All posts tagged: Mind-body-spirit

Intuitive Intelligence

When my stepdaughter was ten, she walked into a local restaurant and asked the Greek owner if he would sell her an over-sized wooden rosary that he’d brought from his homeland and hung behind the sales register. She knew I’d seen it and liked it, […]

What Inspires Our Emotions?

One of my friends lost out on a promotion at work and felt betrayed by his company. And from that point on, he made sure to include a hint of his feeling of betrayal in every internal company message. He didn’t want anyone to not […]

9 Things Our Children Need To Know

1. They are innately loved, lovable and loving. Our children need to feel that they matter to us, that they’re needed, and that they contribute to the quality of our lives. They need to feel useful. When I was a single parent, our toilet seat broke […]

Books! Books! Books!

Live On Purpose!  By Grace de Rond and Ron de Rond. As a guidebook for Partnering, Parenting and Living Well, Live On Purpose! wraps cutting-edge insights and step-by-step advice in humorous and heartfelt stories that empower as they entertain. Available now on Amazon USA and Amazon UK.   […]

How To Be A Hero

Joseph Campbell gave us a valuable description of the metaphorical hero’s journey. He said that we’ll first hear a calling, and we’ll always have a choice whether to surrender to it. There will be a threshold to cross, which will require unconditional commitment and separation […]

The Best Gift

My mom provided me a rich spiritual upbringing. She studied with the Rosicrucian Order, was a member of Unity and the Edgar Cayce Foundation, and regularly had psychics over for séances – while at the same time, she made sure that our family went to […]

Why “Romance Phase” Doesn’t Last

Romance phase is, by nature, temporary. And it often ends painfully. Like yanking a band-aid off – skin, scab and all. My husband and I had a fabulous romance phase. I was helping to renovate a building and spending a lot of time in the […]

Why It Works To Make Your Partner Right

A few years ago, my husband and I visited the coastal village of Taormina on Sicily. Our hotel was situated so that we could stand on our balcony and see Mount Etna in the distance. I thought it was great that the locals had strung […]

Getting from A to B!

When you want to move from point A to point B, it’s all right to only be midway, as long as you keep looking at B and not A, because when you look at A, you go back to A, and when you look at […]