ever really given thought to the conversation that is going on
24/7 in your mind? Anyone who meditates has certainly seen easy it
is to get hooked into various patterns of thinking!!
important to notice these things. Quite often thoughts slip out our
mouths before we're aware they were going to do so. My teacher, the
late Rev. Helen Street, once said that she only had...
What's it like to fly around the world in a single-engine plane. These two women are among the very few who know. Pilot CarolAnn Garratt explains how she used her record-breaking trip to raise awareness about the disease that took her mother's life.
Aloha and how wonderful it is to be a part of a group called "Growing Bolder!"
I've been writing a Friday Message for over 10 years that gets e-mailed around the world.
weeks ago I wrote about meeting my Nephew and his family at the
airport and how delightful it was to see them.
else happened that day that haunts me. As I was walking down the
Breast Cancer Protection
Last month was "Breast Cancer Awareness" month and
I didn't hear any organization telling women how to protect themselves.
spoke of clinically-proven supplements minimize cancer risk. It was all about
"awareness" for sure, about ways to churn more money into
the health care screening system, or how you should better support
billion-dollar organizations! Ughghghgh!...
Cancer Survivors with a bicycling "Bucket List"
I'm a prostate cancer survivor (class of 2003) and the founder of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project (http://www.prostatecancerawarenessproject.org)
I'm creating a Black Tire Affair (R) series of bicycling adventure rides for prostate cancer (and other cancer) survivors. The first is this coming August on the Skyline Drive in Virginia (http://www.tourdeskylinedrive.org);...
Is Mindfulness the Latest Fad? Are the Benefits Too Good to Be True?
you be skeptical if I told you that without taking a pill or seeing a therapist,
you could lower your blood pressure, raise your self-esteem, experience equanimity
in the face of stress, improve the quality of your sleep, reduce chronic pain,
get greater enjoyment from eating even while eating less, increase your energy
and make better decisions? That you could be happier and see the...
A Story for All Men
It's something men don't like to talk about. But since September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we will.
One of Growing Bolder's favorite guests is back to update us on her amazing -- and physically demanding -- journey to raise awareness about our fragile environment.
The Joyful Wisdom in Living Contentment: Giving Thanks
Reading in the living room, I was enchanted by the ideas expressed by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche in his book Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding Freedom. (I would have read more, but my husband had the television remote control and switched on the football game.)Before closing the book, though, I caught a glimpse of the possibility of living on a day-to-day basis with contentment and joy,...
Recently, I had the pleasure of spending an evening with a friend and colleague of mine - Maddy Swinnen. Maddy is a Well Being and Business coach (http://www.Happinex.org) with a Masters in Positive Psychology and an MBA. She is also a mom who has built a successful business helping others while still keeping her family first priority. That alone makes her an amazing woman. Despite the fact that...