Last Years New Years; Message Moving Into Stillness – The Peace Within


This is not my New Years message for 2012 (still a work in progress), but rather a reiteration of my message from 2011. Sort of like reading a favorite book over and over again because it makes sense and always feels good to do so. Perhaps rereading reminds us of what we deeply desire, provides […]

Mindful Moments with Brenda Strausz – New Year’s Reflections


I am truly honored to offer Mindful Moments with Brenda Strausz as a regular feature on Allison Stuart Kaplan’s empowering blog I don’t claim to know all the answers by any stretch of the imagination. I have been a seeker all my life. When I was a little girl my father nicknamed me “Twenty […]

New Years Wisdom, Past And Present!


Here are motivating and stimulating quotes for the new year from famous philosophers, scientists, teachers, writers and poets, all great thinkers and doers! May they encourage and inspire, as we reflect and face the challenges of the coming year. Wishing you joy, peace and love – always love!  Looking ahead to a bright New Year! […]