Harmony at Heart

Harmony at Heart

The experience of resting in the heart in meditation is not something that can be grasped or forced. It comes naturally, as we grow more and more in tune with the rhythms of our own inner silences. Imagine yourself reflecting the sweetness and delicacy of this experience. The light that emerge from the heart makes […]

Free UC Berkeley Course Teaches “The Science of Happiness”

UC Berkeley Prof. Dacher Keltner teaches at the university’s Greater Good Science Center, studying things like joy, wonder, mindfulness and gratitude. But, he says, he is not a naturally happy person. “I was pretty tense,” Keltner says. “I have a lot of clinically diagnosable anxiety that runs through parts of my family, including myself…. My […]

Love isn’t falling in love…

Love isn’t falling in love…

“Love isn’t falling in love. Love isn’t hormones. Love isn’t amazing sex. Love is finding someone who loves you as you are, all of you—good, bad, happy, sad. But that’s not all: they love you fully as you are—and help you become better, both. And you do the same for them. Love is friendship and […]

How Meditation Can Help Anxiety

How Meditation Can Help Anxiety

Fear is a negative emotion unless you are facing an actual threat and need to fight or flee. The usefulness of fear is minimal in daily life, particularly in the form of anxiety. Stressful events can produce short-term anxiety in almost everyone, which disappears after the event. But for an estimated 6.8 million Americans with […]

Human Heart & Soul

Human Heart & Soul

“There is only one place where goodness is born, and that is the human heart. There is only one place where love can be experienced truly, and that is in the human soul. Because the human soul is love.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

7 Ways To Fight Depression

A friend on facebook recently asked me this question: How do you fight against depression? Depression is tough, my friend. I am sorry that you or someone you love is wading through dark times. Whether it be a short term depression due to life circumstances or a life-long chronic disease, depression is never fun. I […]