Are You Happy?

What makes one person happy and not another?  Many years ago the Sociology Department at Duke University did a study on "Peace of Mind".  After studying hundreds of people, both happy and unhappy, nine factors were found to contribute to emotional and mental stability. l.  The absence of suspicion … [Read more...]

Gratitude – Gratitude – Gratitude

Today I am grateful for every beat of my heart, for every breath I take, and this gift of life I have been given. What are you grateful for? Think about it. Gratitude is essential for manifestation. How can we be given more, if we are not grateful for what is already in our lives? Doesn’t that seem … [Read more...]

A New Earth – Eckhart Tolle

In A New Earth, Tolle expands powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world. Tolle describes how our attachment to the ego creates the dysfunction that … [Read more...]

Lunch Today in Laguna Beach

Have you ever been in one of your favorite restaurants, happily munching, when you hear a loud voice incessantly talking negative about other people? Today was that day. I should have moved, but I did not notice "the voice" until my food was delivered. I must have heard the word "narcissist" 25 … [Read more...]