3 Steps to Gaining Authentic Confidence

By Moira Hutchison at The Wellness Universe excerpts…. Have you ever noticed someone who was self-confident, not to the point of arrogance, but just that it came naturally for them? Some individuals have no apparent issues with self-confidence. How is it that some people seem to walk through life without ever doubting themselves or their intuition while…

Letting Go Of Suffering Course by karuna

My friend Karuna is a psychotherapist and also a devoted follower of Amma. She, for instance, spends 6 beautiful weeks each year at her ashram. Karuna has designed an awesome 17 week course on letting go of suffering with clear and helpful workbook exercises…and she is sharing it without cost because she is totally awesome. She is…

Just For Today – Acceptance And Surrender

This is the first slide in a new series of simple affirmations.  It isn’t by accident that the first is about “acceptance,”  It was one of the first steps on my road to recovery from years of deep depression. My first really important insight around acceptance came towards the end of my mother’s life. She and I were…

October 2 is UN International Nonviolence Day And Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

I created this poster, which is featured today at The Wellness Universe Facebook page, as part of their celebration. It addresses the issue of one person or group seeing themselves as inherently superior to another, and thus entitled to dominance. Without support for the idea of dominance, there would be no justification for wars. I am honored my poster was one of the ones chosen and also that they will feature a blog post I wrote on October 2nd, the actual International Nonviolence Day.

10 Tips To Self-Love By Sue Parry-Jones

Most of us were not taught as children to love ourselves and when the concept was first introduced to me (in my mid-fifties) at first it felt WRONG.  But I know that if I was ever going to have successful relationships, I had to learn to love myself first and come to the relationship with a full…