Being Spiritual is Not Enough

Do you consider yourself spiritual?  What if I were to tell you that being spiritual is not enough.  We also need to be spiritually intelligent. Being a spiritual person means you: Believe that even negative or troubling emotions such as anger, fear, hatred, or shame...

Friendship and Value

Today I was thinking, or rather obsessing, about a friend of many years who has been impossible to contact.  I consider her a close friend, a confidant on whom I depended during the most difficult times of my recent life.  She doesn’t answer phones, emails or voice...

Living a Soulful Life

Your soul is the core of who you are.  By letting your soul speak to your mind, you are able to get in touch with the deepest desires of your heart. When this happens, your heart informs your head and helps you to make better decisions about where to go next. Normally...

Sadness Worth Revisiting

I just saw the film, “Spotlight” on Netflix.  I had avoided it in the theater because I was afraid I’d lose it, emotionally.  It’s a good thing, because I did.  I wailed long, hard, and loud at the end of the film when the Boston Globe...

Overcoming Being Overwhelmed

There a lot “out there” that’s driving many of us crazy.  I won’t go through the list; you know what I’m talking about.  It’s whatever happens to be overwhelming your nervous system in this moment. Yet there’s nothing new in this overwhelming existence of ours. ...

Putting the Self back into Selfless

Okay, so I’m suggesting we become a bit more selfish.  Based on my previous blog, Being a Doormat, I’m tired of allowing myself to come a distant second.  Taking care of myself first has changed my entire perspective on life. Before I would squeeze in my needs here...