Social Networking Goes Galactic

My first coach bus trip took me from Minnesota to Lebanon, Ore., as an exchange student in 1972. It was the longest and farthest...

De-Emphasizing Fear – Notes on darkness and illumination

In the midst of the accumulating "dark" or introspective energies of the Northern Hemisphere's winter months, I can't help but notice the parallels to...

Finding the Rightside Up

When I was an adolescent ballet student, our teacher taught us how to maintain our balance while doing spins across the floor. If you...

Drop, Stop & Breathe: A 3-step Approach to Conscious Reconciliation with...

An argument with your significant other is something you wish you could avoid. Yet, it's usually inevitable that a couple disagrees about some aspect...

Tools for Challenging Times

In my life coach training and certification program, I was taught that one of the cornerstones of good coaching is always remembering that our...

Immersed in the Sea of the World

There is a yearning we have as humans, to join with the flow and essence of the world around us. It creates a nostalgia...

Love and Parenting – Part 1 – The Behaviors of Love

First of a four-part series | Part Two Love is so important that the success of our parenting depends on it! Its power to warm...

2012: Let’s share the experience of living

"Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not...

Learning to Pack Lightly

This week has been one in which a disproportionate number of people, both in public life and in my private group of acquaintances, have...

You Can Do What You Love

You are a special, unique person, and you have a meaningful contribution to make to the world. Every person is born with a purpose....

Stepping Out

We create our reality through our conscious and subconscious thoughts. There are times when many of us live in blame, fear and doubt, uncertain...

High Technology: Friend or Foe

Speaking computers already exist. Thinking computers, or what is commonly referred to as the "Super Computer," is soon approaching reality and will comprise more...

Freeing the Children

I had a beautiful shell nightlight, but it burned out. I mourned it as a loss. Then God told me I had lost nothing. Real light comes...

Charting the Heavens in January

The Sun, traveling through Capricorn this month, emboldens us to own our personal authority and enter more fully into life with a renewed sense...

Charting the Heavens in November

The Sun, traveling through Scorpio this month, invites us to embrace personal and collective transformations more fully...until it enters Sagittarius on 11/21, launching us...

The Golden Motorcycle Gang: An Interview with Jack Canfield

Picture Jack Canfield, the charismatic co-author of the Chicken Soup For the Soul book series and "America's #1 Success Coach," vroom-vrooming through the cosmos...

What Can We Do When Embracing Healthful Change is So Very...

Often in my interactions with wellness coaching clients, counseling clients, students and readers of my book or blog, people admit to me that they...