Awakening: A Means to an End

I was already in my late 20’s by the time that I first learned about the idea of enlightenment. Initially, I didn’t really understand what it was, beyond the (false) belief that attaining enlightenment was the only true way to bring me peace and happiness into my life. I therefore …

Dieting vs. Healthy eating

Healthy eating is a skill. Just as it’s not possible to become a concert pianist in one day, nobody can choose to start eating healthily “overnight”. Healthy eating takes knowledge, practice, and patience. Instead of taking the time to learn and make healthy eating practices a habit, many people choose …

Joy Comes from Giving

“Joy in life comes from loving others and giving to others, not in being loved or receiving from others.” -Joel S. Goldsmith As much as we would all love to believe that joy actually comes from giving, deep down we probably don’t really believe this way (if we are honest …

The Healing Journey

The healing journey is a path of self-discovery. When your body becomes ill, it is frequently a signal that there is something within you that you have hidden from yourself. Often, it has been hidden away for so long that you don’t even remember what it is that you’ve buried. …