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Am I Allowed To Feel Joy?

Interesting question, isn’t it? You’d be surprised at how many people would answer “Why yes, of course we deserve to feel joy all the time!”, but do not walk their talk. We live in a culture that is infatuated with planning for the future, [...]

Presence You Don’t Need to Wrap

No need for ribbons, bows, and wrapping paper for the gift of your Authentic Soul. As this year draws to a close, I feel like there’s so much to do because of the imminent holiday gatherings that are on the horizon. Buying presents, wrapping [...]

Romantic Volunteer Vacations: A Great Way To Reinvigorate Your Relationship

It’s an age-old challenge: how do couples keep their relationships fresh over the span of many years and the daily routine of everyday life? The best opportunities for couples to get away from the routine are during shared time off, so why [...]

Is There Ever A Right Time To Have Children?

People are becoming parents much later these days. There are many factors that contribute, especially career and financial concerns, but having spoken to many of my clients that are considering children, they are rarely on the fence—they either [...]

Sometimes It’s Okay To Quit

Comedian Dave Chapelle recently made headlines after he stopped a recent performance because of significant heckling and noise from the audience. After only telling two jokes, Chappelle boldly stopped his act, scolded the crowd, then left. Sounds [...]

Don’t Let A Downturn Economy Drag You Down

Whether we have stable jobs or are really feeling the financial pinch, the economic downturn is affecting us all, often to degrees that we are unaware. Fears about making a proper living cascade into every aspect of our lives: family, friends, [...]

Reminding Ourselves About The World Around Us Through The Maleku Tribe Of Costa Rica

On my most recent trip to Costa Rica, I had the unique opportunity to visit the Maleku tribe, and indigenous tribe of Costa Rica dating back prior to the Spanish colonization of Central America. Since the colonization, their numbers have dwindled [...]

Get On The Fast Track To A New You

Eating is essential to life. But did you know that fasting (not eating or eating very little for stretches of time) is just as important? People have been fasting for religious purposes for centuries; it’s only recently that fasting has become [...]

6 Easy Ways To Keep Fit On A Daily Basis

Everywhere you look these days, people are talking about fitness, healthy eating, and staying in shape. We’re bombarded with information and news about food quality, GMOs, the war on obesity, and Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Program geared [...]

It’s Time To End Your War Against Hollywood

Today’s entertainment news seems to be filled with conflict. There’s the Jennifer Aniston versus Angelina Jolie/Brad Pitt saga, the war against the Kardashians, and the public’s turning against Gwyneth Paltrow and Anne Hathaway, just to [...]

4 Ways To Build Your Self-Confidence

You can live the life of your dreams! No matter what you want to do in life, whether you want to be an Academy-Award-winning actor, a CEO of a big company, a sought-after speaker or the winner of a marathon, having self-confidence is essential [...]

Unconventional Marriage: The Key To Marital Bliss?

Just because you’re in love with someone doesn’t mean you should marry them. And just because you’re married to someone and connect with him or her emotionally, spiritually, and physically doesn’t mean you can tolerate [...]

Three Similarities You Share With Celebrities

“What could I possibly have in common with a celebrity?” you may ask. On the surface, it’s a valid question. Based on what they read in the tabloids and see online, most people believe that celebrities are very different from [...]

Secrets From The City Of The Dead

The City of the Dead. Stretching for miles along the base of the hillsides just beyond the city of Cairo is a group of ancient cemeteries that occupies approximately 15,000 acres, spreading in all directions. What is most remarkable about the [...]

Love Vs. Anger

“It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time.  Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.” – Wayne Dyer Lately, my cross-cultural married clients have been struggling with compatibility [...]

When Smart And Social Don’t Mix In A Relationship

We’ve all heard the phrase “opposites attract.” But what happens when that happy union of opposites starts to rub you the wrong way? At my Soul Blazing Sanctuary, I often work with couples where one person is very intellectual and not [...]

Traveling With Children

Independence, freedom, and risk. I have traveled to over fifty countries in the past twenty years, a point of pride that came from choosing an alternative lifestyle– one of independence, freedom, and risk. These qualities have always been [...]

The Truth About Lying

When you were growing up, you probably learned that lying was wrong. Remember the old adage, “Honesty is the best policy”? However, chances are that those same people who told you not to lie often told a few non-truths themselves. And today, [...]

My Weekend In Zanzibar

My weekend in Zanzibar. We had always wanted to go to Zanzibar because the name evoked the sound of a mysterious, sexy, exotically inviting island getaway. After being married for a year I began to feel all the pieces of my life come together [...]

When Girls Go Hubbly Bubbly!

Hubbly Bubbly. What was supposed to be a 7-hour hike with a paid guide through the natural beauty and wilderness of Petra, Jordan became a mini-Odyssey when a rather intimidating cave dweller kidnapped me. Or perhaps he seduced me with his nearly [...]

Are You Ready To Speak Your Truth?

“I’m calm, I’m at ease and ready to speak candidly.” Lance Armstrong Rumors are rife that Lance Armstrong is going to admit to doping in his upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey. It seems very clear he did some doping [...]

December 2012 – The End Of The World Or A Time For Spiritual Rebirth?

Recently, there’s been much hype about the date December 21, 2012. On one end of the spectrum, some people believed it would be the end of the world and others thought it would be just another uneventful Friday. Still, many believe 12/21/12 [...]