Sonic Fasting to Reduce Stress

Sounds are a part of everyday life.  Sounds have been known to bombard our environment, and to what degree depends on where and how we choose to live.  Sounds either soothe or irritate the nervous system, which has the potential of creating either relaxation or constant underlying stress. Think about it.  Have you ever gotten in touch with and listened
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The Best Medicine and Antidote to Stress

April Fool’s Day inspired me to write about a powerful inner resource we have inside of us, a resource that also has the power to heal.   I am referring to humor and laughter, the kind everyone can benefit from, and not the kind that is at the expense of others like sarcastic humor. For many, laughter is effortless and natural
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Sound in Healing Stress Tip

Music can be used to heal and create harmony.  The next time you choose to listen to a music selection, place your attention on the sensations in the body, the images that surface in the mind, and the emotions that arise, while being aware of its inspirational divine nature. When you are finished listening, ask yourself these 3 questions.  
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Colds and Flu Prevention Tips

The deep freeze and fluctuating temperatures surprised much of the country this past week.  Even here in south Florida, the air was a little nippy.  Now what can follow, as you know, is an increase in colds & flu. The condition of your body can determine whether or not you get sick with the flu.  If your resistance, energy and
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3 Tips for a Healthy and Joyful Holiday Season

Eat Mindfully Help prevent the guilt and stress from overeating and gaining weight.  Eat slowly to savor the tastes, enjoy the textures and delight in the colors and aromas of the foods.  This will also lessen your desire for second helpings.  Be aware of the body’s signals of being full and satisfied, and not stuffed and uncomfortable. Do not skip meals or cut
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7 Ways to Raise Your Vibration

In the Higher Vibration is Key blog post last month, I shared the characteristics of low and higher spiritual vibration people.  It is possible to raise your vibration instantly and maintain it. Choose one or two of the suggestions below and practice them for 5-10 minutes a day.  Then keep adding another until you are able to practice all of
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Higher Vibration is Key

If you have ever sensed or felt the “vibes” of a room full of people at a party or gathering, you are tapping into the energy vibration.  Energy is everywhere and affects all living beings.  Energy and vibration levels can be high, low, or fluctuate. Whenever I observe my vibration is low, I make a conscious shift to change the
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A Beginners Guide to Observing Silence

Observing silence, known as mauna in Sanskrit, is a way of transforming the mind.  The first time I observed silence, I started with a half–a-day then for a full 24-hours.  I found observing silence for 5-days to be so calming and peaceful that I did not want it to end. As you observe silence the mental chatters begins to lessen. 
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The Value of Silence in Meditation

Meditation is the key to self-mastery and essential for stress management. Everything originates in our conscious awareness.  Meditation is a journey to cultivate greater awareness, get in touch with our authentic Self, and align with our inner infinite wisdom, energy and power.  It is not about religion, blocking out thoughts and going blank or sitting in uncomfortable positions for long
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To Sleep or Not to Sleep

Sleep specialist William Dement states that sleep is “the most important predictor of how long you will live and perhaps more important than smoking, exercise or high blood pressure.”  More than half of Americans suffer from lack of sleep that can be a direct result of higher stress levels.  Sleep deprivation affects your mood, memory, concentration, relationships, judgment, reaction time, and
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