Must Reads


The Art of the Elevator Pitch

By Celeste DeCamps Here’s a great mental workout that will also boost your professional stock: Learn to introduce yourself in 30 seconds. Whether you’re looking for a job or attending a networking event, you should have a 30-second elevator pitch in your back pocket. This quick commercial, spotlighting you, is the best way to garner someone’s interest so that he ... Read More »

The Mother Our Souls Need

Connecting With the Energy That Made Us BY CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP  This Mother’s Day, I want to tell you about a different way to think about your mother and about yourself—a way that is deeply true and liberating, no matter what is going on with your mother. On a soul level, we’re old friends with our mothers. And they signed up ... Read More »

The Journey of Acceptance

By Joe Dunn I struggled my whole life with feeling less than. I covered it with phony, always thinking I should be someone else. I never really had a direction, so being left to my own thinking I was lost before I was a teen. I was chosen last in the playground, I never made teams. I sat on the ... Read More »

Seeing the Beauty Within

We can’t let a mirror or a scale be the measure of our self-worth. by Celeste DeCamps I have spent many years criticizing and judging the way I look, always comparing myself to others and wishing I were prettier. Do I want to look like a Victoria’s Secret model? Yes, yes I do. Do I really believe that would make ... Read More »

Four Steps to Authentic Living

How to Live a Deeply Joyful Life BY JAN DESAI 1. Connect with the inner voice. Uncovering authenticity comes from within. We learn to discern and heed the inner voice of wisdom through daily silence, a still space that allows messages to resonate. This ever-present guidance system is always spot on. The key is to connect often. Be grateful for ... Read More »

Doing Nothing

Why Timeouts Matter In a harried world where our work is never done, it’s tough to take timeouts to do nothing. Yet, when we pump the brakes on Americans’ obsessive drive, we discover fresh productivity, creativity and contentment. “We’re socialized to pride ourselves on accomplishment and achievement, yet when you step back, you realize doing nothing produces a valuable currency, ... Read More »

Pillow Self-Talk

3 Questions to Ponder Before Sleeping Asking ourself three purposeful questions before retiring each night can help us rest content knowing that although we may not have lived our day perfectly, we did live it well. 1What are three things I am grateful for? It’s possible to live with eyes and heart wide open to the amazing beauty of each ... Read More »

Reclaim Your Magic

Make Your World Wondrous Again BY PAIGE LEIGH REIST We are all born with magic, but somewhere along the way, life tends to stomp it out of us. When we are living in our magic, we become curious, passionate and energetic. We thrive. Here are five ways to begin to reclaim our own special vibrancy. 1LIVE WITH EARTH’S CYCLES Our ... Read More »


BY CHARLIE CHAPLIN As I began to love myself, I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is AUTHENTICITY. As I began to love myself, I understood how much it can offend somebody as I try to force my desires on this person, even though ... Read More »

Inspired Living

Five Ways to Make the New Year Sparkle BY KELLY MARTINSEN Inspiration may strike anywhere, at any time. The trick is nurturing the process to appear on demand when we need it most. Often, an inspiration is sparked when we perceive someone being selfless, courageous, physically extraordinary or deliciously creative. However, we don’t need to wait for outside stimulus when ... Read More »