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Pregnant Lobsters

Did you know that lobsters carry about 10,000 eggs per pound of their weight? A lobster that weighs 7 pounds will likely have around 70,000 eggs! That number seems crazy to me but when I think about all the lobsters pulled from the oceans for us to eat, die for…


The Art of Choosing

I saw this post by Hiro Boga on Facebook and it really resonated with me and will likely resonate with many of you since we are so similar.  My heart craves many things…to write, to speak, to travel, to sing, to explore, to commune…and yet much of my time is…


What Does It Mean to Be Spiritual? A Rational Answer

I’m always fascinated by how others define spirituality and I love the thoughts of this author. The year 1745 wasn’t the best to be David Hume. This man, who many now consider to be the greatest philosopher to write in the English language, had over the years made enemies in the wrong places. In an epoch…

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Help Yourself: Our Expert Interview With Marianne Power

There’s a reason why self-help is a multibillion-dollar industry. It offers a magical commodity – the shot at a better life. Read this, attend that, and before you know it, look! You’re poised, confident and successful. It’s a beguiling promise. But does it work? The British journalist Marianne Power decided…

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Success Magazine

I think SUCCESS magazine has some amazing articles that really bring clarity around living a better life.  Awareness is always the key. “In every issue of SUCCESS magazine we will strive to bring you the thought leaders and success experts, both past and present, and reveal their key ideas and…

Clouds in the Sky

Overcoming doubt, understanding how it comes about

But when the universe becomes yourself, when you love the world as yourself, all reality becomes your heaven, reinventing you as your own heaven.” Lao Tzu A dear friend of mine, who teaches mindfulness, recently confided in me that he attended a silent retreat and could not experience a meditative…

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What Makes an Activist

What leads someone to become an activist? Research shows parental beliefs, individual personality and a sense of community can all prime someone for a role as an activist. We all recognize the protestors among us: neighbors who circulate petitions for clean-air bills, animal-rights groups in the subway harassing elderly women…


Synchronicity: Creating Your Own Luck

Humans are split between two worlds: The first is the world of space and time, cause and effect, energy and matter; the second is the world of histories and futures, stories and meanings, memories and hopes. The happenings of the first world can be measured and predicted as a way to understand the…