This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies. This column is not intended as...

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I don’t believe I have regrets. But don’t we all regret something ? At least one thing? Sure, there is that artistic life I missed, the dangerous and the reclusive. But what if I had embraced that lif...
The Lakota Sioux leader Crazy Horse supposedly uttered the phrase: “It’s a good day to die” as he headed into battle. But that sentiment has been expanded to describe readiness, living without regret....
Throughout my life, I've developed several helpful ways to enhance my ability to see Signs, interpret them, and take action. I've found these to be quite helpful to open, reopen, or keep open, my sens...
I want to note that fat is not a bad word. Fat activists and leaders of the body positive movement all over the world are working hard to reclaim this word. When I say, “My mother is fat,” I’m not ins...
Embracing simplicity is probably one of the hardest keys to embody because we've been trained to believe that the more complicated something is the more important and valuable it is.
At first Mark was very upset. Then, he realized that he had the choice of his thoughts, and rather than making himself miserable, he could do it with joy. So, the next day...
Problems. They’re everywhere. In our personal lives, in the world all around us. Who’s got solutions?
While I knew I had learned a lot about myself on this trip, I also knew there was a lot of work ahead of me. This was a big step in my healing journey, and I knew it wasn’t the last.
The original Mother's Day Proclamation (in 1870) was a statement of mothers who had lost sons in the North joined with mothers who had lost sons in the South during the Civil War, proclaiming a day on...
When we say such things as "You hurt me," "You made me do it," "You made me angry," or "You make me crazy” we are giving in to the impulse to blame our feelings externally. Blaming others for what we’...
One of the most powerful things you can do is a personal clearing of your own energy field. The following is an energetic clearing that Robin Duda, the soul alchemist I've been working with from Santa...
The phrase “Get ready, get set, GO!” describes a formula for effective living. We screw things up when we leave out the middle step, by getting trapped on what I call the “see-do bypass.”
I interviewed over two hundred people in more than 100 organizations. I ended almost every interview with the question: "It's easy to see what's wrong with the world today... So, I'd like to ask you t...
I didn’t go to India to put on a Hindu costume; I got into Vedic teachings to uncover all the costumes I’d been wearing and to find out what I was at my core. The sacred literature of India explained...
Some of our biggest emotional challenges come from family dynamics. It’s a rare situation where everyone in the family gets along. If you tend to be the peacekeeper, you’re usually the one carrying ar...
If we find ourselves in a supposedly hopeless situation from which we see no issue, or if we are tired of fighting an illness that seems to drag on endlessly, or burdened with “impossible” family or w...
In loving and forgiving ourself in order to save ourself, we expand this love to everyone. Many ancient and medieval women mystics personified this theme...
The main thing is to move your body, somewhere outdoors, free from the distractions of this hyperconnected world we’re living in.