summer solstice, love, and upliftment

Happy summer solstice! As of this writing (6:02pm) EDT, the sun has just ingressed into the sign of Cancer. Today being the day of maximum illumination brings to mind a few ideas about the sun and what that can mean. The sun is the source of life in our solar system. Without its light there … Continue reading summer solstice, love, and upliftment

stress reducer 677c: facing ourselves

It contributes to sickness and suffering, and doesn't not contribute to suffering and sickness: chronic, maladaptive stress. To enjoy better health, then, requires we devote adequate time, energy, and other internal resources to ourselves in the name of uplifting these situations. Mind and body are, like the coin's heads and tails, inseparably interwoven. Today's post … Continue reading stress reducer 677c: facing ourselves

productivity booster 500

One hidden opportunity during this time of COVID and quarantining is deepening our self-awareness through reflection exercises. It is similar to our body's inner resources being freed to "clean house" when we abstain from food during a period of therapeutic fasting. Given the extra time many of us have while not engaging in the usual … Continue reading productivity booster 500