Optimism is Good for Your Brain

Optimism is Good for Your Brain

Focusing on positive experiences comes naturally for some.  For the rest of us it is good to know that it is a skill that we can learn.  When we mentally relive good experiences, it starts to rewire the brain making it easier and easier to access those positive times....
Darling, I care about your suffering…

Darling, I care about your suffering…

“Darling, I know you suffer. That is why I am here for you.”  This mantra is offered to us by Thich Nhat Hanh.  When we hear this from others who care about us, a deep healing begins. When we learn to say this to ourselves, we are free. That is the power...
Breaking the Fast

Breaking the Fast

Why I Wake Early by Mary Oliver Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows of, even, the miserable and the crotchety – best preacher that...