Book Of The Week: The Emotion Code

For the past few years, I have had this nagging feeling that there is some emotion (or emotions) trapped in my body that I can’t let go of.  I keep trying to do the work, but I don’t feel like I’m getting anywhere.  Has anyone else ever had that feeling? Well, my feelings have beenContinue reading “Book Of The Week: The Emotion Code”

Book Of The Week: This Is Your Brain On Music

If you’re a science buff and a fan of music, this blog’s for you.  Daniel Levitin is a producer turned scientist. In his book “This Is Your Brain On Music,” he gives us an in-depth look at music and the mind. Specifically, he examines how music affects our mind and spirit.  Music Is Organized Sound Continue reading “Book Of The Week: This Is Your Brain On Music”

Book of The Week: ‘The Creative Cure’

Jacob Nordby’s book “The Creative Cure” is one of the most touching books I have read about creativity.  Like many of us, Jacob has gone through his share of heartbreak. But he was able to use those experiences to come home to himself and cultivate the creativity that was always a part of him.  CreativityContinue reading “Book of The Week: ‘The Creative Cure’”

How To Unlock Your Why

Have you ever heard the saying that our relationship with money is emotional? For many of us, that statement is true, and it is precisely what Heather Burgette attempts to help us unlock in “Unlock Your Why.” This book is all about having a thriving relationship with money so we can feel hopeful and moreContinue reading “How To Unlock Your Why”


A common misconception about meditating is that when we meditate, we set aside a specific time during the day to focus. But as Jinananda describes in “Meditating,” meditation is more a way of going about things rather than the end product of a gratifying experience. Meditation can help us take full ownership of our experienceContinue reading “Meditating”

The Happiness Hypothesis

The search for happiness seems never-ending. How do we obtain it and how do we hold on to it? In “The Happiness Hypothesis,” Jonathan Haidt provides a great theory on where happiness comes from. Imagine you are in a situation where you need to choose between two difficult decisions. On the one hand, you knowContinue reading “The Happiness Hypothesis”

Achieve Beyond Expectations

Envision what you want to achieve in any area of your life. What’s stopping you from getting there?  If you need some direction, Bill Blokker’s book “Achieve Beyond Expectations,” might be a good place to start.  Bill Blokker, Ed.D. has worked with and studied many high-achieving people over the years. He says there are fiveContinue reading “Achieve Beyond Expectations”