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Feeling Unloved

One of the worst parts of suffering a great loss is the feeling of utter isolation. The problem of loneliness, which exists for countless people, requires deeper healing than simply seeking out compa…

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The Cloak of Hope

Hope is emotionally necessary in a crisis. It's one of the chief ways our minds protect us. Yet hope has a hard time being felt when every disaster is instantly communicated around the world. And h…

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I Am Enough

At the level of inner need, the spiritual concept of “I am enough” is truly critical. As long as you dwell on more superficial levels of need, as long as you lean on a stronger person to carry you t…

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Rejection and Empowerment

A friend of mine told me once that she was 'dumped' by her lover of four years through an indifferent email. Needless to say she felt acutely defenseless at that time and had plummeted into the so-cal…

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Finding the Treasure at the Root of Outrage

If you feel a deep outrage at the suffering you see around you, investigate the root of your outrage. Go all the way into it with your consciousness, without expressing it or acting it out, denying or…

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All great tips, thanks.

Good tips - meditation is another helper.

I ended my marriage of 42 years on January 12, due to the fact I could no longer care for my spouse,…

Pizza has significant amount of lycopene. Need to eat more pizza, especially during March madness.