On Thinking About My Holiday Rituals…

Rituals are an important part of living a meaningful life. Rituals always remind me that some things are sacred, important, and I need to do them for the care of my soul. As humans we have lost many of our rituals that used to keep us aware and connected to nature, like the changing of […]

Spiritual Beings & a Human Experience

The week in group I talked about a tipping point that is coming: A tipping point where there are enough of us who are recovered from eating disorders that we will make a difference in the world to come We don’t diet, we don’t talk about our bodies or identify our worth there in, we recognize […]

Ordinarily Sacred

Learning how to pay attention in a new way will re-establish the sacredness of even ordinary things and bring enchantment to your life.  To help you understand what we mean, think of a familiar tree. Now imagine this tree is the only one left in the world.  Immediately the tree takes on a new significance […]

The Gratitude Balance

Another word about gratitude from one of staff members…   This Thanksgiving — Be Grateful But Don't Over Do It.   Recently I was reading an article about the work of Dr Sonja Lyubomirsky, a leading researcher on happiness at University of California, Riverside. Dr Lyubomirsky's work looks at the contributing factors to an individual's happiness […]

I Have a Dream

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconinc speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Reverend King passionately and poetically called for an end to racism in the United States. Referencing the Declaration of Independence, the Emancipation Proclamation and the United States Constitution he articulated his dream of an America in […]

Happier Hours

I came across a blog, recommended by a friend, and through this blog stumbled upon another blog. Now I have plenty of reading to keep me busy. And a lot of inspirational information to keep me engaged. These two blogs were talking about the concept of Happier Hours. These started as a series of gatherings […]