Self-Esteem/Self-Compassion

The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiveness transforms anger and hurt into healing and peace. Forgiveness can help you overcome depression, anxiety, rage as well as personal, and relational conflicts. It is about making the conscious … Read more

The Four Agreements

Bess was a 34-year-old, attractive, single, accomplished attorney living in the Boston area.* She lived comfortably in her condo, managed her finances, had no close friends and a succession of … Read more

Changing the Voice of Addiction

Years ago, I directed the Stress Management Department at the Pain Unit of Boston’s Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. My first mind-blowing exposure to addiction came when a diabetic patient communicated her … Read more

Ram Dass and Loving Awareness

More than three decades ago I had the opportunity of meeting the iconic Ram Dass for the first time on Martha’s Vineyard at a satsung. Satsung is a Sanskrit word … Read more

Stop Worrying About Time!

Do you sometimes feel that time is going by too quickly? Do you worry that you are not only racing against the clock, but that you are not enjoying your … Read more

Being in the Moment

What does it mean to be in the moment? How can you learn to be truly present  rather than simply getting through another day on automatic pilot? The truth is … Read more