The Sacred Cycle of Giving and Receiving

Give without expectation and receive with reckless abandon. By Colleen Mariotti, Livology: A Global Guide to a Deliberate Life Enjoy this holiday season and be mindful of the ways in which you give and receive. The quotes abound on this subject. I like the quotes that highlight the balance between the two and the attitude […] Read more »

Give the Gift of Kindness

“Kindness is like snow—it beautifies everything it covers.” – Kahil Gibran Let the joy, compassion and kindness of the gift-giving season begin. After almost a year of political incivility, I feel as though my body and soul need a reminder that human beings are also compassionate and kind. While the media aggrandizes and normalizes aggressive […] Read more »

Your Life is a Sacred Gift: Celebrate It!

The moment you enter the Now with your attention, you realize that life is sacred. There is a sacredness to everything you perceive when you are present. The more you live in the Now, the more you sense the simple yet profound joy of Being and the sacredness of all life. – Eckhart Tolle from […] Read more »

Nine Strategies to Enjoy the Holidays During Stressful Times

In spite of my healthy lifestyle, I recently developed an atrial-fibrillation disorder—irregular heartbeats which can lead to a stroke if left unchecked. The test results show that my heart is structurally sound and my body is very healthy. However, the medications prescribed for the past six weeks have not stabilized this situation, Read more »

Holiday Spirit – A Source of Hidden Blessings!

Holidays give you an opportunity to look at the bright side of things, give thanks for the blessings in your life and cherish the loving relationships that fuel you, including your relationship to a Higher Power. However, if you are dealing with a stressful situation or significant loss, the positive gets buried beneath inner turmoil […] Read more »