Wisdom for Difficult Times

Wisdom for Difficult Times

Mind, Body & Soul There’s not much I can add. The wisdom & perspective in these videos speaks for itself. I hope they expand your mind and soothe your soul in these difficult times. David Allen: I Am Unreasonably Joyful Max Ehrmann: A Life Changing Poem for Hard Times Charles Bukowski: The Laughing Heart Sadhguru: […]

Two-Minute Tips for Turbulent Times

Two-Minute Tips for Turbulent Times

Mind, Body & Soul I needed this! I’m overwhelmed these days with the pressures of work. I was cleaning out my personal email this afternoon and stumbled upon the latest edition of David Allen’s Productive Living Newsletter. It pointed to a series of quick videos offering very helpful and grounding advice under the title Two-Minute Tips […]

Finding Peace in Difficult Times

Finding Peace in Difficult Times

Mind, Body and Soul These are hard times. As the COVID crisis enters its third month, millions are struggling with difficult feelings arising from cabin fever, loneliness (or overcrowding!), unemployment, debt, and more. Overshadowing everything is an eerie anxiety, a persistent nagging uncertainty over our basic survival. Will I get sick? Will I die? Will […]

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 3

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 3

Mind, Body & Soul This is my third post in a series titled Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration where I’ve assembled some of the music people worldwide are creating and uploading while in isolation and quarantine. Among the most remarkable examples is a stunning father & daughter duo from Utah, Mat and Savanna Shaw. Savanna is […]

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 2

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration 2

Mind, Body & Soul On Monday I posted how people are producing music online to help lift their spirits and those around them. As difficult and scary as this crisis is, there’s beauty too. In so many ways, people are rising to their best selves.  Music is one way. It gives me hope, both here […]

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration

Music: Refuge, Solace & Inspiration

Mind, Body & Soul YouTube is filled with incredible music inspired by the crisis we’re all enduring together, most of it created in lockdown and quarantine. A lot of the music is funny — audio memes — and some of it is poignant. All of it is uplifting! “Music was my refuge. I could crawl […]

“See the light in each other. Be the light for each other.”

“See the light in each other. Be the light for each other.”

Mind, Body & Soul The title of this post is a quote that says it all: “See the light in each other. Be the light for each other.” It’s not known who said it. But if ever there was a time when we’ve needed to have each others’ back, this is it. “Sometimes all a […]

“Right in the Darkness is Profound Light”

“Right in the Darkness is Profound Light”

Mind, Body & Soul A lot of people these days are struggling in a lot of ways. Fear and worry top the list in “these uncertain times,” as the pandemic is often called now. With so many affected in so many different ways, and to different degrees, the feelings experienced cover the spectrum. There’s a […]

Mind, Body & Soul

Mind, Body & Soul

So… How are ya? Scared? Anxious? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Bored? Lonely? Restless? Or are ya chillin’, getting some needed rest and enjoying binge-watching Netflix? I hope it’s the latter. These are difficult and scary times for most people, to be sure. It’s not going to end on Easter, of course, but we also can’t say exactly […]

Laughter, Song & Solidarity

Laughter, Song & Solidarity

Coronavirus I can’t think of anything in modern history that approaches the current crisis we now face with the Coronavirus or COVID-19. History has seen world wars and famines. injustice and oppression, mass genocide and atrocities, natural disasters, and more — yet I can’t think of anything that has directly and personally affected every single […]