The Surprising Truth About Your Feeling of Emptiness

Most of us hate emptiness. Whenever I felt that inexplicable void inside, I used to grab the nearest distraction in sight—work, food, sex, shopping, news…—and try to get myself out of that black hole as fast as possible. That tactic works…for most people. But you aren’t most people. Yes, you, who are reading these lines right now, are on a… Read more →

3 Spiritual Principles to Help You through Trying Times

The past month has been a difficult time for many, as the configuration of planetary energy stirred up conflict and turmoil, both internal and external. If you’ve lost/separated from loved ones during this time, see your project/business stalled, or find yourself drowning in self doubt and sorrow for no reason, my heart goes out to you. I myself have experienced… Read more →

How to Get Clarity on Anything in Your Life

You’ve waited and waited. Still, you don’t have any clarity… …about what you really want, about the next steps, about “should I…or should I not”, about how to get from here to there. You’re not alone. Most of life is the art of treading in the murky water of unknowingness most of the time. Nobody is an exception. When you… Read more →

7 Things I Learned While Going through A Spiritual Makeover

People call it by different names: energy shift, vibration rising, spiritual transformation, soul expansion, the force awakening (I’m not making this up). All these labels describe the experience when your entire energetic makeup—what you normally identify as your “self”—is taken apart, vacuumed and refurbished, and put back together, so as to create room for a most powerful, free, and grace-filled… Read more →

Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated (And Why You Haven’t Lost More Weight And Saved More Money)

What do losing weight and saving money have in common? The answer: a lot. First of all, both can be filed under the I’d-rather-eat-a-litter-box-than-do-this category. Also, the success rate of accomplishing either among the general population is equal to the probability that you’re Princess Leia’s twelfth cousin. And the most striking similarity between the two is the way we go… Read more →

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life.

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM—that’s Transcendental Meditation for those who’ve lived under a rock for the past fifty years—on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. So you decide you will start meditating…soon…but definitely not this weekend. You’re… Read more →

Why Your Creative Work Hasn’t Made You Rich and Famous

A member of my writers’ group asked me this question: Hello, I just self-published a novel. It’s not doing so well… About 150 people have bought it nationwide but I want MORE people to know my book. No one really know who I am. I’ve always wanted to be an author but now it’s getting really stressful… I cannot afford… Read more →

The 7 Stages of Human Mastery

During this human journey, our relationships with ourselves and the rest of the world constantly change. Yet there are significant gateways almost all of us go through. These are what I call the “Seven Stages of Human Mastery”. There are variations on the theme and the timing of each stage is different for all of us. Still, these are the… Read more →

You Have Negative Thoughts? Ok. So What?

A friend of my Facebook page asked me this question: I get these negative feelings of people… I know I have to stop the negativity but it isn’t easy. I know every thought you think has energy… so what steps can I take to maintain a positive outlook especially about other people? My answer: Step 1. Stop thinking you have… Read more →