Resilience Spirituality

Lighting Your Life

The season of winter light is upon us. A lot of candlighting happens and while it looks great, the twinkling can blind you to the deeper spiritual meaning behind the lighting we do. The twinkling candles of Diwali are lighting homes for five dark evenings starting today. For Hindus, Jains and Sikhs, the candlelighting of […]

General Personal Growth Spirituality

How To Create A Good Life During Chaotic Times

My friend “Marla” spent about two weeks packing the entire contents of her yard into her house, battening down the hatches, sealing windows , making a safe room in her bedroom for herself and her cat and praying the wind would not blow off her roof. She lives in Florida and was the predicted path […]

Business Personal Growth Spirituality

Come Home

Today, July 2, 2019, is a major day spiritually for all of us. Today I challenge you to get a fresh start when it comes to creating new traditions in your family (whatever your family structure).   Now is the time to disrupt inter-generational trauma and put and end to unhealthy and unwise patterns and […]

Personal Growth Spirituality Wellness

Spirituality, Depression and Suicide: Make Time For Pain

Over the summer of 2018, the suicides of two celebrities — the fashion designer Kate Spade, and then the chef Anthony Bourdain — stunned the world. Their deaths prompted a global outpouring of emotion with great depth. Ms. Spade’s fans recounted how her bright handbags were their first adult big-ticket purchase. And our TV critic […]


The Discipline of Self Care

You must take good care of yourself before you can take care of anyone else. When your cup is full, you can offer yourself to others and give your best. This is phenomenal alignment. This is phenomenal living. This is success. Women – you especially need to know and practice this everyday. (Men do it […]

General Personal Growth Wellness

Love, Creativity & Business: A Conversation with Maria Rodale

If you want to hear about the journey of someone who has managed to combine love, creativity and business into a great life, then you will enjoy this podcast with retiring Rodale Inc. CEO, Maria Rodale. A consummate businessperson, mother of three and author in midlife, Rodale has great insight, humor and wisdom about a […]