The Art of Practicing Self Love While Loving Others

By Natalie Rivera In the event there is a drop in cabin air pressure, put the oxygen mask on yourself first… The Mask While there is great wisdom in the above statement, we rarely follow it, regardless of whom we…

WEEDS: Tending the Garden of Life

By Natalie Rivera We are all gardeners; each cultivating our harvests and reaping the rewards, or punishments, of our labor. Some create lives filled with luscious foliage, while others grow carefully groomed beds. Some sculpt manicured hedges and others range…

Shed Your Shell and Embrace Change

By Natalie Amsden Sometimes insight comes from the strangest places, often Earth’s most simple creatures. I was sitting on the dock watching the light reflect on the water and listening to the egrets calling in the mangroves. I was on…

I Can See Clearly Now (Wayne Dyer)

By Dr. Wayne Dyer It’s Christmastime 1941, a few weeks after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. America has been drawn into war; two of my mother’s brothers are serving in the military, one in Europe and the other in the…

Is Your Reality Boxed In?

By Joeel A. Rivera There have been moments of great change and transformation throughout my life, to the extent that I feel as if I have lived many lives within one. As we grow up, we develop ideas about relationships,…