Category Archives for "Into The World"
At 27, I was an up-and-coming news reporter (or so I hoped) in a small town about 90 minutes north of Phoenix. Then I got cancer. Through treatment, surgery, and recovery, I had to reach into the depths of my soul to find reasons to keep going. In honor of October’s designation as breast cancer awareness month, […]Continue reading
Whether you’re having a bad day or a bad week, sour moods an inevitable part of life. Learning how to get out of a funk is key to returning to your ordinary self. A few general notes: Up and down cycles are natural parts of existence, and they don’t mean you’re failing in the effort to become more peaceful or happy. […]Continue reading
Water accounts for up to 60% of our bodies, and so it’s really no surprise that moon energy affects us. Just as the moon commands the tides, so too does it influence our lives. Learning how to align with lunar cycles is an amazing way to mindfully harness this power and use it to expand […]Continue reading
In the loosely regulated world of cosmetics, labels like paraben-free and all-natural don’t guarantee natural beauty products are free of harmful chemicals, according to the Center for Environmental Health. The center investigated and found more than 100 major brands — including some supposedly natural ones — used a carcinogenic foaming agent called cocamide DEA without a warning label. […]Continue reading
Why does evil exist? Why do people hurt others, physically and emotionally? Why are there murders and burglaries, rapes and other atrocities? We all know life isn’t fair, but that doesn’t make it any easier. People are in pain, and they lash out. Or they act with good intentions and end up hurting people anyway. […]Continue reading
Research has long connected happiness to spending money on experiences over things. For example, escaping stress during a spa day trumps a new handbag when it comes to contentment. One reason for this is that people tend to compare possessions, but not experiences, according to a Cornell University study. Think about getting a new car. Maybe you […]Continue reading