Creating Peace

  In this wonderful video interview, Dr. Bruce Lipton talks about how we have 50 trillion cells living inside our skin in peace and harmony. Each cell, which has a specific job and contributes to the whole, is like an individual being and even though they are different and have diverse jobs they are able to…

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Peace

When I was growing up, my mother often tried to end battles between siblings by saying, “Peace begins at home.” In those situations she was referring to peace in the house. I think the statement is accurate, but I actually think “home” refers to our body. When there is peace and harmony within us, we…

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Changing Perceptions

We all know that feeling of contentment that can wash over us when we are at peace with life and ourselves. Many of us are also familiar with that feeling of wanting to jump out of our skin or react with behavior that is neither constructive nor conscious. Where could this disparity of such opposite reactions…

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At Peace

The idea of having everyone do what I want and possibly fulfill my every desire may create a temporary delusional high, but I don’t think that approach to life could really give me long-lasting happiness or bring about inner peace. I have found that I experience inner peace when I am deeply connected to my…

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Expiration Date

I often joke about having an expiration date tattooed on my backside. It is in a place where I can’t actually see the date, but believing it is there helps me keep my mind clear and helps me approach each and every moment with the awareness that it might be my last. This does not…

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What We Are

We do not have to strive for wholeness—wholeness exists within us. Sometimes it may be clouded by false beliefs about life or ourselves, but it is always there. When we are moving from, and experiencing life from, our conscious mind we are able to both feel our wholeness and move through life from our wholeness.…

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Drawing Ourselves Back

Have you ever felt happiness erupt in a corner of your mouth and then consume your whole face like a wave devouring the sand beneath it? It happened to me this morning, but it didn’t stop at my neck. Instead it ducked inside my skin just below my collarbone, seeking out every dark and tight…

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Could vs Should

Recently a friend and I were talking about how changing a single word and sometimes even changing a single letter could have a profound impact on the mind and ultimately create an empowering or disempowering situation. One of the words we were talking about at the time was the word “should.” Consider this: If someone…

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Historically

When I studied art in college I had a wonderful teacher for life drawing who changed the way I drew and changed my life. At the beginning of each class he had us draw on very large tablets of paper because he felt it was a great way to encourage us to bring our whole…

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