Ideas & Insights

Paglalakbay – Journey

Paglalakbay in Tagalog means "journey". I was invited to write a wellness column for the Manila Mail, an online and quarterly printed paper in the Washington...

Shadow of Loving Kindness 100719

Metta Monday October 7, 2019 All meditations have their shadow side, the compassion practice of Metta is not absolved. Recently as I was going through...

Plant Food Journey and Heart Disease

Six years ago I was diagnosed with heart disease. My symptoms started occurring at high elevation when hiking up past 5000 feet above sea level....

Resolution fail…or success?

Resolution fail…or success? Good Day everyone... We are almost midway through February and I have been hearing from people who are flagging in their "resolve"...

Forget about New Year’s Resolutions: Do this instead

We are coming upon the New Year 2019 - a time of beginning and all the attendant excitement of starting anew.   Many people will...

Hunting for Connection

"When you tug at a single thing in Nature, you will find that it is attached to the rest of the world." - John Muir...

Late Fall Cooking Goodness

I love to cook in the late fall of November and December. It is the transition time of going into the cave of well-being, and...

May I, I am.

If you have studied any Self Help modality for healing or self compassion, inevitably “how to make an affirmation” will come up. How we direct...