Stress-Busting Exercise

If your stress is high, do the exercise at the end first, then read: When everything seems to happen at once, keeping a peaceful flow becomes more challenging. There are times when several key areas of life needed immediate attention and we begin to feel divided. Our hard-earned peaceful state slips away into anxiety. Then […]

Peace Sounds in NYC

Monday night at Summer Stage in New York City’s Central Park a Millennial crowd gathered to listen to a sage of their generation, Ben Howard. “I will become who I deserve,” Howard sings wisdom as he plays uniquely created chords. (Howard tunes his guitar differently for various songs).

Free Your True Self

With all the messages that we get from friends, family and society about who we are, should be or need to be, your true self can feel caged behind bars of expectations. Like the tiger in the cage that would not leave when the gate was open to be set free, we can keep our genuine selves […]

Parenting Inside Out: 4 Principles to Create Peace

Have you noticed how all babies are born as harmless, simple love bundles, and adults are a mixture of kindness and iniquity? Between birth and adulthood, a child goes through a process of growth greatly impacted by parenting. To attain a world of respect, harmony and peace, we must raise our children into adults with […]

Empowered Men Empower Women

I was biking down the street in New York, on a warm and sunny day. To my right, I saw a petite, middle-aged woman walking around in her yard. She was wearing a long black dress, and her head was wrapped in a massive white scarf. To my left, I saw four young men playing basketball. They […]

Summer Swim: Living Life

In these warm summer months, most of us enjoy taking a swim. Swimming can be a Zen experience, and observing how we swim can give us insight to how we approach life. Unlike floating, wading or dangling your feet in the water, swimming is movement toward a direction. Life is moving forward in directions constantly. […]