Fear

Anahata (Heart Chakra Metta Poem) by Beth Beard

Breathing deeply as I journey up the path A gentle breeze caressing me The air flows through me with each breath I take Reaching the vantage point I become still Awareness permeates my healing heart As it resonates with the beauty of the earth Lungs expanding, heart

Read more

5 Steps to Reduce Worrying and Anxiety By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.

Everyone worries from time to time. But for some people, “worry is a way of life,” writes clinical psychologist Chad LeJeune, Ph.D, in his book, The Worry Trap: How to Free Yourself from Worry & Anxiety Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Too much worry can produce anxiety,

Read more

Breathe to Clear the Mind

“Oxygen is energy—it’s juice. Oxygen helps relax muscles and clear the mind. When you hold your breath, you are creating pressure and a nervous feeling. Athletes who choke start to become nervous about being nervous. Anxious about being anxious. One psychologist says anxiety is excitement ‘without the

Read more

Battling Fear

  ”Once there was a young warrior. Her teacher told her that she had to do battle with fear. She didn’t want to do that. It seemed too aggressive; it was scary; it seemed unfriendly. But the teacher said she had to do it and gave her

Read more

Failure’s Cairn

  With every failure and every fear,Yet another stone is placedThere upon the growing pile–High upon the hill. For far too longMy failures overwhelmed me–Stones immense and mighty, waiting there,High upon the hill…Until the day I learnedTo turn my failuresInto faith, and put anEnd to hate.And now I

Read more

Powerful Beyond Measure

  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you

Read more

Reiki and the 5 Principles 

  There is a pervasive universal energy that gives life to every living thing. The Japanese call it Ki. It is known as Chi by the Chinese. It is called prana by many Asian and Indian cultures. The western world refers to this vital life energy as

Read more

Santosha (contentment)

Most of us believe that contentment will come once we achieve something. It could be financial success, finding a companion, having a child, retirement, owning certain material items, reaching a goal, being a certain weight, having a certain status,  recognition, etc. Santosha means practicing contentment in all

Read more