Posts Categorized: Healthy Living

Not a Political Blog

This is not a political blog. If you have read anything that I have written over the past few years, you know that. This forum is about living – healthy living. Whether I approach it from an emotional, spiritual or philosophical view, my purpose is to bring up ideas that spark positive, creative thoughts and… Read more »

You Are Bigger Than Everything

One of my teachers said, “The reason why we feel worried or afraid is that we believe that everything is bigger than we are.” A common cold, relationship break-up or loss of job can debilitate us if we feel small in comparison. I have tried turning that around in the most ordinary situations by saying,… Read more »

The Old Farmhouse

When in Bhutan I visited a common farmhouse. The furnishings were meager, with a thin mattress on the floor serving as a bed and a primitive cooking setup. I walked from room to room quietly taking in the kind of life that these people must have, the rooms feeling cold and bare to me. Then… Read more »

For the Good of All

Last week I came home from a trip to Nepal and Bhutan and stories are spinning in my head. Bhutan is a land of mountains and temples bursting with colorful carvings, but most notably a deeply reverent Buddhist culture that values the good of all its citizens. Internet and tv were first allowed into the… Read more »