Spirituality

What If Your Life Were a Movie?

  I just read a little book on life after death called The Afterlife of Billy Fingers, by Annie Kagan. You’ll have to read it yourself to understand the title and the whole story (which I do recommend). But in it, Billy describes a phase of the afterlife in which you are surrounded (I pictured […]

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Loving Life in Full Bloom

by guest blogger Elizabeth Murray, author of Living Life in Full Bloom: 120 Daily Practices to Deepen Your Passion, Creativity & Relationships On St. Valentine’s Day, we express our love to the special people in our lives. In my book Living Life in Full Bloom, you’re invited to explore the pathways of “The Gardener” to […]

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Celebrating the Harvest of Middle Age, or Becoming a Peach

by guest blogger Elizabeth Murray, author Living Life in Full Bloom: 120 Daily Practices to Deepen Your Passion, Creativity & Relationships This is the season of harvest when all of the hard work, intention, and magic of the spring and summer have come to fruition. There is such abundance that we are overflowing and can […]

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Light on Iyengar: My Little Yoga Story

I first started taking yoga 17 years ago. How do I remember that number exactly? Well, I was pregnant with my now 17-year-old daughter and really wanted to find a yoga teacher who could help me through the pregnancy. And that leads one quickly to Iyengar yoga, since it is the most cautious and health-focused […]

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Death, Life, and Rebirth

I have a friend on Facebook who is slowly dying. He announced his terminal cancer diagnosis a few months ago, and since then his friends have been rallying around him. On Facebook, he’s been posting pictures of trips to the beach, his favorite drinks at the bar, heartbreaking photos of him and his mom, and […]

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21 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice

The summer solstice is when Earth’s axis tilts most directly toward the sun, making for the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway). This year, the summer solstice occurs this Saturday, June 21, at 6:51 a.m. (EST). Legends and rituals from different cultures imbue the day with great significance and deep meaning, […]

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Hitting the Reset Button

by guest blogger Robyn Hessinger, intuitive, medium, Reiki master, and founder of Inspired Guidance Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Whether it’s in our career, our relationship, or even just our day. When this happens, often the best solution is to hit the reset button. For example, the other morning I was scheduled to […]

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100 Little Blessings

For Martha… Honeybees The fragrance of flowers Kisses from children That special laughter that is genuine and loving Rain, but not too much Sunshine Emails with with happy stories and gratitude Real mail, handwritten The first bulbs of spring popping up Snuggling The perfect song at the perfect moment A good cupcake A good cup […]

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