Mindfulness Meditation for Peace and Relaxation

I sometimes struggle with anxiety, and when I do, I often find that thinking certain loving thoughts and looking at colors relaxes me. So, I created this picture flow to share some of the ideas that help me the most. Maybe if you are feeling anxious, it will help you, too. There is a safe … Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation for Peace and Relaxation

Five Things You Can Do When Your Day is Horrible, and You Hate Everything

All of us have days that are the absolute worst. We might wake up feeling awful and miserable, and we have no idea why. Sometimes, on the other hand, we know exactly why we hate everything , but we still do not have any idea what to do about it. All of these feelings can … Continue reading Five Things You Can Do When Your Day is Horrible, and You Hate Everything

Love is the Oldest, Wisest Thing in You and in the World (Meditation).

Most of spend a great deal of time looking for love. We look for others to love us, and many of us spend a great deal of time figuring out we can better in some way so that we can finally love ourselves. I think it often feels like it is difficult to find love … Continue reading Love is the Oldest, Wisest Thing in You and in the World (Meditation).

Pictures for Peace Gallery

Dear Friends: Over the past couple of years, I have developed the hobby of drawing and watercolor painting. While I draw many different kinds of pictures, many times I draw and paint pictures that remind me of important things I have learned through listening, meditation, reading, and living in general.┬áThe pictures in this gallery are … Continue reading Pictures for Peace Gallery

Fear and Self-Loathing: Leaving Our Self-Made Prisons

I think many of us construct our own personal prisons of suffering. This is nothing to be ashamed of because there are often very good reasons that we build these prisons. They often serve some important purpose, at least initially. We often do not realize, however, that we have built these prisons ourselves and that … Continue reading Fear and Self-Loathing: Leaving Our Self-Made Prisons