Archive for July, 2010

The Healing Power of Prayer

There are a great many coping techniques for stressful times; some effective, some ineffective (such as drinking, drugs and violence, for example). For a coping technique to be effective it should increase awareness of the […]

Be The Change You Wish to See in the World!

Not a day goes by where I don’t hear someone comment about how fast the world is changing. Technology grabs most of the attention (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc). Right behind technology, however, are environmental issues […]

Dog Days of Summer!

A friend sent this to me a few days ago. I thought it was worth sharing. If you can start the day without caffeine,If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,If you can […]

Simplicity Rules!

I received an email from a friend of mine the other day. He was informing all his “friends” that to simplify his life, he was closing down his Facebook account. From now on, he said, […]

Greed Is Not A Spiritual Value!

As a child, my mother often read stories to me from Aesop’s Fables. One that comes to mind periodically when I hear various news stories is the fable of The Dog and the Bone. A […]

Death Becomes You

The topic of death can bring about a lot of stress—specifically fear (even anger in some cases.) In fact, the fear of death is thought to be the “mother of all fears.” The topic of […]

Embrace the Shadow

We each have a dark (less than flattering) side that negatively influences our personalities and behavior. This dark side goes by many names, all of which are related to the ego. Carl Jung referred to […]

Honesty!

The truth is that stress can make liars out of all of us. Ask yourself this question, Why do people lie? Stated simply, people lie because of insecurities; unresolved feelings of anger (fight), fear (flight) […]

Creativity & Creative Problem Solving

There is no shortage of problems these days; the BP Gulf oil spill, global warming, economic woes, etc., etc… From an individual perspective, there is no shortage of personal problems either; childcare, mortgage payments, health […]

When The Pupil Is Ready….

Are you feeling the pinch of techno-stress? This is the overwhelming sensation of being pulled in 10 different directions (including, but not limited to, cell phone calls, Facebook updates, Tweets, email avalanches, etc.… the list […]