I have taken enough breaths on this earth to understand a few things more clearly than I did some decades back. It is apparent to me today that everything I did before was necessary to bring me to the place where I stand and act in this moment.
What can you do to give to yourself in this busy time? Do you even hear your own voice calling to you amidst all the noise? What would truly nurture your body, mind, heart, and soul right now?
What is your understanding of forgiveness? Where does it trip you up? What practices work well for you?
What actions can I take on a daily basis, even if only small ones, that will contribute to world peace? One thing I can do is cultivate a spirit of inner peace that includes kindness and love toward myself. Music and songs help us cultivate inner peace, as well as bringing our collective awareness to the larger issue of world peace.
How do we go about becoming more grateful? We can make a lot of progress by simply becoming more aware of the present moment, the life that we are living that is right in front of us.
Change: loved, hated, welcomed, feared... however we look at it, change is an integral part of the human condition. Here is a collection of inspirational quotes on various aspects of change.
How might we be the light and bring the light today? What difference could that make in the world?
Happiness comes from seeing that we have a choice about how to think about the unpleasant experiences of life, and how to react in response to them.
What does it really mean to “be mindful?” What is “centering?” Is it the same thing as meditation? And does this stuff really work??
Here's a twist on positive thinking: don't just practice finding the good in people; notice their blind spots, too. Where are they having an impact that is different from what they probably want? What might be helpful for them to learn that they don't yet know how to do?