Tagged as: dharma

what Jennifer Lawrence and her Oscar have to do with you and your dharma

Jennifer Lawrence, her Oscar, and your Dharma What do Jennifer Lawrence and her Oscar have to do with you and your dharma? Keep reading. This is proof of really good stuff. Cosmic forces, soul-led living, and deeper, peaceful happiness. Surprising Affirmation The former magazine editor in me still lights up whenever the Vogue tombe lands…

Sep 3, 2013 · Read More · Comment (1)

30-Day Happiness Challenge. September 1-30. Are you in?

From 0 to Global August’s 30-Day Happiness Challenge went from 0 to global, with 252 participants from all over the world. Vancouver, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Ohio, Orlando, Houston, Toronto, Panama City, Denver, Australia, South America, Europe and New York. More… September 1-30, let’s do it again Every day there is something to focus on, learn…

Aug 29, 2013 · Read More · Comment

what to do when what you want and what others want for you are two different things. Destiny calls.

What we want. And what we yearn for. What we think we can’t have. Do you feel conflicted? You’re not alone. One beautiful, powerful way to get what we want is to recognize the source of our desires—and our fears. Do you know your essential self? It knows you. And it knows your dharma, your…

Aug 27, 2013 · Read More · Comment

your destiny: the one big teaching that Buddhism, yoga, and self-help miss out on

The Beauty of In-Sight From Buddhism we learn to navigate our thoughts and emotions, take responsibility for them, and not label them as good or bad. We invite in fear, anger, or jealousy and sit with them instead of avoid them. From self-help with learn that when we’re upset with people, it usually has more…

Aug 20, 2013 · Read More · Comment

5 quick steps to lasting happiness (seriously) + a free session with me popped up on PopExpert

Happiness lasts Think of the last time you were the most happy. Bet you still feel happy just thinking of it. Today, think of three times in your life you were the most happy. Then think of what they all have in common. As a proof you’ve done this write: “I got clear on what…

Aug 9, 2013 · Read More · Comment

15 things to remember when going after your dreams

15 things to remember when going after your dreams 1. Don’t downplay your accomplishments. ‘Yes’ to giving thanks to others for their guidance. ‘No’ to playing second fiddle. 2. Do something different. If you want to have something you’ve never had before, you need to do something you’ve never done. 3. Celebrate. Before the cheque…

Aug 8, 2013 · Read More · Comment

10 reasons why I like being a teacher, not a guru

Prologue A Thai-inspired West Coast lunch spot is packed with neighborhood locals. At a counter lined with stools, a flame-haired woman leans in to look her friend straight in the eye. “I know you see it. So why don’t you just come right out and tell people? It’s like this…you look at them and you…

Jul 31, 2013 · Read More · Comment (1)

read this when you’re feeling too small to make a difference or make a change

If you act small, you’ll feel small. If you feel small, you’ll be small. Don’t let your fears tell you to be afraid to live a big life. Choose your own definition of success. Define it according to internal instead of external coordinates. Ask yourself what’s possible. Don’t believe the doubters–they’re afraid of their own…

Jul 24, 2013 · Read More · Comment

on re-birth and new beginnings. rise

Re-birth and new beginnings I ended a 7 year relationship with a man I’d talked about marrying. I quit my job as a magazine editor after working towards it for a decade. I started my own business, and took yoga teacher training. I lived alone in a two-window bachelor with a bed that pulled out…

Jul 18, 2013 · Read More · Comment

wealth + abundance = godliness

Being good Ascetics. Sadhus. Full-on yogis. Monks. Nuns. What they all have in common is a certain degree of renunciation. A letting go of earthly things and material goods–for the greater good. Or so we’re told. We’re told that we need to buy experiences, not stuff. That we need to stop getting our highs from…

Jul 3, 2013 · Read More · Comment (2)