How to “speak love” and lift up everyone around you

I came across this image online about a year ago and since then it has been firmly ingrained in my mind. The concept of "speaking love" and part of the name of this website came from the words of Ethereal Kia shown here. I'm lucky enough to be the mom to two very loving and … Continue reading How to “speak love” and lift up everyone around you

Finding Joy: Brian Cox on “Why We Need the Explorers”

Today, I’d like to take a moment to encourage our minds to be opened up to the enormity of the incredible world in which we live and the universe that miraculous world sits in. Below I’ve included one of my favorite Ted Talks of all time. Brian Cox is a globally known physicist who has … Continue reading Finding Joy: Brian Cox on “Why We Need the Explorers”

Speak Love: Let’s save the bees together

Photo by Michael Hodgins on Pexels.com I'm one of those people that has an irrational fear of bees. I know objectively that they are beautiful, useful, and literally keep us alive by pollinating our food-producing (and oxygen producing) plant life. However, I'm afraid of them and I will run in the other direction like a … Continue reading Speak Love: Let’s save the bees together

How to create the feel of a Hogwarts common room while you study or work from home

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com In my last post I mentioned that I enjoy "gamified walking" through playing augmented reality games - specifically Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Maybe it's the millennial in me, but Harry Potter in general brings me a lot of joy. Now that it's Fall, with the leaves starting to change … Continue reading How to create the feel of a Hogwarts common room while you study or work from home

The Yale “Science of Well-Being” course on Coursera is free!

Image: Coursera Near the start of the pandemic, Yale announced that they would be making one of their most popular courses, The Science of Well-Being, free online. I began the course hopeful and excited, but as I was working full-time, caring for my two year old, and in my third trimester of pregnancy with my … Continue reading The Yale “Science of Well-Being” course on Coursera is free!

Buddha’s Brain: Your true nature is the best of you, regardless of what you are feeling right now

I'm doing a re-read of Buddha's Brain, after having started and not finished it years ago. Chapter one discusses the link between neurology and the "self," and I thought this quote was too lovely not to share: "It's a remarkable fact that the people who have gone the very deepest into the mind - the … Continue reading Buddha’s Brain: Your true nature is the best of you, regardless of what you are feeling right now