Be Mindful. Be Careful. Be Creative. Be Loving.

By | February 16th, 2017|Exhilarated Life, Wellbeing|

When I  realise that every modern convenience from aspirins to airplanes began with a thought, I am in awe of my own power to create the world I experience.   When I really take in the truth of this, I am made small and gigantic at the same time. It's a paradox. Nothing in this [...]

On Being Grateful

By | February 14th, 2017|Exhilarated Life, Quality of life, Wellbeing|

When I am grateful for small things, like a beautiful day or the song of a bird, I become a magnet for more and greater experiences for which to be grateful. When we just pause a moment and observe the beauty that surrounds us, our life changes dramatically. We are usually so bent on getting [...]

Lift Your Thoughts Up

By | February 13th, 2017|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Present Moment, Quality of life, Wellbeing|

I cannot think two thoughts at the same time. I choose the thoughts that take me higher; thoughts based on love and what is going right in the world - mine and the one around me. In any given moment, no matter how dire the circumstances, the political nonsense, the economic struggle, the personal challenges, [...]

They’re Breasts not BOOBs!

By | February 12th, 2017|Acceptance, Body Wisdom, Exhilarated Life, Health, Holism, Uncategorized, Wellbeing|

To my friends who are female and the men in their lives – lovers, husbands, sons, brothers, fathers: Many of you have asked me to put a heart on my wall ‘without comment’ and to be sure to check my ‘boobies’ as it is breast cancer awareness month or some such call to action. I [...]

Take Hold of This Day

By | February 12th, 2017|Consciousness, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Present Moment, Self-fulfillment, Wellbeing|

Enjoy these days – they are your own; they belong to no one else but you. Don’t endure them, curse them or wish they were over. Craft them, carve them and paint them with desire. Many of us have goals, or at least wishes - thoughts how we'd like things to turn out and we [...]

Staying healthy couldn’t be more simple.

By | June 20th, 2015|Recreation, Vitality, Well-being, Wellbeing, Wellness|

“People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.” ~ John Wanamaker The body is a system of systems, fluid and interconnected. Blood flows, breath oxygenates, heart pumps, kidneys purify, stomach digests, bowels pulse. Everything in motion. Nothing ever stops. Night or day. Sleeping, waking. Even standing still [...]

Happiness Is: A good night’s sleep. Tips.

By | June 17th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Quality of life, Wellbeing, Wellness|

Sleep deprivation is so common that many take it for granted. But sleep is the period of restoration of the body, integration of the past day’s events in the mind in dreaming (even if you don’t recall them) and opening of the spirit to access the vast reservoir of consciousness that guides us to our [...]

Breathe deeply. Live long!

By | May 25th, 2015|Well-being, Wellbeing, Wellness|

“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” ~Sanskrit Proverb Breath is so much more than just taking in oxygen. It is functional and it is mystical in that from our first breath to our last is one single breath, inhaling and exhaling, ebbing and flowing with the [...]

The secret to lifelong good health?

By | May 11th, 2015|Health, Wellbeing, Wellness|

“But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you." ~ Deepak Chopra Imagine if you had to tell your heart to beat or remember to breathe, give instructions to your stomach to digest and your colon to take out the garbage? These are just the end [...]

Will the tango lead to the fountain of youth?

By | May 4th, 2015|Aging, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Quality of life, Vitality, Well-being, Wellbeing|

"You don’t have to be a wreck. You don’t have to be sick. One’s aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out."  ~ Jeanne Moreau Age is a state of mind that the body believes. Too often that belief is that the body will inevitably betray [...]