Book Of The Week: Advice Not Given

We all want to do and be better, but we don’t always know how to get there. Mark Epstein, M.D. is a psychiatrist with Buddhist teachings. His insight perfectly intertwines Buddhism and psychotherapy. Among several books that he has written, “Advice Not Given: A Guide To Getting Over Yourself” discusses some of the advice thatContinue reading “Book Of The Week: Advice Not Given”

Book Of The Week: Healing Ancestral Karma

How often do you think about your ancestors? If it isn’t very often, don’t worry, you’re not alone.  Many of us have forgotten our ancestors and are more focused on ourselves as individuals. While there’s nothing wrong with being an individual, it’s important to remember our inherited characteristics and how they affect our lives. IContinue reading “Book Of The Week: Healing Ancestral Karma”

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’”

If You’re On A Self-healing  Journey, Here’s “How To Do The Work”

I have been on a self-healing journey for several years, and the progress has been slow. There are times when I want to give up and go back to my old ways.  Does anyone else feel that way?  Scrolling through social media, I come across a lot of different perspectives. One day, I came acrossContinue reading “If You’re On A Self-healing  Journey, Here’s “How To Do The Work””

Return To The Absolute

I picked up Calvin McCoard’s book “Return To The Absolute” because of my longstanding curiosity about the connection between science and spirituality.  Were you ever taught that science (physics, specifically) dealt with aspects of physical reality, and everything outside of what we can perceive and observe falls in the realm of religion? I always believedContinue reading “Return To The Absolute”

Metaphysical Meditations

If you are interested in strengthening your spiritual practice, this may be the book for you. In “Metaphysical Meditations,” Paramahansa Yogananda provides us with hundreds of prayers, meditations, and affirmations. This book can be helpful to those of all faiths.  In the opening pages, there is a prayer that we all come to the understandingContinue reading “Metaphysical Meditations”

Peace Is Every Breath

Happy New Year, everyone! As most of us start focusing on our goals for the new year ahead, I want to start by focusing on our breath in every moment. It is so easy to overwhelm ourselves with things that need to be accomplished that we forget about what we have in our present.  “PeaceContinue reading “Peace Is Every Breath”

Art Of Forgiveness

Forgiveness.  Why do so many of us struggle to forgive those who have hurt us and even forgive ourselves for the mistakes we have made? It Comes Down To Healing  In his book “Art Of Forgiveness,” Adam Luaces offers a very helpful method for healing ourselves and reprogramming our subconscious mind.  If you have readContinue reading “Art Of Forgiveness”

Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself

Through all of my studies about what the human brain is capable of, I have seen that true transformation is possible. But there was still the question of how to change and where to start.  It wasn’t until I stumbled upon Dr. Joe Dispenza’s book “Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself” that I started toContinue reading “Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself”

Bliss Brain

Ever wondered about neuroplasticity? Imagine being able to change the structure of your brain just by what you think, do, and feel.  Neuroplasticity has become more and more popular over the years.  (Check out my earlier posts.) Can we change our brains to be in a constant state of bliss? Although Dawson Church opens “BlissContinue reading “Bliss Brain”