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Why All Children Should Say That Their Parents Did The Best They Could and All Parents Should Tell Their Children That They Could Have Done Better

What if I forgave myself? I thought. What if I forgave myself even though I’d done something I shouldn’t have? What if I was a liar and a cheat and there was no excuse [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Psychology|Comments Off on Why All Children Should Say That Their Parents Did The Best They Could and All Parents Should Tell Their Children That They Could Have Done Better

UCLA Mind, Consciousness, and The Cultivation of Wellbeing: Transformation through the Lifespan Conference: Review

The models that we have established in modern society are killing us. ~ Deepak Chopra Over 800 people gathered at UCLA last weekend for the truly amazing and groundbreaking “Mind, Consciousness, and The Cultivation [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Mindfulness|Comments Off on UCLA Mind, Consciousness, and The Cultivation of Wellbeing: Transformation through the Lifespan Conference: Review

“YOGA FAQ: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Yoga – from Asana to Yama” by Richard Rosen: Book Review

“Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.” ~ Rumi Richard Rosen’s “YOGA FAQ: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Yoga - from Asana to Yama” is a portal. Through [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews, Yoga|Comments Off on “YOGA FAQ: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Yoga – from Asana to Yama” by Richard Rosen: Book Review

“Roots, Rock, Rama” by Jai Uttal: CD Review

I was very fortunate to see Jai Uttal perform some of the songs from his new double CD “Roots, Rock, Rama” last week and was blown away by the richness and elegance of the harmonies. [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Music & Art Reviews|Comments Off on “Roots, Rock, Rama” by Jai Uttal: CD Review

“Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief” by Joanne Cacciatore: Book Review

How does one make sense of the most unnatural thing possible? The pain of some tragedies is ineffable. Words offer little solace to those who have lost a child (or other loved ones traumatically, [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews|Comments Off on “Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief” by Joanne Cacciatore: Book Review

“How Soon Is Now” by Daniel Pinchbeck: Book Review

“…This tremendous event is still on its way, still wandering; it has not yet reached the ears of men. Lightning and thunder require time; the light of the stars requires time; deeds, though done, [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews|Comments Off on “How Soon Is Now” by Daniel Pinchbeck: Book Review

“America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks” by Ruth Whippman: Book Review

Ruth Whippman is whip smart; her writing is nothing short of a genius. And scathingly hysterical. Her sociological insights into the New Age movement are spot on and her skewering of Positive Psychology is brilliant. [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|Categories: Book Reviews|Comments Off on “America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks” by Ruth Whippman: Book Review