Tips and Tools

Practical Tips and tools to help you in your spiritual and personal growth journey.

How Happiness Works (and How You Can Work It)

By Gregg Sanderson What makes you think you need needs? We get a lot of support for the idea that life and happiness are all about satisfying needs.  I brazenly proclaim, “NOT SO!” As you move from everyday stress to…

2 Little Words (That Can Change Your Life)

By Gregg Sanderson Don’t pursue happiness, create it. In early columns, we introduced the new paradigm for happiness. Instead of Stimulus —> Response, where you’re at the mercy of circumstances, we have: Stimulus —> NEED —> Response …where you are…

5 Deadly Emotions that Derail Your Happiness

by Rena Greenberg Five deadly emotions can stop you in your tracks if you don’t have awareness of them and the danger they present in your life. That means that, left to their own devices, these emotions are like a…

The Search for Happiness

By Marcia Bender Are you a happy human being? Anyone who studies human nature realizes that physical beings go through life in a fluctuating state of mind, at times deep in despondency and pessimism, at times at the heights of…

How to Stop Gossiping

By Rebecca A. Watson It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people’s business.—Dolley Madison A few months ago I was speaking to my husband about a friend of ours who had made…

The Science of Happiness (It’s more than an art; it’s a science.)

By Gregg Sanderson “There is no path to happiness: Happiness IS the path.”— Gautama Buddha Peace, love, and happiness are yours for the taking, along with a long, healthy life. Stress kills, suffering is no fun, and misery sucks. It…

Ego vs. Intuition

By Darlene Coleman I recently had the opportunity for self-expansion, which came in the form of a personal conflict.  However, only after having some time to process the situation could I call it an “opportunity.” In the midst of it,…

Healthy Thoughts Are FundaMENTAL

by Rev. Marla Sanderson “You need to remind yourself that Spirit surrounds you and is unlimited, and is the source of all things; also that it is always becoming something in your experience, and the nature of that “something” is…

3 Tips for Building Wealth

By Rebecca A. Watson “The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.”—John Maynard Keynes   A while back, my husband and I took a vacation into the southwest deserts of the United…

Help! My Child is an Addict

By Rena Greenberg Kerry felt both relieved and devastated at the same time. She was escorting her adult son, Kevin, to the American Airlines gate at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, putting him on a plane headed for Arizona, where he…