Self-Development

To Fly FreeHow To Free Yourself from Attachments

November 15, 2013
Our eternal state is peaceful and loving. But we block and distort this energy with our attachments. Attachments turn love into fear, peace into anger, and then distort our attitudes and actions towards others. Be guided through a powerful exercise to release attachments that will lighten your life. Read…


Healing MeditationA Meditation for Letting Go

April 11, 2013
If you have trouble living in present time and instead let bad memories from a painful past stalk your days and nights, or cause fears to cast ominous shadows into your future, try letting them all go to a wise person using this meditation. Read…


LettersThe Gift in a Letter

September 30, 2012
Gifts can be found everywhere in life – and often in unexpected places. I learned this many years ago while I was hurriedly packing for a move to Singapore. I came across an old letter… Read…


How to Escape the Victim Trap

January 31, 2012
‘Bad’ experiences can help us develop wisdom and internal wealth. They can also set us on a life path that is more meaningful and fulfilling. Yet victims turn ‘bad’ experiences into a stalker who follows them in the shadows at night, creating a life constricted by fear. Like me, you can become a victim of your own compulsion to help victims…  Read…


Are You a Compulsive Caregiver?

September 09, 2011
Like me, many other women in my life are compulsive caregivers. And I have sometimes watched in dismay as they emerged from their caregiving, or attempt to ‘fix’ others, depressed and worse off in many ways, wondering what they had done ‘wrong’. Read…


Overcoming Self-Doubt

February 18, 2011
Self-doubt immobilizes our actions and retards the development of our greatest potential. For years it stopped me from sharing the writing that was most heartfelt to me, for I was afraid of exposing myself by becoming vulnerable and open to criticism and misunderstanding…  Read…


The Path of Life, RepaintedProcrastination: Are You Sabotaging Your Own Success?

April 16, 2011
Procrastination for me is a beacon of light that shows me I am stuck in something that needs healing within. Read…


Ten Keys to Happiness

February 04, 2011
“Happiness is a way of life—an overriding outlook composed of qualities such as optimism, courage, love, and fulfillment… It is nothing less than cherishing every day.” Dr. Dan Baker. I share ‘ten keys to happiness’ that work for me. Read…


Achieve Your Goals by ‘Changing Tack’

January 20, 2011
Do you know where you are heading on this sea called ‘life’. Perhaps you are trying to sail into a headwind of obstacles that keep taking you off course. Here are five steps to help you take over the helm of your own destiny by learning to change tack. Read…


Take Off the ‘Shoes’ That Don’t Fit

September 08, 2010
During an exercise at Jerry Jampolsky’s Center for Attitudinal Healing in Tiburon, we were asked to exchange shoes with a partner and try to picture certain aspects of the other’s life and feel or visualise what it was like to walk in their shoes. Read…


Men can be Free of Anger

August 18, 2010
Last year I was given a video of Pink Floyd’s The Wallto watch, and told that it would show me how men built walls around themselves and how lonely it gets inside them. It gave great insight into how men get crushed by overprotective mothers, lack of a father model, schools with little or no creative outlet, society’s expectations…  Read…


Love Ourselves First

August 11, 2010
Today I received a letter from a friend who wrote, “I have no idea what love is… I tend to ‘love’ whoever shows me the slightest affection.” A male client recently revealed his true sentiments about relationships when he said… Read…


Love UnconditionallyThe Importance of Loving Yourself Unconditionally

July 14, 2010
You can prevent the negative patterns resulting from childhood abandonment, abuse, or parental violence from being handed down to future generations by taking the the vital first step of learning to love yourself unconditionally. Read…


ButterflyValue yourself and stop being a victim

June 17, 2010
Do you feel like a victim? Here are some simple tips to change the way you see yourself so that others will treat you differently. Read…

 


New OrleansLove Yourself and Change Your Life

June 05, 2010
Several years ago I travelled to the United States looking for a teacher to show me how I could evolve and change my life for the better. When a young man stopped me in New Orleans and asked for 27 cents, I discovered what I most needed to teach myself. Read…


World’s problems have a personal source

May 11, 2010
In his honest and eloquently written book, “Earth in the Balance”, Al Gore, [former] vice-president of the United States makes an interesting observation: “The more deeply I search for the roots of the global environmental crisis, the more I am convinced that it is an outer manifestation of an inner crisis that is…” Read…


Abundance, not Material Wealth

April 27,  2010
The greatest potential wealth we possess are our many gifts and talents. How we cultivate them determines both inner and outer abundance. Read…

 


The Worst Form of ‘Pollution’: Wasted Lives

22 April 22, 2010
Social and health problems escalate each year, defying all efforts to reduce them. Solutions lie within us all, yet who has the courage to look within and make changes that will benefit everyone their life touches?  Read…

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