Tips and Tools

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

3 Tips for Keeping a Journal

By Rebecca A. Watson People who keep journals have life twice.—Jessamyn West   A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend who said she wanted to keep a journal. She’d read that all successful people have that in…

Every Job Matters

By Noelle Sterne Do you wake in the morning and groan? Not because you can’t face another spartan breakfast of dry toast and skim milk, but because you dread your day job. All you crave is to stay home and…

Your Guide to Fun in 4 Steps

By Rebecca A. Watson Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun. —Randy Pausch   A few months back I went to a friend’s birthday party. We grilled, chatted, and played board games, among other things. When I returned home,…

Life Treats You the Way You Treat You

By Jonathan R. Wachtel Your relationship with everyone and everything around you is a reflection of your relationship with yourself. Everything that you think and feel toward anyone else—whether you say it or act on it or not—is a reflection…

Embracing Change

By Sarah Sparks   Sometimes we think we know best. Sometimes we exist in this world pretending to be someone we are not. Sometimes what we think we know is holding us back from becoming who we were meant to…

When You Talk to Yourself, Who Answers?

By Noelle Sterne When you talk to yourself, what do you hear? Who’s really talking? Inside our heads, we’re always talking to ourselves. We hear many voices, and most of the time they’re far from friendly: “Hey, stupid, use the…

Are You Getting What You’re Asking For?

By Joeel A. Rivera, M.Ed. Have you ever heard the phrase, “life will give you what you ask of it?” This is a phrase that I have heard off and on, but for a long time I never paid any…

A Cup of Coffee with an Angel

By Andrea Louca I often visualized myself being able to achieve more, being an inspiration to many. I was a fighter and wanted to stand up and fend for others, and had been that way from a very young age.…

Want to Change? Reframe

By Noelle Sterne Many wise people have observed how most of us dislike change, even hate and fight against it, and many equally wise people have observed that change must take place. If we want to improve our situations and…

Break Through the Change Cycle

By Natalie Rivera Nothing in life stands still. Science has shown us that the entire human body—every cell—completely regenerates itself within a span of about seven years. Brain scientists and psychologists have agreed that in each moment our brains are…