Meditation

The three M's of beating stress

As we come to the end of September, I find myself thinking about summer as if it was long long ago. In our household, back to school also means back to work and to the super-busy routines of fitting everything into a day. The easy days of summer seem far away as stress starts to…

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Survival of the sisterhood: working from the inside-out

After the historic women’s marches that took place across the world on January 21, 2017, the global consciousness was reminded of what women, when united, can achieve. For those who participated, there was a palpable power, a healing quality to the experience. It was a macrocosm of what many of us feel when we come…

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Solstice: A Universal call to the Light

Solstice is coming. I get so very excited these days when the great wheel of time swings around to mid-winter’s eve. Let me preface by assuring you that I was once a tremendous humbug about Christmas time. I felt like there was magic happening but somehow the stories I was being told about the reasons…

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Finding the Yin-Yang balance in relationships

Be it romantic, friendship, family or business, relationships are a cornerstone of the human experience. We are all made up of male and female energies, described in the East as Yin and Yang. We reached out to Faye Fitzgerald, founder of the Training in Power™ Academy to chat about how we can better understand Yin and Yang…

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A new world vision: School replaces detention with meditation

A Baltimore elementary school has been getting a lot of praise and web-traction lately for their use of meditation instead of detention. For the past year, children are sent to the “mindful moment room”, when they have misbehaved or need to wind down. Here they are coached to breathe and reflect on their feelings and actions. The…

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Resistance: Know your Enemy!

Waboom! The epiphany descends, a glorious new creative idea. In a Technicolor flash I see the spectrum of my next great screenplay, sure to be success, the best I’ve ever done. I scribble down the first few lines and resume my day, satisfied I’m still on track towards my dream of becoming a filmmaker of…

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5 essential keys of a Spiritual Warrior

  “The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is  that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary  man takes everything as a blessing or as a curse.” Don Juan, the Carlos Casteneda series As a teacher of Level 1, I always welcome my new students by congratulating them for having…

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This is YOUR 2016

A few years ago, instead of New Years resolutions I started to make a yearly intention for manifestation. This is a magical way to start the year and a very empowering exercise to make this year YOURS. Here is a formula I like to use on New Years Eve. It can be a personal exercise…

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