Be Your Own Hero

I don't know about you, but every time something traumatic happens in my life, I get small. I think most people do. But for me, if something "bad" happens, no matter how little or huge, whether it's a rude comment or the loss of a loved on, I naturally start to shrink. It's my automatic…

TTT: Science and Spirituality

For this week's Ted Talk Thursday (TTT), I decided to post an awesome video that deals with spirituality and science. The speaker is Jeff Lieberman, and he’s great. I wanted to post something about spirituality, since that's been on my mind more and more lately. Its what led to my previous post and it's probably…

Is Sleep Spiritual?

I've noticed lately that I wake-up in the mornings feeling pretty low. I'm usually at least a little angry and a little down. But I try to list off things to be grateful for and I meditate and maybe watch a little Netflix (or write... though not as much as I should) and then I'm…

On Hope and Tears

Have you ever noticed that people who have a lot of money make it sound like it's so easy to make lots of money? And people who don't have a lot of money make it sound like it's impossible to make lots of money? Yesterday I was listening to a Podcast with the guy who…

It’s All In Our Minds (Or How to Save the World)

What the hell is going on? Another school shooting. Another church shooting. Parents killing their own children. Children killing their parents. Most of these stories don't even affect us much anymore. Unless the story is particularly disturbing. The so-called "Las Vegas Shooter" is still capturing headlines. And the entire world took notice of that atrocity.…

The Great Divide

You're talking about someone else, but you're only teaching us about you.   Do you know what's a lot like a car wreck? When I go online and read an article on Yahoo or a news site and then I click on the comments left by readers. I know it's going to make me feel…