A calm life, a positive life, comes from surrounding yourself with positive people. However, sometimes along the way, we have cultivated friendships with people who are often times negative; not always negative, just the majority of times. How do you keep them as friends while still maintaining your positivity? You set boundaries.Read More
It would seem that despite the beauty of this world, there still remains difficulty in getting along. Whether it is politics, religion or the best show on TV, it seems everyone has their own opinion and they are more forceful than ever in having others believe what they do. This of course leads to tension, frustration and isolation. Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to all get along? There are 4 actually, and I will talk about them today.Read More
In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, John created a massive explosion in his home and was burned on 100% of his body. He was given 1% chance to live.
This epic story of survival was first showcased in his parents’ book, Overwhelming Odds, in 2006. Originally printing 200 copies for friends and family, his parents have sold 60,000+ copies, most in back-of-room sales at John’s speaking events. It was this book that first invited John to embrace his miraculous recovery and share it with the world.Read More
Peace of mind is something that we are all looking to attain. For some, it comes easily. For others, not so much. The reasons may be contained in a blog post by Brian Zeng of Tiny Buddha. Today I'll share that post with you so that you will be able to see if you are falling victim to some of the causes of restlessness.Read More
There are many apps and devices for meditation. Most of which are invested in helping you deepen your practice. The majority of them are paid apps though. However, there is one that is without peer and is free. The app? Insight Timer. I use it every day and would encourage you to do the same. Today I talk about the benefits of Insight Timer.Read More
Victoria Moran is a vegan of over three decades and currently serving as “Peta’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50.” She is the Oprah-featured author of thirteen books, including the iconic Main Street Vegan, and The Main Street Vegan Academy Cookbook, available for pre-sale now on Amazon and BN.com. Victoria hosts the award-winning Main Street Vegan podcast, is director of Main Street Vegan Academy, an exciting 6-day program in New York City that trains and certifies Vegan Lifestyle Coaches and Educators. She is a producer of the upcoming documentary, The Compassion Project, introducing veganism to people of faith.Read More
Kaia Roman has been writing books since she was five years old.
She believes in the healing power of words and stories. The Joy Plan is her first memoir/personal growth book. Over the past twenty years, Kaia has been a planner, publicist, ghost writer, and editor for people, projects, and products working toward a better world.
She’s now a full-time writer and frequent blogger on mindbodygreen, The Huffington Post, and other wellness sites. She also has the honor of teaching Mindfulness to elementary school children. When she’s not in another country with her globe-trotting family, Kaia lives in Santa Cruz, California with her wonderful husband and two magical daughters.Read More
When was the last time you cried. I don't care what parts God gave you, when was the last time you cried, or screamed (alone) for that matter. The point is, the more you express how you are feeling the more calm you will be at other times. Of course I can tell you the methods I use, and hopefully it will lead you to finding your own.Read More
ZEN commuter is all about calm, heck, it's even in the tagline. So this week I wanted to talk about simple ways to experience it. For some people, it is such an elusive concept. However, once you learn that calm is something you create, it doesn't seem as distant as you may have thought.
At the end of today's episode, the start of a new ZEN commuter tradition!Read More