Cultivating the Art of Beginning Again

As we practice living more mindfully, we can begin to directly experience for ourselves that everything changes. Buddhist philosophy teaches us that we suffer when we cling, push away, or simply...

Should I Try a Vipassana Retreat?

I had a mind-blowing time at my 10-day Vipassana retreat, and encourage anybody who’s interested to give it a try. However, you are the only one who can decide what...

Life is a Journey, Learn to Enjoy the Ride and the Process

We are all familiar with the saying that life is a journey, so make sure to enjoy the ride. Easier said than done? Since we live in a very goal-driven...

How the Four Agreements of Life Can Improve Your Wellbeing

The Four Agreements of Life Every day we make a lot of external commitments with our family, friends, and people around us. Internal agreements that we make with ourselves are...

What is Mindful Eating?

Mindful eating is about being present with your food, being fully aware of the flavors and textures. Most importantly, mindful eating is about focusing all of your attention on your...

The Fear of Failure – What Would You Do if You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?

The fear of failure is probably one of the universal feelings people experience across the globe and throughout the ages. Even the most confident and positive people have encountered the...

What Are My Values? 5 Tips to Help You Discover Your Values

How do we determine what’s meaningful and successful in our lives? To a great extent, the media and culture negatively condition us to measure success based on societal norms. A...

Developing Authentic and Loving Relationships

Have you ever considered how many authentic and loving relationships you have in your life?  Few things in life parallel knowing that a family member or a trusted friend will...

Changing Your Mindset Will Change Your Life

Mindset is everything and changing it is often necessary to have a happier life. “If you’re not growing, you’re dying.” This is a motto that Nicole Jarosinski, co-founder of AllBe,...

Ikigai, or How to Find a Life Purpose

The Japanese are known for living exceptionally long and happy lives. What is their secret? The philosophy of Ikigai (ee-key-guy) shines light on why this nation boasts great wellbeing and...