The Sounds of Silence

“I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.” ― Chaim Potok Silence is becoming more and more rare in our modern age. Our T.V.’s, phones, computers, tablets, and appliances provide constant noise. We feel social pressure to fill silence with speech.Continue reading “The Sounds of Silence”

How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate

“There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” -Epictetus Last week, Dr. Christine Ford testified against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and both became nationwide subjects of scrutiny and judgement. Many people feel triggered, upset, angered, and saddened by theContinue reading “How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate”

5 Ways to Let it Go

“The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it.”  ― Katharine Graham Are you haunted by cruel things people said to you months, or even years ago? Or things they did – anything from slights and oversights to horrific abuse? Many of usContinue reading “5 Ways to Let it Go”

What’s so great about being in the present moment?

“Suffering needs time; it cannot survive in the Now.” – Eckhart Tolle When we are fully present in the moment, problems cease to exist. Our problems are created when we feel angry or remorseful about the past, or fearful about the future. In this present moment, there is nothing you need to do. There isContinue reading “What’s so great about being in the present moment?”