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Ready for change!

You would not believe the change in me since I started journeying inward! Yes, life is still difficult, but my mind is focused on the here and now. 319 more words


Worse before better

Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.

Vladimir Nabokov

The problem with my high-profile examples of whistleblowing is that most of us face less glamorous dilemmas.

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Saturday night sushi, feeling loud

A quiet hour in the kitchen with Bob Mould’s “Beauty and Ruin” as my sushi soundtrack.

Unrolled inside out spicy salmon with mango.

“Fix It” is a beautiful song


25 Positive Intentions for Parents

  by Erin Leyba, LCSW, PhD

Setting specific positive intentions can help bring our best selves to interactions with our families. Here are 25 examples of intentions to set as parents. 638 more words

Strategies For Mindful Parenting

The search

Is there something innately human about searching for answers? I think so.

Other animals have it lucky, at least in this respect. Not for them the hunt for meaning. 466 more words


Learn to be in the Present Moment

“Why do you wash the dishes?”

The Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh is well known for asking his students this question, then informing them that if you think the answer is “To get the dishes clean” then you are mistaken. 759 more words