Peel back the layers.
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Think it’s time to start breaking down some thought paradigms?
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You’re in the right place! Whether I’m writing about the soul, the culture at large, midlife (which I am smack dab inside), parenting, or our political landscape, the underlying themes are always about:
breaking down hierarchies
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Grounded in Hope
Free use from Pixabay Each year at this time, I look forward to the tulips 🌷 blossoming in my front yard, the geese returning, and seeing the children playing outside, their winter jackets all tossed in a heap on the last pile of melting snow. The spring season represents opening, rejuvenation, and renewal. The promise of spring shows us that after…Read More →
In the Era of Trump: Should I Stay or Should I Go?
If one more person told me I was over-reacting, I thought I would scream. Trump As far as I could tell, I was the only one responding appropriately to the truth of the situation: We Americans had just elected Donald...
Mother Earth Weeps: Exiting the Paris Climate Agreement
On June 1, 2017, the United States, currently helmed by Donald J. Trump, businessman extraordinaire, withdrew from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement. We are now aligned in this position with Syria and Nicaragua, while opposing countries like Russia, China, India,...
10 Reasons Why We Should All Mix Spirituality with Politics
In the age of Trump, a man who has by now clearly shown us that his leadership instincts are authoritarian and that his allegiance is tied only to himself and those who can pay for it, who among us is...
The Wheel of Healthcare Goes Around and Around: Let’s Get Philosophical
An edited version of this article appeared first on elephant journal. “It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers but to guard one part of the society against the...
When Love of Country Trumps Love of Humanity
Eight years ago, when I was part-owner of a yoga center, I stood on my driveway facing my business partner. We were arguing. In fact, we had been arguing almost daily for about a year, from everything about what kinds...
Ayurveda: The Basics
WHAT IS AYURVEDA? Ayurveda ("Ayur" = life, "Veda" ‐ science/study) is an ancient, rich, organic science of healing and well‐being. It is the oldest system of medicine and as such proved itself as no other system of medicine has. Developed...
If I Were You: A Self-Love Exercise
"Talk to yourself like you would someone you love." ~Brene Brown When we think of the phrase, “If I were you,” it probably comes with a picture of a parent scolding a child. Something like, “If I were you, I’d...