Top 10 Toxic People to Avoid at All Costs

By Marcia Sirota MD It’s easy to waste a lot of time and energy trying to deal with certain types of people. These troublesome individuals create conflict and turmoil, but it’s not inevitable that you should get stuck in difficult, unsatisfying relationships. Children often have no choice about who they associate with, but adults do have a choice. Here are Continue Reading →

There is something extraordinary happening in the world

by Gustavo Tanaka Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening. A few months ago I freed myself from standard-procedure society, I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is going through change and that most of Continue Reading →

Forgive yourself: ways you can stop beating yourself up – no matter what you’ve done

Okay, you did it. You spent half the month’s food budget on a new coat, didn’t get to your son’s soccer match before the second half, put your mom in a nursing home, and, when the cat’s yowling got on your nerves, you–you awful person!–let him outside where he was promptly hit by a car. Yikes! Your family and friends Continue Reading →

We Were Made for Times like These

(Letter written in 2003. Interesting how pertinent it has been and really IS right now today!) Do Not Lose Heart: A Letter To A Young Activist During Troubled Times by Clarissa Pinkola Estés • Colorado Mis estimados: Do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. Continue Reading →