spanish-french-german-questions

We’ve brought you a post on the benefits of learning a second language and some basic phrases for you to learn in Spanish, French, and German. Now we’re bringing you some new phrases and words to learn relating to travel and getting around in a foreign country. You may be getting ready to travel this […]

Is There A Link Between Gratitude And Happiness?

thank-you-gratitude-happiness

Research suggests that people who feel gratitude benefit in the following ways: 1. happier 2. less depressed 3. less stressed 4. more satisfied with their lives and social relationships 5. aware of their purpose in life 6. self confident 7. positive 8. able to cope with the difficulties in positive ways 9. more likely to […]