Anne Frank: No One Need Wait A Single Moment To Begin To Improve The World

Peace Is Not A Spectator Sport: Anne Frank’s Chestnut Tree I am writing a short story inspired by Anne Frank, and I came across this quote in my research. “Peace is not a spectator sport… The enemies of peace don’t need your approval. All they need is your apathy.” – President Clinton, at the Anne Frank more »

Mindfulness Practice For Inner Peace And Well Being: Becoming Whole By Falling Apart

A Mindfulness Practice For Inner Peace and Well Being Last week, I had the inaugural gathering at my new, MUCH smaller place. It took almost 6 months to have my first party because downsizing took about 30 times longer than I imagined. (and it was WAY harder to let stuff go than I thought it more »

Why Heavily Meditated Brains Really Are The SureFire Path To World Peace

When the Dalai Lama said that if every 8 year-old in the world learned to meditate, we would have world peace in a generation, he was scientifically correct.   I did some research for a recent speaking engagement about mindfulness at work and it turns out that the catch in your throat as you are more »

3 Questions to Ask BEFORE you stuff your face-the power of Practice when you need some love

At a refuge recovery meeting in Chicago last night, I was inspired with the idea that I could use loving kindness to help with my addictive tendencies. As I reached for the usual late night salty snack, I paused. “May I be happy May I be peaceful, May I be well. ” I repeated this more »

7 ways to build Confidence-A Gift At Any Age

“What makes the desert beautiful,’ said the little prince, ‘is that somewhere it hides a well…” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Scientists were surprised when they found the tangled yuck of Alzheimer’s and dementia in the autopsied brains of people who had never lost functionality.   These people had some memory loss and more »

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