Don’t Freak Out. I Read Tarot Cards.

I think one of the reasons I really enjoyed living in Hawai’i  (beside the obvious like beaches and overall “coolness” of the place) was the sheer acceptance I felt from everybody I met -except maybe from my wealthy employer. As a deeply spiritual person, I just felt “right” in Hawai’i.…

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Music and (Physical, Spiritual, Mental, Emotional) Health

Music. For working out. For meditation. For relaxation. Get all of the above, and you get overall brain (and body) wellness. Numerous studies (like this one on the influence of music in schizophrenic patients) have shown the incredible health benefits of music. Google music health study, and you will come up with over…

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December 21, 2012: A New Age (not necessarily the hippie, crystal-wearing kind)

Ok, before you put REM’s “End of the World” song on repeat starting at midnight tonight, you should probably know a few things about tomorrow (December 21, 2012)… Not only is tomorrow the winter solstice, but it is also considered (by many) to be the beginning of a new age…

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The Genius of Thought (And the Search for the Unseen)

I was perusing my Facebook page, and realized I often put quotables (or memes) on my timeline because I’m a fan of great thinkers and teachers.  Many people may conclude there is an opposition between the thoughts of the scientist and the spiritual guru, but the thinking of the two seemingly-disparate teachers are in…

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Breaking News: We’re All the Same!

This just in!  Beyond our obvious moral, political, physical and emotional differences, we’re all the same. We’re all connected by a commonality that goes beyond what you can see, taste, hear, touch and feel. The elections had me scratching my head over the sheer ferociousness of the recent U.S. campaigns…

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Love and Happiness

Do you love yourself enough to be happy?  Here’s a recent conversation with a friend. Friend:  “I love you with all my heart.”  And then later in the conversation, “I’m so sad and miserable.” Me:  “Do you love me enough to want to see me happy?” Friend:  “I love you…

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The Great Karma Campaign!

Guess what would be a great gift for Christmas? Not something from a Black Friday bust-out, but an awesome recycled gift! Now, before you roll your eyes, and stop reading, give me a minute to explain what you (the giver AND the receiver) get out of it by starting with…

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