To Be Fully Human

Video from KarmaTube This wonderful video talks about the importance to feeling truly loved and how just feeling loved, not because of something we did, can be transformative. Jean Vanier goes on to say, “To be fully human is really to discover who I am, and to discover who I am, is to discover the…

Ocean

Our family moved to the seashore when my daughter was three and for several years our life revolved around the constant ebb and flow of the tide. Early each morning we would walk on the beach to see what “gifts” the ocean had brought to us. Sometimes we would find shells or smooth pieces of…

Kindness

Video from KarmaTube On September 11th a 21-Day Kindness Challenge was launched that included 6000 people from 98 countries. They created a tidal wave of goodness that inspired many — including young rapper-activist “Nimo” Patel at the Gandhi Ashram in India, who channeled the inspiration into this infectious music video. “Being Kind” features footage from…

Mustard

I would like to tell you a story that happened many years ago, actually several decades ago. It was a sunny afternoon and my daughter, her best friend and my son were having lunch. I don’t remember where I was planning on taking them after lunch though I do remember wanting them to remain relatively…

Stress and the Brain

This short video explains how continuous stress can change your brain’s size, structure and how it functions. It also talks about how movement, meditation and the use of the breath can reduce continuous stress so we can diminish its negative impact on both our body and mind.  During these extremely stressful times I think this…

Quiet

Dr. Bruce Lipton has talked about the relationship between stress and the immune system. He has said that when the body is stressed our subconscious mind is designed to automatically take over and run our whole system. When this happens our normal blood flow is redirected to our limbs because the mind assumes a tiger…

Happy

Video from KarmaTube Are you happy? When you aren’t, do you know how to pull yourself out of fear and/or depression? Or are you only able to feel happy when things turn out the way you want them too? This short and uplifting video reminded me that real happiness is achieved through a positive mind…